Rafael Benitez has told the BBC that he will see out the season at Chelsea, but that he stands by his tirade against the club yesterday.
He told Football Focus that his relationship with club owner Roman Abramovich is still " very good."
The Spaniard reiterated his problems with the fans saying, "we were winning yesterday [against Middlesbrough] and still they were singing - I think that will not do our team any favours."
A Chelsea spokesman has told ITV News that Rafael Benitez will be taking a training session today and that it is "business as usual" at the club.
Labrokes favour former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho over Dortmund's Jurgen Klopp to replace Rafa Benitez:
William Hill offer 10/1 on Benitez to have left the club by noon today and 3/1 on an exit by 3pm on Saturday:
A report on the official Chelsea website makes little mention of Rafa Benitez's angry tirade at fans last night.
The article plays down the incident, saying instead that the manger merely "expressed his wish for the fans to unite in creating a positive atmosphere":
In addition to considering the action on the pitch on Wednesday evening, Benitez expressed his wish for the fans to unite in creating a positive atmosphere for the team to play in at our games.
'It will be much better for everyone to have a good atmosphere and to back the players,' he said.
Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez revealed during a press conference last night that he will stand down at the end of the season.
Speaking after Chelsea's 2-0 win against Middlesbrough, Benitez said he was "disappointed" with some fans who he described as "wasting time" making negative banners instead of supporting the club.
He also revealed that he did not expect the word "interim" to be added to his title when he signed his contract:
Chelsea's interim manager Rafael Benitez has complained about fans "wasting time" by making negative banners. Here is a selection of anti-Benitez banners over the years:
Watch Rafael Benitez's interview with ITV4 after Chelsea beat Middlesbrough 2-0 at the Riverside Stadium in the FA Cup fifth-round.
Chelsea fans have been giving their reactions to interim manager Rafael Benitez's outburst on Twitter:
On a more positive note: whoever the next Chelsea manager is, will benefit massively from not being Benitez.From @GrantJames_CFC on Twitter:
Rafa says 'don't worry about me, i'm leaving at the end of the season'. Still time for Chelsea fans to get him to change his mind.From @GaryLineker on Twitter:
With this Rafa rant at fans, at 'interim' title bestowed on him etc, his departure may come a lot sooner than the end of the season.From @GaryLineker on Twitter: