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Archives: Rafael Benitez

Jose Mourinho makes jokes about Rafa Benitez’s weight

Posted on by PA Sport
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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

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

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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
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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

Napoli expected to announce Rafa Benitez’s departure on Thursday

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Napoli have announced a joint press conference to be held on Thursday with the club’s president Aurelio de Laurentiis and coach Rafa Benitez, where it is expected the Serie A side will announce the departure their head coach and his staff … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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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 … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Chelsea's interim manager Benitez looks on before their English Premier League soccer match against Southampton at St. Mary's Stadium in Southampton

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 … Continue reading

Chelsea’s Players Want Fans to Call a Truce With Rafael Benitez: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Despite being the victim of a lot of hate from Chelsea supporters during his seven months in charge as manager of Chelsea, Rafa Benitez has overcome adversities from his own supporters to lift the Europa League trophy and end Chelsea’s … Continue reading

Inter’s Decline Under Rafael Benitez

Posted on by Mark McAllister

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 … Continue reading