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Deschamps: Liverpool wanted me to replace Benitez

September 28, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Olympique Marseille boss Didier Deschamps has revealed Liverpool approached him about replacing Rafael Benitez at Anfield in July.

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Deschamps took over at Marseille in 2009 and guided the club to their first Ligue 1 title for 18 years as was interviewed by Liverpool before they eventually appointed Fulham's Roy Hodgson.

The former France captain, whose side face his old team Chelsea in the Champions League on Tuesday night, ...

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