You will recall that the former Chelsea coach was sacked in the early hours of today following the failure of the team at Tuesday night’s match.
Well, Chelsea Football Club has confirmed Rafael Benitez as its’ new appointed interim first-team manager until the end of the season.
The 52-year-old Spaniard is due to meet the players at the training ground in Cobham tomorrow.
The two-time UEFA Manager of the Year comes with outstanding pedigree. He began his managerial career in his homeland, most notably at Valencia where he built a reputation as one of Europe’s top coaches by winning the Spanish League twice and the UEFA Cup. He then spent six years at Liverpool and led them to their fifth European Cup and an FA Cup.