Former Newcastle boss Benitez is heading to China

Rafael Benitez is heading to China. The former Newcastle manager has announced he has joined Chinese Super League Dalian Yifang. The Spaniard’s Newcastle contract ended on Sunday, with Benitez saying he and the club’s hierarchy had been unable to find a shared vision for the future. The 59-year-old is unsurprisingly back in work already, posting […]

Rafa Benitez breaks silence on his Newcastle exit

Rafa Benitez has written an emotional letter to Newcastle United fans after leaving the club. The Magpies announced last week that Benitez would be departing at the end of his contract after failing to agree an extension. The Spaniard’s deal was up on Sunday and he has now addressed his three-year spell in a letter […]

Rafael Benitez is leaving Newcastle United

Newcastle United say manager Rafael Benitez will leave the club when his contract expires on 30 June. The Magpies finished 13th in the Premier League last season as Spaniard Benitez, who took over in March 2016, secured the club’s top-flight status. “We have worked hard to extend Rafa’s contract over a significant period of time,” […]