Rafael Benitez can look back on his time as interim Chelsea manager and consider himself a success, Frank Lampard believes, after the Spaniard’s temporary spell at Stamford Bridge ended with Champions League qualification and Europa League success, Sky Sports has reported.
Benitez was not made to feel welcome by a large section of the Blues’ faithful when he replaced Roberto Di Matteo in November 2012, as supporters remembered critic...More
Jose Mourinho has moved a step closer to a reunion with Chelsea after it was confirmed the Portuguese was free to leave Real Madrid, the Guardian has reported.
The move means Chelsea will not have to pay compensation to prise Mourinho from the Santiago Bernabeu, a possible saving of almost £17m according to the newspaper. Instead, Madrid president Florentino Perez confirmed in a press conference on Monday evening that Mourinho was to...More
After securing an impressive top 10 finish on their return to the Premier League, West Ham United and Sam Allardyce have identified Belgian hotshot Romelu Lukaku as a target to improve their squad next season, according to the Daily Mail.
Lukaku has had a magnificent campaign on-loan at West Brom from Chelsea, and completed his temporary spell at the Hawthorns with a stunning second-half hat-trick in Albion’s extraordinary 5-5 draw w...More
Jose Mourinho is expected to be confirmed as the new Chelsea manager this week, the Daily Mirror has reported, but it is not though Cristiano Ronaldo will be joining him in leaving Real Madrid for a return to the Premier League.
With Rafael Benitez’s time as interim boss at an end, the Blues are seeking a new full-time figure in the dugout, and Mourinho - who twice won the Premier League title in his last spell at the club between 20...More
David Luiz has thanked soon-to-be-ex Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez for his help during his time at Stamford Bridge, Sky Sports has reported.
Benitez was appointed as the Blues’ interim boss in November 2012 and went on to guide Chelsea into third place in the Premier League and to victory in the Europa League, as well as the latter stages of both domestic cup competitions.
The former Liverpool manager was not universally welcomed a...More
Departing Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez believes that whoever replaces him in the Stamford Bridge dugout should be looking to win the Premier League title next season with the squad he is leaving behind, according to the Daily Telegraph.
Benitez replaced Roberto Di Matteo in November and guided the Blues to third place in the table, the FA Cup semi-final, the League Cup semi-final and victory in the Europa League, and he said follow...More
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