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Rafael Benitez believes he is already seeing an improvement in Fernando Torres just days into his reign as Chelsea manager.
Torres endured another frustrating night as the Blues were held to a 0-0 draw by Fulham, the ball refusing to break in the box for the Spanish international.
But interim manager Benitez says the signs are there that the misfiring striker is on target to return to something like his best.
"We have had maybe five training sessions so far; it is too early but for me we are watching things that are positive."
The Spaniard also insists Chelsea are still capable of winning this season's Barclays Premier League despite slipping seven points adrift of top spot.
"Why can't we? It's still a long way to go. We have to keep going. We'll have chances.
"Remember, last season when City were ahead and it was 'easy'. Then they needed to win their last game. It's a long, long competition."
Benitez chose to leave fellow ...
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Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez insists he can help Fernando Torres rediscover his form and win over the Stamford Bridge faithful.
Benitez got a frosty reception from sections of the club's support when he made his first appearance in the dug-out against Manchester City on Sunday.
But he is adamant that he can revive the fortunes of the club and Torres - and get the fans back on...
Chelsea are still searching for their first league win and goal under the managerial reign of Rafa Benitez yet the Spaniard insists his side can win the Premier League title.Chelsea followed up the 0-0 draw against Manchester City over the weekend with a solid, but unspectacular, repeat of the score line in the derby against Fulham. It is very clear that Benitez is setting Chelsea...
Former Olympic sprint champion Darren Campbell has claimed he could solve Fernando Torres' goalscoring problems for Chelsea .
Campbell, who won gold in the 4x100m at the Athens Games eight years ago, believes Torres needed just a fortnight's specialist training to recover most of his lost pace.
Torres briefly worked with Campbell during his first year at Stamford Bridge...
Chelsea running out of patience with Torres - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Fernando Torres has scored just one goal in his last 10 matches (in all competition) and to make matter worse he has had just one shot on target in his last two matches. Things are getting worse by the day for the Spaniard.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is certainly trying his best to ensure that Torres...
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Speaking ahead of tonight’s Premier League match against west London rivals Fulham, new Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez has admitted he is “lucky” to be at the helm of the reigning European champions.
Chelsea was held to a second straight 0-0 draw under interim coach Rafa Benitez as Fulham claimed a deserved point at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, dropping the hosts further off the pace in the Premier League.
Benitez was hoping a victory against Chelsea's west London neighbor would kick start the process of winning over fans unhappy about his controversial hiring last week...
Rodgers and Di Matteo’s differing perceptions - originally posted on Soccerlens.comWhen Brendan Rodgers tries it, we are in awe of his ‘fresh and innovative’ philosophy on the beautiful game, trying to create from midfield, one-touch passing his way to success.
When Roberto Di Matteo tried it, he lost his job.
Rodgers and Di Matteo: Both innovators, but with varying success...