Chelsea fans not putting Benitez off Blues job

Former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez remains keen on the Chelsea job.

Former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez remains keen on the Chelsea job.

The Sunday Sun says Benitez is still interested in becoming the next Chelsea manager — despite protests from Blues fans.

Chelsea supporters chanted anti-Benitez songs at Birmingham in midweek after the Spaniard was linked with the role.

But he said: "When I went to Valencia they were in the final of the Champions League and I was coming from the second division with Tenerife.

"The fans complained 'he's a young coach' and they were not sure about me.

"After winning two league titles and the UEFA Cup, they loved me. So the fans know what they want to see - and that's their team winning.

"I have done the same for years at different clubs so I have experience.

"I won the European Cup with an English club. What are Chelsea looking for? A manager who can win in Europe.

"If they have someone that can guarantee they can win a lot of games and especially in the Champions League, they will be happy."

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