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Rafa - Let Me Stay!

Rafa - Let Me Stay!

So the headline screams out at me from the back page of one of the nations` leading Sunday red-tops.

Apparently, after agreeing to guide the good ship Chelsea on an interim basis, Rafa the Gaffer now wants the job on a full-time basis.

Speaking ahead of the FA Cup 4thround clash with Brentford, Rafa is quoted as having remarked,

"I want to be at a top side and Chelsea is a top side with great potential. It is a great opportunity."

"I`ve had private conversations with the people in charge and the owner."

"They know my ideas, they listen to me, we talk and they have to decide."

"I came in mid-season, so I could not change too much and I had to work with the squad I had."

"I gave my opinions, we signed a striker and we`re trying to do what is best for the team and the club."

"This is a top side and if they continue to do things the right way they`ll challenge for trophies."

But, the huge question remains - will it be with Rafa at the helm?

Your thoughts please!

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Date:Sunday January 27 2013
Time: 10:20AM


Results should do the talking npt yur large mouth tubby...just shut it and do your freaking job for 6 months and fess off..we'll sort ourselves out...I Hope he does not stay here beyond may...God please...
27/01/2013 10:25:00
We don't have much of an option do we??
27/01/2013 10:26:00
@Mq .... Mournho ??? sounds like a good option to me..... despite his faults he has to be better than tubby. Wait .. Who wouldnt be a better option?
27/01/2013 10:28:00
How many better qualified coaches in the world are available? Not many. Mourinho is the only one I'd love to see at SB, but Rafa's experience speaks for itself.
27/01/2013 10:53:00
This is the wrong time to debate on that, we still have to finish this season first.
27/01/2013 10:54:00
@djdutts...6years at Liverpool.....1 CL, 1 Super Cup and 1 FA...clearly show the quality of experience rafa has as far as the BPL...definitely not good enough..and results so far have not shown that he has changed his ways or improved in anyway...'ll rather take a bit of risk with a younger manager who has not won much, has the tactical ability and a strong will to succeed (thank God our squad is a lot younger) than see rafa here beyond the summer...Moyes, Laudrop, Simeone and of course Mourinho are all far better coices in my eyes...Rafa definitely out!
27/01/2013 11:02:00
No chance for Chelsea's worst performing manager since Roman arrived. i loathe him and it is nothing to do with RDM
27/01/2013 11:05:00
I just hope he leaves in May. I really do. I can't even imagine Chelsea with him next season. No way.
27/01/2013 11:10:00
yaa you can stay but at your home...not here and you can take torres with u
27/01/2013 11:26:00
u are welcomed as long as u win us sthing dis season and cement a winning team.4 now let the result do the talking.its now evident that cfc funs contribute sacking of managers at some point then blame Roman if strike the whip.its soo embarrasing for good mngs driven away by foolish words said ages ago.
27/01/2013 11:31:00
just dream mou will come here again.i promise u to close my a/c of vc if mou come.rafa will continue as interim next season until he ruin the season.spalleti or simeone
27/01/2013 11:40:00
Rafa said when he arived the he would win the fans over by winning titels and trophies. Cant say he have won many over
27/01/2013 12:01:00
#RafaOut #TorresOut Come back Jose please!
27/01/2013 12:07:00
Bet Mq is like this. His tactician master mind
27/01/2013 12:27:00
@Mq Adkins is a better option.
27/01/2013 12:44:00
What do I have to say about this feck off Tubby.
27/01/2013 12:59:00
I will be shocked if roman gives him a permanent job, it will show that he is idiotic as the fools who are still talking about his experience and tactical nous....arrrgggghh!!!!
27/01/2013 13:01:00
Merlin where is the part where he spoke about preseason??did u throw that line away??...
27/01/2013 14:02:00
Well i found it where u threw it and this is it,rafa said "if u analyse all the managers at chelsea,how many had a preseason here?Not me,How many managers have spent massive money here?Not me.How many managers have played in Japan in the middle of the season and have some players injured and some at the afcon?Only me." removin our rafa-hatred blinkers and readin in between lines we would realise that rafa has a very strong case(i know many would never agree though)
27/01/2013 14:17:00
oh please! Rafa gabbed the job cos he'd been idle for how long? RDM was thrustinto it facing a 3-1 first leg deficit, the rest is history, he never feckin whined like this ***** we have now!
27/01/2013 14:22:00
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