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Benitez denies sweet-talking Real

February 20, 2013
By ESPN staff
Chelsea interim manager Rafa Benitez has insisted his comments about taking charge of Real Madrid were mistranslated.

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Benitez, who is contracted to the Blues until the end of the season, was quoted as telling Radio Nacional de Espana that Madrid were his "sweetheart" due to the time he spent at the club as a player and coach.

According to the Spanish edition of his official website,, the Chelsea coach responded ...

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