Benfica v Chelsea

Ramires to forget Benfica ties for final

May 14, 2013
By ESPN staff
Chelsea midfielder Ramires has said he is ready to leave the niceties behind when the Blues face his former side Benfica in the Europa League final on Wednesday.

Ramires, 26, spent a season at Benfica before moving to Stamford Bridge in 2010 and admits he still has some close ties at the club, although that will not stand in the way of his pursuit to earn Chelsea a second successive European trophy.

"I have a lot of affection for Benfica when they are playing in ...

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