Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 12/21/12
Chelsea interim manager Rafa Benitez has refused to speculate as to whether he will remain at Stamford Bridge beyond the end of the season. Benitez took over at Chelsea following the sacking of Roberto Di Matteo in November, signing a contract until the end of the season. He has since picked up four victories from his first eight games but the Blues have been knocked out of the UEFA Champions League and lost the Club World Cup final, as well as suffering a Premier League reverse at West Ham. Chelsea's supporters have not taken kindly to the appointment of the ex-Liverpool boss with boos ringing out at Stamford Bridge and angry chants directed at the new manager at every game of his tenure so far. However, Benitez says that he believes that it is just a "matter of time" before he turns the fans around and refused to comment on suggestions he could replace Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid in the summer. He told Spanish Radio station Onda Cero: "When I accepted Chelsea's offer I did s...
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