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

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 Madrid’s new boss at the Santiago Bernabeu on June 3 […]

Rafael Benitez moves closer to Real Madrid after confirming Napoli departure

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 his efforts and announced that a search for the coach’s […]

Rafael Benitez 99% certain to take over Real Madrid, says Carlo Ancelotti’s agent

Napoli coach Rafael Benitez is “99%” certain to be named the next manager of Real Madrid, according to Carlo Ancelotti’s agent Ernesto Bronzetti. Yesterday, Ancelotti was sacked by the club following a meeting of the Madrid’s board of directors, with the official announcement coming during a press conference held by […]

Rafa Benitez Expected To Be Sacked At Napoli, Increasing Speculation of Liverpool Return

Napoli manager Rafa Benitez has come under increased scrutiny over the past several weeks. According to widespread reports in Italy, the Spanish tactician’s relationship with club officials has deteriorated as his on-field success with the Italian side has decreased. Benitez was hoping to regain some trust from Napoli officials and build […]

Inter’s Decline Under Rafael Benitez

Under Jose Mourinho, Inter gradually developed an aura of invincibility, and their defence – generally made up of Maicon, Lucio, Samuel and Chivu (or Zanetti) – had become the envy of the rest of Europe. The Nerazzurri had finally brought back the success of generations gone by, and despite one […]

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Meet the Premier League Referees, Gameweek 30

Having confirmed last weekend the final four of the FA Cup, it’s back to the main business of Premier League survival and title challenges as all twenty teams are involved in ten important matches. We’ve got derbies, relegation six pointers and matches between sides at opposite ends of the Premier League […]

Manchester United agree £21 million deal for Benfica’s Nicolas Gaitan, says report

Manchester United have agreed a £21 million deal for Benfica midfielder Nicolas Gaitan, according to a report from the Portuguese newspaper A Bola. The 27-year-old had been linked with a move to Chelsea, but it appears Manchester United have beaten the Premier League champions to the Argentine’s signature. According to […]

Tiago Rejects Everton Advance

What I’m hearing is Juventus midfielder Tiago Mendes has rejected a 12-month loan move to English side Everton. Sounds like the Turin club had tried to transfer the player to either Tottenham or Newcastle but those talks broke down and Everton pounced for the Portuguese national.  Something tells me Tiago has […]

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