Wednesday, 21 November 2012
Rafael fore-named Chelsea's acting boss
The 52-year-old Spaniard, Rafael Benitez was appointed acting manager of European champions "Chelsea" until the end of the season. On Wednesday, 22nd Nov. 2012, 10 hours after the club announced the sacking of Roberto Di Matteo. The Spaniard, becomes the ninth manager under Russian owner Roman Abramovich. He has successfully coached Valencia, Liverpool and Inter Milan. At Valencia, Benitez won the Spanish league twice and the Uefa Cup but he has been without a club since being sacked by Inter Milan in December 2010, after six months in the job.
Chelsea said: "The owner and the Board believe that in Benitez we have a manager with significant experience at the highest level of football, who can come in and immediately help deliver our objectives." He is expected to meet the players at the training ground in Cobham tomorrow.
Can he make that magic? *EYES ROLLING*