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Arsene Wenger backs Rafael Benitez to remain in charge at Liverpool
Published : 06 Nov 2009 09:34:44Rss feed
Speculation over the Spaniard's future at Anfield has been rife in recent weeks after Liverpool lost their fifth Premier League match of the season and put their European campaign in jeopardy following a 1-1 draw with Lyon on Wednesday. However, Wenger insists that Benitez is one of the best managers around. Related ArticlesXabi Alonso defends Rafael BenitezLiverpool v Birmingham City: match preview"Over his first 200 league games he has a better win-ratio that Alex Ferguson or me," the Arsenal manager told the Sun. "Rafa Benitez is a super manager. "But we live in a world where judgements are only made in the present. That's why it's so important directors are strong enough to resist reacting to that. "The Premier League this season is more open than ever. Everybody's lost two games at least. If it goes like that the champions will lose seven games at least."