Hostile reception for Benitez

Rafael Benitez was given a hostile reception by Chelsea fans at his first match in charge of the Blues - and a goalless draw with Manchester City did nothing to help.

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Chelsea confirm Rafa Benitez as new manager

Rafa Benitez, pictured here in 2010, won the Champions League with Liverpool in 2005. Credit: PA

Chelsea Football Club has announced the appointment of Rafa Benitez as the club's interim manager until the end of the season.

The 52-year-old Spaniard will meet players at the club's Cobham training ground tomorrow, a statement said.

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