Chelsea's Spanish interim manager Rafael Benitez (R) shouts from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge in London on May 19, 2013. Fernando Torres ensured Rafael Benitez's troubled reign at Chelsea ended with a third place finish, striking a 76th-minute winner to secure a 2-1 over Everton at Stamford Bridge on the final day of the Premier League season on Sunday.
We were expecting to win much more this season. We were playing for finals and it's not been easy. At the end I think we can say it's a good season, but we're looking forward to the next one.
Chelsea will be much better next season because they will spend £100million and they will sign three or four players ... They have good young players like (Victor) Moses, (Eden) Hazard, Oscar, (Cesar) Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Fernando Torres, Oriol (Romeu), they are all improving and they all have potential. The foundation is already there. The future is bright for them.More quotes »
Ivanovic header gives Chelsea 2-1 win over Benfica
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