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Report: Guardiola 'approached by Chelsea to be boss'

Spanish football expert Guillem Balague has revealed that Pep Guardiola has been approached to become the new Chelsea boss, but that ex-Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez has not:

This week Pep Guardiola has been approached to take over Chelsea if the sacking got confirmed.

Pep said he will continue with his sabbatical.

Pep will doubt if it is a good idea to work for a man who changes his mind that often.

[...]Tthe instability of the club will make Pep think twice.

And Rafa Benítez, as we speak doing a talk in Abu Dhabi, has not got an offer from Chelsea or a call from them either.

Guardiola and Benitez joint favourites to replace Di Matteo

Ladbrokes have installed former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola and ex-Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez as the favourites to succeed Roberto Di Matteo.

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Guardiola and Benitez 6/4 joint favs to replace RDM. Surely Benitez is just a sideways appointment? 'Arry's 8/1 to sack off the Ukraine job.

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