Thursday, November 22, 2012

AIM 2012 Tension: Di Matteo in Danger of Replacement by Benitez at Chelsea

THE LATEST UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE NEWS – Chelsea’s latest struggles in winning games has placed Roberto Di Matteo in the crossfire, as he hangs on to his post as the Blues’ manager following reports on his replacement in January.

Rafael Benitez, former manager of Valencia, Liverpool and Inter Milan, stands as the frontrunner to replace Di Matteo at Chelsea. The Spaniard has won titles under different European top clubs, including the Champions League during his time in Liverpool.

Di Matteo’s failure to lead Chelsea to win w1th ease in matches has reportedly frustrated owner Roman Abramovich. Problems concerning striker Fernando Torres’ uninspiring performances have led the club to scout for replacements, including Atletico Madrid forward Radamel Falcao.

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Rafael Benitez [Photograph]. (2012). Retrieved 21 November 2012, from <>


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