The owner and the Board believe that in Benitez, they have a manager with significant experience at the highest level of football, who can come in and immediately help deliver their objectives.
Culled from Chelseafc.com
It would be recalled that Benitezwas a Manager in Valencia and Liverpool and helped both team win trophies. Boudewijn Zenden, former Chelsea and Liverpool midfielder, is to be appointed his assistant, and as Goal.com also reported, the job would represent Zenden's coaching debut.
*Now, the pressure is very high on the new Manager. But then, Was sacking RDM the best option? Will Benitez perform some magic that will immediately make Chelsea win their next game against Manchester City on Sunday? The rate at which coaches are sacked begs the question: Is Chelsea's problem with the coaches or the players? Nevertheless, Welcome, Mr. Benitez; All the best as you sit on a seemingly-ticking time bomb...