Chelsea chief Emenalo to block Benitez signing plans

Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez faces frustration in the final days of the winter market.

Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez faces frustration in the final days of the winter market.

Benitez wants to sign a holding midfielder, having concluded the team do not distribute the ball quickly enough from defence to attack.

But Blues football chief Michael Emenalo and the board are reluctant to commit to a major signing in January given that the identity of the future manager is unclear.

Have your say