CHELSEA have tonight confirmed the appointment of Rafael Benitez as the club’s new interim manager.
The club announced the news in an official statement on their website tonight.
He will fill the role of interim manager until the end of the season.
The 52-year-old Spaniard and former Liverpool manager is due to meet the players at the training ground in Cobham tomorrow.
He then spent six years at Liverpool and led them to their fifth European Cup and an FA Cup.