The Blues manager said: "We must change because if we think we can play a game like this in the final of the FA Cup, we don't have a chance".
That decision remains in the balance, although surely it would be madness for Benitez to give this up. At the beginning, the target was to stay up. His brace within five second half minutes wrapped up the game and the season with a flourish, taking his own goals tally into double figures. "If you want to continue growing, normally you have to try to keep your best players".
Should he remain, Chelsea fans will certainly be hoping that they see more of the football and results from his first campaign in charge in which he won the title.
Chelsea's meek end to the season mirrored their title defence and did nothing to quell the belief that Conte will depart in the summer.
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It will be midweek Europa League expeditions from September, not the more luminous Uefa Champions League that a club of Chelsea's status, wealth and prestige would regard as their natural entitlement. "Now we have to play the last game in the FA Cup and then, as you know very well because I am repeating always the same thing, I am committed to this club". "Now, probably, you can finish fifth and start with a bit of an advantage compared to when you finish 10th".
Chelsea, on the other hand, have somehow kept their hopes of a top-four finish alive, especially with the narrow 1-0 win over Liverpool.
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However, the Spaniard was delighted to see his team end a four-game losing streak in style. Alvaro Morata managed just 11 Premier League goals following his big-money move from Real Madrid and has struggled to make an impact when called upon. Once Chelsea had to chase the game against Newcastle, they increased the attacking pressure.
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Hazard has scored 16 goals and provided seven assists in 45 appearances across all competitions in his sixth season at Stamford Bridge.
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