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The Special One ramps up the tension ahead of Monday night's match

Rafa Benitez leaves the scene of his greatest Chelsea triumph

Chelsea say thanks to departing Rafael Benitez, but all eyes now point to the return of Jose Mourinho

The Spanish manager delivered the Europa League, but will now make way

Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard signs one-year contract extension with Chelsea to end speculation

The England midfielder captained the Blues to Europa League glory last night

Theo Walcott restored Arsenal's lead after latching onto a Cazorla cross

Chelsea v Arsenal third place play-off: Petr Cech perplexed by potential for Premier League showdown

The sides could realistically end up level on points, goal difference and goals scored

Branislav Ivanovic rises to head home Chelsea’s winning goal

Europa League Final: Branislav Ivanovic says victory over Benfica is 'like a dream'

The defender scored an injury time winner

Torres salutes the Chelsea fans after the Spaniard gave Chelsea the lead

Europa League Final: Fernando Torres hailed as 'the difference' against Benfica by Rafael Benitez

Benitez claims the striker has improved since his arrival

Rafa Benitez will bow out of Chelsea with another trophy to his name

Europa League Final: Chelsea turnaround proves Rafael Benitez is the master of the half-time pep talk

He took over a squad mid-season, recovered from Champions League exit and put up with hatred of fans - and then showed the nous that produced the miracle of Istanbul

Europa League Final: Frank Lampard proves the ideal stand-in captain for John Terry after leading Chelsea to second European title in as many years

The midfielder stood in for Terry last night and in the Champions League final last year

The Chelsea squad celebrate with their new trophy

Rafa Benitez's parting gift for Chelsea: Europa League glory for the Blues

Spaniard claims Europa League win proves he has been an 'interim' success as Chelsea manager

The Sport Matrix: Thursday 16 May 2013

Ivanovic header seals European glory for Chelsea

Juan Mata alongside Rafael Benitez ahead of the final

Europa League final: Benfica v Chelsea match preview

A look ahead to tonight’s Europa League final at the Amsterdam ArenA

Rafa Benitez, the Chelsea manager, called the win a “massive result” for the club as the edged closer to securing the Champions' League qualification he was tasked with delivering (Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Rafael Benitez says increasing short-termism in English football 'is a pity'

The Chelsea manager was brought in to Stamford Bridge on an interim basis

Frank Lampard trains as Rafa Benitez and Juan Mata look on at the Amsterdam Arena

Chelsea silent on reports Frank Lampard has signed new contract

The midfielder will be a free agent this summer

Despite Chelsea’s superior record in Europe, Jorge Jesus believes his Benfica side can win

Benfica v Chelsea, Europa League Final: Benfica seeking to recapture their reputation of old

The final takes place in Amsterdam tonight

Petr Cech speaks at the press conference ahead of the Europa League final

Benfica v Chelsea, Europa League Final: Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech happy to count the cups amid upheavals

Chelsea goalkeeper points to 10 trophies on eve of Benfica clash, compared with none won by 'stable' Arsenal

John Terry is taken off the pitch with an ankle injury during Chelsea's 2-1 victory over Aston Villa

Europa League final: Chelsea coy over fitness of John Terry and Eden Hazard

The pair came off injured in Saturday's match against Aston Villa

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