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Man City boss Mancini shocked by Chelsea fans anger towards Benitez

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini was shocked by the jeers of Chelsea's home fans aimed at Rafa Benitez yesterday. Mancini acknowledged he had never heard such booing for a new manager from his own supporters.

He said: "I work with another team. But I can say it's very difficult for him and for his team to play well.

"I don't think that Rafa is a magician.

"I don't think he can change everything in a few days.

"Weeks ago, Chelsea were on top and playing well. They have good players. Every manager needs time."

Benitez's fellow former Inter Milan boss added: "To do this job is very difficult. To do it is fantastic. We know everything, but it's a difficult job.

"Also, in England, it's easier than in Italy to do this thing."

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