Originally written on Soccerlens  |  Last updated 2/28/13
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Benitez may still be axed despite Chelsea’s support - originally posted on Soccerlens.comChelsea have played down speculations about the probable sacking of interim manager Rafael Benitez, following the Spaniard’s angry tirade directed towards the club fans and hierarchies.  Rafa Benitez could never win the fans over Benitez launched a scathing attack on Chelsea fans and the board after guiding the club to convincing FA Cup victory over Middlesbrough on Wednesday. The former Liverpool manager made it clear that he won’t be staying at the club beyond the end of the season and felt hurt with the tag of his “interim” managerial role. He further insisted that Chelsea fans are wasting their time in hurling abuse at him rather then supporting their players. Many thought that such an outspoken rant might cost him the job before the end of the season but as it stands, he is expected to take training at the club’s Cobham base as normal course of action later today. A Chelsea spokesperson tri...
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