Chelsea boss Benitez unconcerned over Guardiola speculation

New Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez says he can handle the speculation that he's keeping the seat warm for Pep Guardiola.

The former Inter Milan boss, who also strongly hinted John Terry would stay on as captain, said he was not put off by talk he is simply keeping the hot-seat warm for Guardiola.

"I have a very good relationship with Guardiola," he added. "He is a great manager, what will happen in future I don't know.

"When you analyse why go to a top side for seven months - it's because you can win trophies."

Asked if he thought he would still be in the job in a year's time, Benitez said: "If I do things properly I will be happy with trophies and then we will see."

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