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Fans group underwhelmed at thought of Benitez as Chelsea manager

Rafael Benitez will not be accepted as Chelsea manager should he be appointed to succeed Roberto Di Matteo, according to a supporters' group, reports BBC Sport. The former Liverpool boss has been linked to the job after Di Matteo was sacked following eight months in charge.

But chair of the Chelsea Supporters Group, Trizia Fiorellino, said: "I don't think Benitez is a good manager."

David Johnstone, spokesman for fanzine cfcuk, added: "Benitez is not a Chelsea manager. He isn't what we want."

The Blues are looking for their ninth manager in nine years.

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