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Benitez in extraordinary rant

Rafa Benitez has all but resigned as Chelsea coach after lashing out at the club's fans and Roman Abramovich.

Benitez accused the fans of damaging the team with their abuse of him, and said the club's board made a mistake in labelling him as an 'interim' manager.

He told BBC Radio 5 live: "Chelsea gave me the title of interim manager, which is a massive mistake. I'm the manager.
The fans are not helping us. At the end of the season I will leave. They don't have to worry about me."

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