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Rafael Benitez

Born: April 16, 1960 (age 59)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Madrid, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Manager
Rafael Benitez
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Career History
Managerial1993-1995Real Madrid Castilla
1995-1996Real Valladolid
1996Osasuna
2000-2001Tenerife
2001-2004Valencia
2004-2010Liverpool
2010Inter Milan
2012-2013Chelsea
2013-2015Napoli
2015-2016Real Madrid
2016-2019Newcastle United
2019-Dalian Yifang
Sports Mole has 3,208 articles about Rafael Benitez. Articles 1 to 40:
Alisson Becker warms up on May 1, 2019
Jurgen Klopp in the dark over when Alisson Becker will return to fitness
Alisson has not played since injuring his calf in the first Premier League game of the season.
Sep 13, 15:42
Brentford's Said Benrahma pictured in August 2018
Newcastle United consider Said Benrahma swoop?
Newcastle United are reportedly planning a swoop for Brentford winger Said Benrahma in the January transfer window, with Aston Villa having previously been interested.
Sep 11, 23:44
Belgium winger Yannick Carrasco pictured ahead of a UEFA Nations League match in October 2018
Arsenal handed Yannick Carrasco transfer boost?
Arsenal are reportedly handed a huge boost in their long-term pursuit of Yannick Carrasco, with Dalian Yifang already hunting a replacement for the Belgium star.
Sep 10, 09:45
Newcastle United's Joelinton celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates on August 25, 2019
Result: Joelinton fires Newcastle to shock victory over Tottenham Hotspur
Joelinton scored the only goal but Harry Kane felt he should have had a penalty.
Aug 25, 18:35
Harry Kane celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa on August 10, 2019
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Newcastle United - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Sunday's Premier League fixture between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United.
Aug 24, 11:37
 Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their first goal against Southampton on August 17, 2019
Preview: Liverpool vs. Arsenal - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield, including predictions, team news and head-to-head records.
Aug 23, 15:58
Newcastle boss Steve Bruce pictured on August 17, 2019
Five challenges facing Steve Bruce at Newcastle United
The Magpies have lost their opening two Premier League games.
Aug 21, 09:06
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp celebrates on August 17, 2019
Jurgen Klopp becomes fastest Liverpool manager to 300 points
Jurgen Klopp becomes the fastest Liverpool manager to reach 300 league points in charge of the club, beating Kenny Dalglish, Rafael Benitez, Bob Paisley and Bill Shankly.
Aug 18, 17:29
Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce pictured on August 11, 2019
Steve Bruce eager to repair rift between club and Newcastle United fans
The 58-year-old insists he will not be frightened by the task ahead of him.
Aug 16, 23:03
Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce pictured on August 11, 2019
Steve Bruce feeling confident ahead of Carrow Road trip
The head coach's reign began with a 1-0 home defeat by Arsenal.
Aug 16, 11:25
Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez watches his side take on Wolves on February 11, 2019
Magpies had to prioritise squad - Charnley hits back at Benitez criticism
The Newcastle hierarchy and the club's former boss have become engaged in a war or words.
Aug 14, 12:32
Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez watches his side take on Wolves on February 11, 2019
Rafael Benitez insists lack of trust was reason for Newcastle exit
Benitez moved to China shortly after his contract expired at Newcastle.
Aug 13, 10:50
Steve Bruce in charge of Newcastle United on July 27, 2019
Steve Bruce admits he regrets turning Newcastle job down 15 years ago
The now 58-year-old was first offered the job in 2004.
Aug 11, 00:25
Arsenal manager Unai Emery pictured on May 12, 2019
Preview: Newcastle United vs. Arsenal - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League fixture between Newcastle United and Arsenal, including predictions, team news and head-to-head records.
Aug 10, 19:43
Steve Bruce in charge of Newcastle United on July 27, 2019
Steve Bruce: "I've been very fortunate"
The 58-year-old has vowed to win over his doubters.
Aug 10, 10:41
Mike Ashley pictured in June 2016
Newcastle owner Mike Ashley launches attack on Rafael Benitez
Spaniard Benitez is now in charge of Dalian Yifang and has been succeeded at St James' Park by Steve Bruce.
Jul 27, 07:48
Jonjo Shelvey in action for Newcastle United during pre-season on July 26, 2018
Shelvey urges Newcastle fans to give Bruce a chance
The former Sunderland boss has replaced Rafael Benitez as Newcastle manager.
Jul 21, 12:00
Newcastle United striker Salomon Rondon celebrates scoring against Liverpool on May 4, 2019
Salomon Rondon completes Rafael Benitez reunion at Dalian Yifang
The Venezuela international spent last season on loan at Newcastle.
Jul 19, 09:55
Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce watches on during his side's Championship clash with Swansea City on February 23, 2019
Steve Bruce given £90m transfer kitty by Newcastle United?
Steve Bruce is reportedly given £90m to spend on transfers this summer after becoming Newcastle United manager on Wednesday.
Jul 18, 12:53
Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce watches on during his side's Championship clash with Swansea City on February 23, 2019
Steve Bruce: Five key issues for the new Newcastle boss to solve
The new manager has problems to solve on and off the pitch.
Jul 17, 12:55
Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce watches on during his side's Championship clash with Swansea City on February 23, 2019
Steve Bruce facing battle to win over Newcastle United fans
Newcastle's new boss and his staff have flown straight to China.
Jul 17, 12:53
Newcastle United's Jonjo Shelvey celebrates scoring their first goal with Jamaal Lascelles on May 12, 2019
Jonjo Shelvey wants to remain at Newcastle United this summer
Jonjo Shelvey confirms he does not want to leave Newcastle United this summer despite the departure of manager Rafael Benitez in May.
Jul 17, 11:20
Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce watches on during his side's Championship clash with Swansea City on February 23, 2019
Steve Bruce confirmed as Newcastle manager
The former Sunderland and Sheffield Wednesday boss has signed a three-year contract at St James' Park.
Jul 17, 11:06
Newcastle United striker Salomon Rondon celebrates scoring against Liverpool on May 4, 2019
Salomon Rondon to join Rafael Benitez at Dalian Yifang?
Dalian Yifang agree a deal with West Bromwich Albion for Salomon Rondon, according to a report.
Jul 15, 21:34
Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce watches on during his side's Championship clash with Swansea City on February 23, 2019
Newcastle-bound Steve Bruce 'to be lowest-paid manager in Premier League'
Newcastle-bound Steve Bruce will reportedly be the lowest-paid manager in the Premier League if he takes over at St James' Park, earning six times less than Rafa Benitez.
Jul 14, 23:49
Newcastle United goalkeeper Martin Dubravka in action during his side's Premier League clash with Huddersfield Town on March 31, 2018
Aston Villa 'leading race for Newcastle United goalkeeper Martin Dubravka'
Newly-promoted Aston Villa are reportedly leading the race to sign Newcastle United goalkeeper Martin Dubravka, who has also been linked with Manchester United and Spurs.
Jul 14, 23:09
Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce watches on during his side's Championship clash with Swansea City on February 23, 2019
Steve Bruce confirms Newcastle United talks
Bruce replaced Dutchman Jos Luhukay as Owls boss in January,
Jul 13, 16:24
Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce watches on during his side's Championship clash with Swansea City on February 23, 2019
Newcastle United closing in on Steve Bruce appointment
The former Sunderland boss is in line to replace Rafael Benitez in the St James' Park hotseat.
Jul 11, 23:25
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez is a little teapot on August 26, 2018
Newcastle United takeover stalls after Rafael Benitez exit?
A report claims that the Bin Zayed Group's proposed takeover of Newcastle United is not close to completion, with Rafael Benitez's departure complicating matters.
Jul 11, 12:33
Sam Allardyce pictured on June 8, 2018
Sam Allardyce rejects Newcastle United job following Rafael Benitez exit
The former England boss was 'flattered' by the offer.
Jul 11, 07:47
Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce watches on during his side's Championship clash with Swansea City on February 23, 2019
Newcastle United to make formal approach for Steve Bruce?
The Magpies are due to fly out to China on Saturday.
Jul 10, 13:57
Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce watches on during his side's Championship clash with Swansea City on February 23, 2019
Steve Bruce plays down Newcastle United speculation
The 58-year-old was installed as the bookmakers' favourite on Tuesday.
Jul 10, 13:30
Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce watches on during his side's Championship clash with Swansea City on February 23, 2019
Steve Bruce in line for Newcastle United job?
Sheffield Wednesday boss Steve Bruce is reportedly the favourite to take up the vacant managerial position at Newcastle United this summer.
Jul 10, 11:06
Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce watches on during his side's Championship clash with Swansea City on February 23, 2019
Newcastle considering Steve Bruce as Rafael Benitez replacement?
The former Sunderland manager only took over as Sheffield Wednesday boss in February.
Jul 9, 15:34
Big Harry Maguire in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on May 6, 2019
Tuesday Papers: Harry Maguire, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Maxi Gomez
Manchester United continue their search for another midfielder, while West Ham's pursuit of Maxi Gomez stutters
Jul 9, 07:35
Steven Gerrard pictured before Rangers' Scottish Premiership clash with Celtic on March 31, 2019
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard rejects Newcastle United approach?
Newcastle United failed in their attempt to lure Steven Gerrard away from Rangers to become Rafael Benitez's successor, according to a report.
Jul 8, 09:33
Paul Pogba smiles after Manchester United's latest defeat on May 12, 2019
Monday Papers: Paul Pogba, Steven Gerrard, Ben Davies
A former Liverpool captain's managerial prowess is being sought in Newcastle.
Jul 8, 07:17
Newcastle United's Ayoze Perez celebrates scoring a hat-trick against Southampton on April 20, 2019
Leicester City sign Ayoze Perez from Newcastle United in £30m deal
Perez spent five years at Newcastle and scored 48 goals.
Jul 4, 12:55
Newcastle United's Ayoze Perez celebrates scoring a hat-trick against Southampton on April 20, 2019
Leicester City 'trigger £30m Ayoze Perez release clause'
The Foxes have triggered a release clause in the Spaniard's contract.
Jul 3, 11:02
Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez watches his side take on Wolves on February 11, 2019
Rafael Benitez excited by "incredible" Dalian Yifang project
The Spaniard has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal with Dalian Yifang.
Jul 2, 12:14

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