After speculation that Rafa Benitez could be on his way to Chelsea, and with Sarri’s departure imminent, Newcastle fans had reason to worry.

But reporter Matt Law has eased the nerves of the Newcastle fans by stating it looks unlikely such a move will happen, leaving Chelsea supporters still wondering who will be the man in the hot seat next season.

Rafa Benitez has previously managed at Liverpool which will not impress the Stamford Bridge faithful and as it stands Chelsea are known to be looking for a manager who plays attractive football, something that Maurizio Sarri tried to implement at the club during his first season in charge.

Benitez was not a popular figure during his previous spell in charge at Stamford Bridge and the same feelings were likely to be repeated this time around.

Only time will tell as to who will be managing the Blues next season, however, the first task of the new coach will be to work out how to replace Hazard, despite the club’s two-window transfer ban.


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