Chelsea legend John Terry opens about his difficult relationship with past manager Rafael Benitez, discussing that they “didn’t get on from day one”.
Chelsea legend John Terry has actually opened about his difficult relationship with past manager Rafael Benitez, discussing that they “didn’t get on from day one”.
During his short spell with Chelsea, the Spaniard handled to direct them to Europa League splendor along with making a third-place finish during the 2012-13 season.
Nevertheless, Terry admits there was a sour relationship in between the players and the former Liverpool boss from the very start.
The 39- year-old informed Sky Sports News: “It was difficult, I need to be truthful. When he first came, I was truly looking forward to working with Rafa.
” The fans never ever required to him and desired him out from the first day. You might state he was rather effective, we won the Europa League under him naturally, however for me personally you wish to discover and establish.
“I’d seen tactically how he’d set up against us previously. You give everyone a fair chance and it’s down to them to prove to you otherwise, but we just didn’t get on from day one.”
The former Blues skipper likewise described that Benitez’s consistent referrals to his past success with Liverpool did not decrease too well with the squad.
Because Benitez left the West London side, he has actually gone on to handle both Napoli and Real Madrid prior to going back to the Premier League with Newcastle United.