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Torres: Rafa deserves credit

May 21, 2013
By Kevin Palmer
Fernando Torres has paid tribute to outgoing Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez and hailed his influence on a season that culminated with a top-three finish in the Premier League and Europa League glory.

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Benitez came under fire from a majority of Chelsea supporters when he succeeded Roberto Di Matteo, but striker Torres believes he should now be given credit for guiding the club to a successful season in difficult circumstances.

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