Browsing: Rafael Benitez

£6million midfielder set for Newcastle United stay

Christian Atsu is set to complete a £6million transfer to Newcastle United, having impressed at St James’ Park whilst on loan from Chelsea. The 25-year-old Ghana international initially linked up with the Magpies at the end


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More joy for Newcastle United as Benitez stays on

Rafael Benitez has agreed to remain at Newcastle United, following positive talks with club owner Mike Ashley ahead of their return to the Premier League. The Spaniard was unable to prevent the Magpies slipping out of


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Benitez ready to continue Newcastle United project

Rafael Benitez will meet with Mike Ashley this week to discuss how they can work together to continue the restoration of Newcastle United. Goals from Ayoze Perez, Chancel Mbemba and Dwight Gayle gave the Magpies a


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Newcastle United boss taking nothing for granted

Newcastle United’s seemingly relentless charge to the Premier League continued on Sunday, but Rafael Benitez insists he is taking nothing for granted. A Dwight Gayle double gave the Magpies a 2-0 win at Leeds United, their


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Sacked Benitez fancies a return to Premier League

Sacked from his post as Real Madrid head coach after just 25 matches in charge, Rafael Benitez would welcome a return to the Premier League claims Guillem Balague. On the face of it, the 55-year-old was


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Benitez sacked as Real Madrid hand reigns to Zidane

Just seven months into his three-year contract, Rafael Benitez has been sacked by Real Madrid who have handed his job to Zinedine Zidane. Benitez was appointed as Carlo Ancelotti’s successor in June last year, but he


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Emotional Benitez confirmed as Real Madrid coach

Rafael Benitez admitted to be emotional as he was appointed the new head coach of Real Madrid, who last week sacked Carlo Ancelotti. Despite leading Los Blancos to La Decima and the Copa del Rey last


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Real Madrid turn to Benitez following Ancelotti exit

Rafael Benitez is widely expected to become the next head coach of Real Madrid, who confirmed the departure of Carlo Ancelotti on Monday. Ancelotti was installed at the Bernabeu in the summer of 2013 when he


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Chelsea’s victorious captain takes swipe at Benitez

As he clinched a fourth Premier League title of his career, Chelsea captain John Terry couldn’t resist a sly dig at former head coach Rafael Benitez. The Blues skipper looked to be edging towards the status


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Pellegrini doesn’t fear for his Manchester City future

Manchester City look likely to end the season without a trophy to show for their efforts, but Manuel Pellegrini insists he doesn’t fear for his job. Since being taken over by the Abu Dhabi United Group


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