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Chelsea boo boys lack courage to attack Abramovich

by | 27th, November 2012

LET’S all laugh at Chelsea FC. Those fans yelling for Rafa Benitez to go are missing their target. The former Liverpool manager was given a way back into top-level manager by Roman Abramovich, Chelsea’s sugar daddy who views managers as a harem of talent. Roberto Di Matteo was not shunted aside by Benitez. He was sacked by Abrahmovich. He delivered the favoured son (Champions’ League success) and was then put out to pasture.

At Chelsea, the boo boys don’t dare attack the owner. You will not hear the fans telling the Russian “You don’t know what you’re doing” and “We want out Chelsea back” .

Chelsea fans point to Benitez’s crimes. He said:

“Chelsea is a big club with fantastic players, every manager wants to coach a such a big team. But I would never take that job, in respect for my former team at Liverpool, no matter what. For me there is only one club in England, and that’s Liverpool.”

He called Chelsea big and fantastic. The swine!

“We don’t need to give away flags for our fans to wave – our supporters are always there with their hearts, and that is all we need. It’s the passion of the fans that helps to win matches – not flags.” (in regards to the 2007 Champions League semi-final between Liverpool and Chelsea.)

Bitchy. Yes. But not exactly on a par with Sir Alex Ferguson’s words on Liverpool:

“My greatest challenge was knocking Liverpool right off their f***ing perch. And you can print that.”

And that’s it. Oh, there is one more thing: Benitez accused Didier Drogba, the former Chelsea striker, of diving. That marks Benitez out as agreeing with pretty much everyone else who has seen the Drogba dying swan.

Know that during the Benitez period, Abramovich’s Chelsea aimed to persuade Liverpool’s captain Steven Gerrard to join the concubine. Gerrard said Chelsea’s continued interest unsettled him at the 2006 World Cup:

“I knew that Chelsea were very interested in me…I was driving myself mad thinking about should I go to Chelsea or not. Mentally it might have drained me…”

Benitez did not damage England’s World Cup chances. But Abramovich might have. Not that Chelsea fans are paying much attention to the top dog.  “We want the owners that be to realise we didn’t want him,” said Trizia Fiorellino, chair of Chelsea Supporters’ Group of the boos aimed at Benitez. It

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