Chelsea news

Benitez to sacrifice cups for top-four

February 25, 2013
By Kevin Palmer
Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez has hinted he will consider prioritising a top four finish ahead of cup glory in the final few weeks of the season, as a leg-weary Chelsea struggle to juggle their ambitions in three different competitions.

Sunday's Premier League defeat at Manchester City was a blow to Chelsea's hopes of claiming a top four finish, with their FA Cup and Europa League commitments in danger of deflecting the focus away from the battle to return to the Champions League next ...

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