Chelsea icon Lampard: I didn't get along with Benitez

Frank Lampard admits he didn't get along with departing Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez.
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Frank Lampard admits he didn't get along with departing Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez.

Lampard admits he endured a DIFFICULT six months working alongside the former Liverpool manager.

He told The Sun: “There are certain managers you build relationships with and feel closer to. He’s not that kind of bloke.

“Other managers draw a bit of a line and keep it that way. Rafa’s more like that. He was not really the sort of manager you could sit and talk with.

“We had a couple of conversations about my future in which he was quite honest saying that he wasn’t really involved.

“So that’s where that conversation ends.

“He’s not a manager who goes round putting his arm around every player — and I’m not saying that’s wrong.

“There are a lot of managers like that, Fabio Capello was like that with England.”

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