Benitez warns Mourinho: Abramovich calls the shots at Chelsea

Departing Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez has warned his successor that Roman Abramovich calls the shots.

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is expected to return to Chelsea this summer.

Benitez said: "The most important person at the club is Roman Abramovich.

"It will be good for the next manager because he will have a very good team and the owner will bring in new players.

"This is a top side challenging for trophies playing two games a week - this team will challenge for the title next year.

"You take a team in transition, with young players, and now we have left a good team with more experience, more character, scoring goals with more balance."

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