Leeds boss Warnock happy to shake hands with Chelsea's Benitez

Leeds United boss Neil Warnock was happy to shake hands with Chelsea counterpart Rafa Benitez following last night's Capital One Cup defeat.

Warnock and Benitez called a truce in their feud to shake hands before kick-off.

Warnock was furious at the Spaniard for fielding a weakened Liverpool team, which lost at Fulham in 2007. It helped the Cottagers escape relegation at the expense of Warnock’s Sheffield United, who then sacked their manager.

Warnock quipped: “I shook Rafa’s hand because I owe him big-time. Without him I wouldn’t have been able to manage great clubs like Crystal Palace, QPR and Leeds.”

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