Chelsea in Benitez talks to take over from Di Matteo

Rafa Benitez has been lined up by Chelsea to replace Roberto di Matteo following last night's Champions League humiliation.

Rafa Benitez has been lined up by Chelsea to replace Roberto di Matteo following last night's Champions League humiliation.

The Sun says Chelsea have already approached former Liverpool chief Benitez as a possible temporary replacement.

Boss Di Matteo will pay the price for dropping Fernando Torres for last night’s make-or-break clash against Juventus.

And Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich will step up his bid to land Barcelona legend Pep Guardiola as his team face a humiliating early exit from the Champions League.

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