Reports from the BBC and the Telegraph claim that former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez is close to being appointed as the next manager of Chelsea.
Rafa Benitez has boarded a plane bound for Heathrow. He arrives very late tonight. Next stop #CFC.
Rafa Benitez is in advanced negotiations to become the new Chelsea manager with an announcement possible as soon as this evening. #cfc
His managerial record so far:
1995 - 2001: Real Valladolid, Osasuna, Extremadura, Tenerife.
Valencia 2001 - 2004: Two league titles and one UEFA Cup win.
Liverpool 2004 - 2010: One Champions League (2005), One FA Cup (2006), One UEFA Super Cup (2005), One Premier League second place finish (2009).
Inter 2010: Appointed in June 2010, he was sacked in December of the same year after a disappointing run of results.