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Benitez: Real my 'sweetheart' club

February 19, 2013
By Kevin Palmer
Rafael Benitez has described Real Madrid as his sporting "sweetheart", as speculation mounts that he could be in line to replace Jose Mourinho at the Bernabeu next summer.

Speaking on Radio Nacional de Espana, the interim Chelsea manager all but declared himself available to take over at Real Madrid, suggesting his strong bond with the club's supporters would make him a candidate to replace Mourinho if he makes his anticipated departure at the end of this season.

"As a manager, ...

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