Blues boss knows why he is being booed at the Bridge
Under-pressure Chelsea head coach Rafael Benitez has claimed that he understands why the West London club’s supporters are booing him.
The Spaniard, who took over from former Blues legend Roberto Di Matteo earlier in the season, is keen to keep the job beyond the summer, although he recognises that may be tricky.
“I cannot change the perception people have of me because I was successful at Liverpool against Chelsea,” Benitez told the Daily Mirror.
“I thought when I came that if I carried on winning games here, it would get easier.
“But if you cannot win all the time, I understand that sometimes the fans get a little bit frustrated. And I am frustrated too.
“But at any club, whatever its circumstances, there are always going to be people who do not agree with you.
“In football in England, you have 60 million managers. In Spain, there are 40 million managers. Everyone has an opinion.
“You have to accept that this is normal. Especially now, in this society, everything is so quick.
“You have Twitter and Facebook and you can put out a message and in one second millions of people are reading the same message. If people stop you on the street and they ask you questions, you can give them your answer or have a conversation with them.
“But when you are in the stadium, you cannot be thinking too much about what they say.”