Benitez: Chelsea fans unhappy with my Liverpool background

Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez says his Liverpool background means Blues fans refuse to accept him.

Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez says his Liverpool background means Blues fans refuse to accept him.

Benitez thinks the reason the Stamford Bridge faithful have not take to him during his three months in charge is because of his success at Liverpool, where he also won the FA Cup in 2006.

He said: "The biggest problem is that I was manager of Liverpool and I am paying for the success I had at Liverpool.

"Nevertheless, I will keep working hard with professionalism, I am focused on achieving success with Chelsea. I am the happiest man in the world when we win a game.

"We are a team in transition and we are the team which has played the most games in all of Europe.

"You cannot do everything you want to do on a tactical level when you only have so much time."

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