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Chelsea boss Benitez relishing Man Utd Cup clash

Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez has welcomed their quick turnaround for their FA Cup tie with Manchester United.

The Blues lost their opening last-16 Europa League fixture with Steaua Bucharest on Thursday night and Benitez is pleased to have a swift change of focus with a key fixture against fierce rivals.

"It's a positive. It's good and it's a challenge for us," he said. "In terms of the focus of the players, it's good. We have an opportunity very quickly to change things.

"It's a good competition, a very exciting competition and Chelsea, as a club and as a team, have been doing really well. Hopefully we can carry on doing well after this game. That means that we will be through."

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