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Why did Benitez leave Napoli?

Why did Benitez leave Napoli?

Rafael Benítez has announced he is leaving Napoli after two years with the Serie A club amid widespread expectation that the Spaniard is poised to replace Carlo Ancelotti at Real Madrid.

Where is Rafael Benitez coaching?

Rafael Benítez

Personal information
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team Everton (manager)

What team is Rafael Benitez managing?

Everton have appointed former Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez as their new manager. The 61-year-old Spaniard has signed a three-year deal and succeeds Carlo Ancelotti, who resigned in early June to return to Real Madrid. “I am delighted to be joining Everton,” said Benitez. “I believe this is a club that is going places.

What formation does Rafa Benitez play?

Tactically the Spaniard has tended to operate with a variation of the 4-2-3-1 formation similar to the system he used so successfully later on at Liverpool.

When did Rafael Benitez join Real Madrid coaching staff?

In 1986, at the age of 26, Benítez returned to Real Madrid to join the club’s coaching staff. At the start of the 1986–87 season, he was appointed coach of Castilla B. With this team, he won two league titles in 1987 and 1989. He won a third league title with Real Madrid Youth B in 1990.

When did Rafael Benitez become manager of Tenerife?

In 2000, he was appointed manager of Tenerife of the Segunda División and with a team that included Mista, Curro Torres and Luis García, he gained promotion to La Liga by finishing third in the league behind Sevilla and Real Betis. In 2001, Benítez was appointed coach of Valencia, replacing Héctor Cúper.

When did Rafael Benitez join Osasuna Football Club?

During the 1996–97 season, Benítez took charge at Osasuna in the Segunda División, but after only nine games and one win, he was dismissed. He did, however, meet the fitness instructor Pako Ayestarán at the club, and went on to form a partnership with him at several clubs for the next decade.

When did Rafael Benitez become manager of Newcastle United?

On 11 March 2016, Benítez was appointed as the manager of relegation threatened Newcastle United, signing on an initial three-year deal. He suffered defeat in his first match in charge, losing 1–0 away to eventual champions Leicester City on 14 March.