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Archives: Rafa Benitez

Jose Mourinho makes jokes about Rafa Benitez’s weight

Posted on by PA Sport
Mourinho Benitez

Jose Mourinho has hit back at Rafael Benitez's wife – with a remarkable jibe about his rival manager's weight. Montserrat Seara had claimed in Spanish newspaper La Region that her husband "tidied up the mess" left behind by Mourinho after … Continue reading

Sergio Ramos is 100% staying at Real Madrid, says Rafa Benitez

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid manager Rafa Benitez is confident disgruntled defender Sergio Ramos will remain at the club past this summer. It has been well-publicized that Ramos and club president Florentino Perez have had a major falling out concerning various personal and professional … Continue reading

Rafa Benitez is destined for failure at Real Madrid

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah

Just this past week, Carlo Ancelotti was relieved of his job as Real Madrid manager despite winning four trophies in two years including the La Decima. We all knew it was likely to happen given the expectations of President Fiorentino Perez … Continue reading

Real Madrid expected to present Rafael Benitez as new manager next Wednesday

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Rafael Benitez is expected to be officially presented as Real Madrid manager next Wednesday, according to Spanish journalist Josep Pedrerol. The host of the television programs Jugones and El Chiringuito revealed that the Napoli coach will be unveiled as Real … Continue reading

Rafael Benitez moves closer to Real Madrid after confirming Napoli departure

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Napoli coach Rafael Benitez has confirmed he will leave the club after Sunday’s final Serie A game against Lazio. The announcement was made earlier today during a joint press conference with club president Aurelio de Laurentiis, who thanked Benitez for … Continue reading

Real Madrid set to end Carlo Ancelotti’s contract with Rafa Benitez tipped as successor

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Real Madrid are set to terminate the contract of manager Carlo Ancelotti and an official announcement from the club is expected next Tuesday, according to various reports. Ancelotti has one year remaining on his current deal with Madrid. The Italian boss … Continue reading

Rafa Benitez has steadied the ship at Napoli after a rough start

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Napoli manager Rafa Benitez is preparing his side for their upcoming Coppa Italia quarter-final against Inter Milan tomorrow. Despite getting off to a slow start, the Spaniard has found a way to navigate the Azzurri to a deep run in the cup and … Continue reading

PSG losing patience with Laurent Blanc and eyeing up possible replacements

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi is losing patience with Laurent Blanc and wants the manager to take a tougher line towards the players in his dressing room. The Qatari reportedly feels that Blanc has lost control of the squad and … Continue reading

Rafa Benítez Hails Arsène Wenger as the Best Manager in England: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Napoli manager Rafa Benitez has hailed Arsene Wenger as the best manager in England. Both Napoli and Arsenal face each other later today in the UEFA Champions League, but while the praise for Wenger is worthy, you have to wonder … Continue reading

Why I’ll Miss Rafa Benitez as Chelsea Manager

Posted on by Bo McMillan

I wouldn’t be surprised if this article got me kicked out of my Chelsea supporters’ group. It’s no secret that Rafa Benitez wasn’t a fan favorite at Chelsea since taking the helm in late November of last year. Demeaning signs … Continue reading

Chelsea: A Period Of ‘Auditioning’ For The Club, Players and Managers

Posted on by Tom Gatehouse

With Chelsea limping into the last four of the Europa league, becoming the only English side left in European competition this season, Chelsea fans will have their eyes trained on the future. Due to the fixture list, the Blues could … Continue reading

Rafael Benitez running out of time at Inter

Posted on by Rami Soufi

Lazio inflicted another defeat on Serie A champions Inter with coach Rafael Benitez’s position becoming weaker and weaker with every passing week. The victory against Parma in the previous round was by a big score raising hope the Nerazzurri will … Continue reading

Five Things To Note From Serie A This Weekend

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

The Serie A continues with much of the same; Benitez loses his second game in a row, Krasic cuts through defenders like a hot knife through butter, and Ibrahimovic provides a fantastic goal for us all to enjoy. This slate … Continue reading

Five Things To Note From Serie A This Weekend

Posted on by Niccolo Conte

The Serie A has returned, and we’re beginning to see some interesting developments regarding teams which might need a new manager sometime soon. Just looking at the bottom three teams: Fiorentina, Parma, and Udinese, you find underachievers which will need … Continue reading

Bookies Suspend Betting On Benitez Leaving Liverpool

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Sky Sports News seems to be having a strange day today as it winds itself up again over the information that certain sports betting agencies have suspended betting on Rafa Benitez leaving Liverpool after tonight’s match. Now whilst I’ve been … Continue reading

Graeme Souness’s Biggest Mistake

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Graeme Souness knows his days are numbered. And it’s his own fault. His extremely negative attitude the past few weeks when answering questions from the press has had a detrimental effect on the team’s play. He’s been clutching on to … Continue reading