Napoli coach Rafa Benitez has taken aim at Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho's record in Europe.

The Spaniard hit back after Mourinho claimed the Blues had underperformed under Benitez, despite winning the Europa League.

"Mourinho talks a lot about a lot of people, but I prefer to talk about facts. At Liverpool, with a squad half of the value of Chelsea, we twice knocked his Chelsea side out of the Champions League.

"Later, with the most expensive squad at Real Madrid, he did nothing in the Champions League. Now he says if there is an offer of hundreds of millions for Hazard and Oscar, maybe he can build a strong squad to win something."

Asked about Chelsea's weekend defeat after his Napoli beat Juventus, Benitez told Italian TV: "I am happy for Liverpool - I have lots of friends there."

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