Rafa Benitez is confident about winning back Chelsea fans - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
New Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez is hopeful that he can win over the fans with the right results.
The Spaniard was appointed as the manager of the London club after Roman Abramovich unceremoniously sacked Roberto Di Matteo. Di Matteo’s dismissal, despite winning the Champions League last season, came as a shock for the fans and players and the appointment of Benitez was met with further disapproval.
Benitez was welcomed with boos ringing round the Stamford Bridge during Chelsea’s last match against Manchester City. Benitez during his Liverpool days had made many infamous remarks about Chelsea and its fans, which the Stamford Bridge faithful haven’t forgotten in a hurry.
Chelsea supporters’ group had earlier urged Benitez to apologize to the fans for the comments he made in the past. Although the Spaniard, who was out of job for nearly two years since being sacked at Inter, didn’t issue an...