Working under Abramovich will be easy compared to Liverpool, claims Benitez

The new Chelsea boss insists he will have no problems managing the club for the Russian billionaire, despite a turbulent relationship with the owners of his former club at Anfield
Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez believes that working under Roman Abramovich will be "easy" following his difficult experiences as manager of Liverpool.

The 52-year-old, whose six year reign at the Meyrseyside club began back in 2004, won both the FA Cup and Champions League during his time with the Reds.

In spite of his success, however, a breakdown in the relationship between the Spaniard and the club's owners swiftly led to his departure from Anfield in 2010. But that, claims Benitez, is not a problem he envisages at Chelsea.

"We have an owner, a technical director Michael Emenalo and a good [team of] staff. It's easy," he told the reporters.

"I don't have two owners who don't talk to each other, which was a problem [at Liverpool]."

Abramovich, who has been notoriously impatient with managers at Stamford Bridge over the years, dismissed Roberto Di Matteo in mid-November just 6 months after the Italian had brought FA Cup and Champions League glory to the club.

And Benitez admitted that he is fully aware that the only way to ensure his job is safe is to keep getting results.

"It is very simple. Winning games is a guarantee for everything," he continued.

"If you do it in a row you can win trophies. I'm really happy to be here in the Premier League with a chance to win trophies. Perfect.

"I analysed the squad. Can they win trophies? Yes. How many trophies can they win? We have five opportunities. OK. Carry on."

Benitez's first game in charge will come against Champions Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.