Benitez declares he WANTS Chelsea job

Rafa Benitez admits he wants the Chelsea job.

The former Liverpool and Inter Milan boss is favourite to succeed Roberto di Matteo following the Italian's dismissal this morning.

"I have just found out [about Di Matteo]. Obviously Chelsea is a top side and they can compete for trophies so it goes in this category," he told Sport360 in Abu Dhabi.

"In football a lot of people are talking so we will see what happens in the next few days.

Asked if he had already spoken to Chelsea, he added: "You ask directly, I cannot answer directly.

"In football a lot of people are talking so we will see what happens in the next few days. I am looking for a club that can challenge for trophies and Chelsea is one of these clubs."

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