Report: Rafael Benitez set to become world’s best paid manager

According to the Daily Mirror, Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez could become the highest paid manager in world football as Chinese clubs attempt to lure him away from St James Park. The report added that Benitez was left frustrated after not being granted sufficient funds to bolster his squad during the January transfer window and […]
Via FutnSoccer
2 days ago

Rafael Benitez gives his thoughts following Bristol City comeback

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez has praised his side for showing character as they recovered from two goals down to earn a draw against Bristol City, though he is still disappointed that his club lost out on two valuable points as they relinquished first position on the Championship standings to Brighton and Hove Albion as a […]
Via FutnSoccer
3 days ago

Rafael Benitez outlines Newcastle United’s transfer plans if promotion bid fails

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has revealed that his club will have just a single transfer plan even if they fail to win promotion back to the Premier League. The Magpies had a low key January transfer window, which was surprising as they were reported to have been interested in bolstering the squad for the […]
Via FutnSoccer
9 days ago

Rafael Benitez makes major admission about his Newcastle future

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has given the clearest indication that he intends to stay at the club beyond the upcoming summer. The Spaniard endured a frustrating January transfer window as he failed to secure any of his transfer targets and there were reports that all is not well between him and owner Mike Ashley. […]
Via FutnSoccer
10 days ago

On Rafael Benitez's Bizarre Decision To Take The Newcastle Job

The only sensible question is why.  Why would Rafael Benitez — La Liga and UEFA Cup winner with Valencia, Champions League winner with Liverpool, Europa League winner with Chelsea, and most recently of Real Madrid — want to replace Steve McClaren at Newcastle, who are currently 19th in the Premier League with only 10 games remaining?  And the league position is only the...
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March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Zidane replaces Benitez at Real Madrid

The short reign of Rafael Benitez as coach of Real Madrid came to an abrupt end on 3rd January as he was replaced … The post Zidane replaces Benitez at Real Madrid appeared first on Football... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Real boss Benitez remains defiant despite costly loss to Villarreal

Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez insists all is not lost in the La Liga title race despite a costly 1-0 defeat at Villarreal on Sunday evening.Roberto Soldado's ninth-minute goal proved enough to secure Villarreal's victory on an evening when Benitez's team disappointed in front of goal despite an improved showing in the second half.It was Real's third league loss of the season and...
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December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Rafa Benitez: I must say I chose the wrong XI

Luis Enrique's side proved too much for their rivals to handle at the Bernabeu as a 4-0 thumping moved the Catalans six points clear of Madrid at the top of the table.Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez has accepted the blame for his side's 4-0 humbling at the hands of Barcelona, insisting that he selected the wrong starting XI for the match. Two goals from Luis Suarez and one each for...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Benitez promises Real Madrid on the offensive against Barcelona

MADRID - Rafa Benitez promises Real Madrid will come out attacking in the first clasico of the season against Barcelona on Saturday.With all his top strikers available after injuries and off-the-field problems, the coach said on Friday that Madrid will not relinquish its offensive style just because it's facing Barcelona.''The team's characteristic is to attack, to score goals, and...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Real Madrid boss Benitez wants Chelsea duo Hazard, Costa

Rafael Benitez reportedly wants to make the signing of Chelsea duo Eden Hazard and Diego Costa his first act as Real Madrid's new manager. The duo have been vital cogs in the Chelsea side this season as Jose Mourinho's side claimed the Premier League title. But the Sunday Telegraph claims both players are on Benitez's radar after the Spaniard took over at the Bernabeu last week and...
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June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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