Rafa's Da Man - Claim the Daily Mail this morning, reporting that the out of work Spanish manager is to be approached to take over as boss if their worst fears of Champions League elimination come true.
Our guess, is this won't be a popular move. Benitez was tipped to take over at Chelsea after Andre Villas-Boas was sacked, but fans were so vocal against the Spaniard, that Roman Abramovich is said to have abandoned plans to bring in the former Liverpool boss.
However with Pep Guardiola looking like more and more of a long shot, could they do worse than Benitez? Should Di Matteo be given more time?
To put our theory to the test, we took to Twitter to see what fans were saying about the prospects of the Spaniard taking the reigns at Stamford Bridge. Here's what they had to say...
@_bradleypaget: If Rafa Benitez became Chelsea manager I would probably make my self chunder.
@davidm33: Regarding the horrible Benitez story, maybe it hasn't been made clear. "Rafa" never has been, nor will he ever be wanted at The Bridge
@shaw13: Rafa Benitez
@s_venables: If rafa benitez comes anywhere near my football club, our 23 year relationship will come to an end
#cfc get pep now or wait until hes ready
@seanallenmoy: Rafa Benitez, you're not wanted here.
And Liverpool fans aren't exactly thrilled either...
@huwzat: If Rafa Benitez goes to Chelsea and does well, it'd be too much for many Liverpool fans - me included - to bear
@mkhkopite: Rafa Benitez to Chelsea?? No please....:( Don't take the job Rafa. But we got to understand his position if he takes the job.
@cookielfc85: Rafa benitez would win the title with chelsea or city every year he would also get them in at least champs league semi finals
@nathangreen1892: Don't think I could cope with Benitez at Chelsea - love the man too much to wish him bad, but..Chelsea. God, I miss Rafa.
So what do you think? Is Rafa to Chelsea a good move or the worst possible one?
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