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Liverpool boss Benitez aware of Gillett interview

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez is adamant George Gillett's amazing interview yesterday on Canadian radio won't disrupt their derby preparations.

Gillett branded his relationship with fellow Liverpool co-owner Tom Hicks as "unworkable: and revealed he and his family had been the subject of death threats.

Benitez said: "I have been told about the comments (from George Gillett), but my response is to be really focused on the derby, that is all that I am concerned about.

"But if we win everything will be happier, particularly if it is against Everton."

He added: "Whatever comments are made there is nothing I can do but concentrate on the game and prepare properly.

"I will just be thinking about Everton. I put it out of my mind by working on the games, analysing our opponents and I do not talk too much with anyone. All I want is to have 11 players fit for the game."

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