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Rafael Benitez

Born: April 16, 1960 (age 58)

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-Newcastle United
Sports Mole has 2,955 articles about Rafael Benitez. Articles 1 to 40:
Miguel Almiron playing for Atlanta United in April 2018.
Newcastle United told to pay more than £30m for Miguel Almiron
Newcastle United are told by Atlanta United president Darren Eales that it will take a bid of more than £30m to land Paraguayan attacker Miguel Almiron.
Dec 13, 17:49
Miguel Almiron playing for Atlanta United in April 2018.
Newcastle United 'on brink of completing Miguel Almiron deal'
Miguel Almiron is reportedly a matter of hours away from officially joining Newcastle United from Major League Soccer side Atlanta United.
Dec 12, 18:03
Miguel Almiron playing for Atlanta United in April 2018.
Father: 'Newcastle United in pole position for Miguel Almiron'
The father of Miguel Almiron claims that Newcastle United 'have the advantage' in the race to sign the versatile Atlanta United attacker.
Dec 11, 23:49
Miguel Almiron playing for Atlanta United in April 2018.
Rafael Benitez: 'Newcastle United have not bid for Miguel Almiron'
Rafael Benitez says that Newcastle United have not made an offer for Atlanta United striker Miguel Almiron, contrary to press reports.
Dec 8, 23:44
Rafael Benitez gestures during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and West Ham United on December 1, 2018
Rafael Benitez talks up Newcastle's potential
Mike Ashley is looking to sell the club.
Dec 8, 22:31
Nuno Espirito Santo celebrates after the Premier League game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Chelsea on December 5, 2018
Nuno Espirito Santo warns Wolves not to take Newcastle lightly
Wolves go to Newcastle following their surprise 2-1 win over Chelsea.
Dec 8, 15:24
Salomon Rondon in action for Newcastle United on December 5, 2018
Rafael Benitez hoping Salomon Rondon can follow in Alan Shearer's footsteps
The Spaniard is happy with his pool of strikers.
Dec 8, 11:01
AC Milan's Fabio Borini reacts during the Coppa Italia semi-final against Inter Milan on February 28, 2018
Newcastle United consider bid for AC Milan's Fabio Borini?
Newcastle United are reportedly considering whether to launch a bid for AC Milan forward Fabio Borini, who has previously represented North-East rivals Sunderland.
Dec 6, 23:56
Miguel Almiron playing for Atlanta United in April 2018.
Rafael Benitez 'awaiting permission to sign Miguel Almiron'
Newcastle United reportedly have a £15m deal in place for Atlanta United forward Miguel Almiron, but owner Mike Ashley must first sign off on it.
Dec 6, 13:31
Rafael Benitez gestures during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and West Ham United on December 1, 2018
Benitez hopes latest takeover talk does not affect Newcastle players
The Magpies went nine games without a win amid takeover talk last year.
Dec 4, 22:31
Rafael Benitez gestures during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and West Ham United on December 1, 2018
Benitez insists it is business as usual at Newcastle despite takover talk
The Spaniard is concentrating on the Premier League trip to Everton.
Dec 4, 15:19
Matt Ritchie in action for Newcastle United on April 15, 2018
'Huge relief' for Matt Ritchie after Magpies secure third straight win
Ritchie missed an open goal from two yards early in the second half but Newcastle held on for a 2-1 victory.
Nov 27, 04:32
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez watches on during his side's EFL Cup clash with Nottingham Forest on August 29, 2018
Rafael Benitez expects another 'difficult' January transfer window
The Magpies have been linked to a string of big money stars.
Nov 23, 15:13
Miguel Almiron playing for Atlanta United in April 2018.
Newcastle United 'interested in signing Miguel Almiron'
Newcastle United reportedly register their interest in Atlanta United midfielder Miguel Almiron, who has also been linked with Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur.
Nov 15, 08:56
Newcastle chairman Mike Ashley pictured in November 2014
Newcastle still up for sale despite reports of possible American consortium deal
The club has been up for sale since October last year.
Nov 14, 19:23
Ayoze Perez in action for Newcastle United on May 13, 2018
Real Betis 'eye move for Newcastle United striker Ayoze Perez'
La Liga outfit Real Betis reportedly make Newcastle United striker Ayoze Perez their number one transfer target in the January window.
Nov 14, 09:10
Sebastien Haller in action for Eintracht Frankfurt in October 2017
Eintracht Frankfurt star Sebastien Haller a target for Tottenham Hotspur?
A report claims that Tottenham Hotspur may move for Eintracht Frankfurt's Sebastien Haller, while Newcastle United are also rumoured to be interested.
Nov 8, 18:01
Jamaal Lascelles in action for Newcastle United on April 15, 2018
Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur remain keen on Newcastle United's Jamaal Lascelles?
Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur reportedly retain an interest in signing Newcastle United defender Jamaal Lascelles in one of the upcoming transfer windows.
Oct 31, 09:25
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez watches on during his side's EFL Cup clash with Nottingham Forest on August 29, 2018
Rafael Benitez 'offered escape route by Chinese club'
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez is offered the chance to double his wages by swapping St James' Park for Far East club Shanghai SIPG, according to a report.
Oct 28, 14:13
Leonardo Jardim in charge of Monaco on August 4, 2018
Leonardo Jardim being lined up by Newcastle United?
A report claims that Leonardo Jardim, sacked by Monaco earlier this month, is being lined up as a potential replacement for Rafael Benitez at Newcastle United.
Oct 27, 23:19
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez watches on during his side's EFL Cup clash with Nottingham Forest on August 29, 2018
Rafael Benitez not ruling out new deal at Newcastle United
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez offers the biggest indication yet that he will consider staying on at St James' Park beyond the end of the season.
Oct 26, 23:57
Alvaro Morata celebrates with his teammates after scoring Chelsea's winner against Videoton in the Europa League on October 4, 2018
Preview: Chelsea vs. BATE Borisov - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Chelsea's Europa League clash against Belarusian champions BATE Borisov.
Oct 23, 17:49
An intense-looking Brendan Rodgers in charge of Celtic on October 4, 2018
Brendan Rodgers 'on Newcastle United, Leicester City radar'
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is being eyed up for a Premier League return by Newcastle United and Leicester City, according to a report.
Oct 20, 23:41
Levante players celebrate scoring against Real Madrid on October 20, 2018
Marcelo: 'Real Madrid squad behind Julen Lopetegui'
Real Madrid defender Marcelo insists that the Los Blancos squad are with manager Julen Lopetegui "to the death".
Oct 20, 18:12
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez is a little teapot on August 26, 2018
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez to be given low January budget?
Manager Rafael Benitez is reportedly informed that he will only be provided with a low transfer budget for the January window.
Oct 19, 10:07
Divock Origi in action during the pre-season friendly between Blackburn Rovers and Liverpool on July 19, 2018
Newcastle United target deals for Liverpool's Divock Origi, Dominic Solanke?
Newcastle United reportedly plan to target deals for Liverpool pair Divock Origi and Dominic Solanke during the January transfer window.
Oct 18, 09:44
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez watches on during his side's EFL Cup clash with Nottingham Forest on August 29, 2018
Newcastle United 'given boost in Garry Rodrigues pursuit'
Newcastle United are boosted in their pursuit of Garry Rodrigues as Galatasaray are willing to cash in on the attacker, according to a report.
Oct 16, 23:33
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez watches on during his side's EFL Cup clash with Nottingham Forest on August 29, 2018
Rafael Benitez 'fears being sacked by Mike Ashley'
Rafael Benitez is reportedly concerned about his future as Newcastle United manager as he fears being given the boot by owner Mike Ashley.
Oct 14, 12:37
An intense-looking Brendan Rodgers in charge of Celtic on October 4, 2018
Newcastle United consider move for Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers?
Newcastle are reportedly considering an approach for Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers after a poor start to the new Premier League campaign.
Oct 13, 09:12
Chelsea's Eden Hazard arrives for their game with Huddersfield Town on August 11, 2018
Eden Hazard: 'Maurizio Sarri is the best manager of my Chelsea stay'
Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard claims that Maurizio Sarri is the best manager he has had during his time at the club, ahead of the likes of Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte.
Oct 8, 23:48
Newcastle United striker Yoshinori Muto celebrates after scoring against Manchester United on October 6, 2018
Live Commentary: Manchester United 3-2 Newcastle United - as it happened
Relive Manchester United's thrilling 3-2 win over Newcastle United as the hosts come from two goals down in the final 20 minutes at Old Trafford.
Oct 6, 16:30
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on during his side's 3-0 defeat at home to Tottenham Hotspur on August 27, 2018
Jose Mourinho expecting "difficult" match against Newcastle United
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho praises Newcastle United counterpart Rafael Benitez ahead of their upcoming Premier League clash at Old Trafford.
Oct 5, 09:00
Jose Mourinho pictured during a Manchester United training session on September 18, 2018
Preview: Manchester United vs. Newcastle United - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides a full match preview of Saturday's Premier League clash between Manchester United and winless Newcastle United, including team news and predictions.
Oct 4, 21:19
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez watches on during his side's EFL Cup clash with Nottingham Forest on August 29, 2018
Aston Villa to consider approach for Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez?
Aston Villa are reportedly considering an approach for Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez as they search for a replacement for Steve Bruce.
Oct 4, 13:03
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez watches on during his side's EFL Cup clash with Nottingham Forest on August 29, 2018
Newcastle United to discuss Rafael Benitez's future this week?
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez will reportedly sit down with managing director Lee Charnley later this week to discuss the club's January transfer budget.
Sep 25, 08:44
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez watches on during his side's EFL Cup clash with Nottingham Forest on August 29, 2018
Rafael Benitez 'ready to leave Newcastle United'
Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez is reportedly willing to leave the club at the end of his contract next summer if he is not given more backing in the transfer market.
Sep 22, 10:02
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Benitez 'deeply saddened' by Stephen Darby's retirement
Defender Darby was given his Liverpool debut by Benitez in 2008.
Sep 19, 11:57
Alexandre Lacazette and Federico Fernandez in action during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Arsenal on September 15, 2018
Live Commentary: Newcastle United 1-2 Arsenal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Arsenal register a 2-1 win over Newcastle United in Saturday's Premier League clash at St James' Park.
Sep 15, 13:59
Jonjo Shelvey in action for Newcastle United during pre-season on July 26, 2018
How Newcastle United could line up against Arsenal
Ahead of Saturday's Premier League meeting between Newcastle United and Arsenal, Sports Mole looks at how the Magpies could set out.
Sep 13, 16:00
General view of Newcastle United's St James' Park taken April 2018
Preview: Newcastle United vs. Arsenal - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Arsenal's Premier League trip to winless Newcastle United.
Sep 13, 15:26

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool1613303462842
2Manchester CityMan City1613214593641
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs16120430161436
4Chelsea16104233132034
5Arsenal16104235201534
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd167542826226
7Everton166642319424
8Bournemouth167272526-123
9Leicester CityLeicester166462120122
10Wolverhampton WanderersWolves166461719-222
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham166372325-221
12Watford166372023-321
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton166371922-321
14Cardiff CityCardiff1642101530-1514
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle163491322-913
16Crystal Palace1633101323-1012
17Burnley1633101532-1712
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1624101027-1710
19Southampton161691330-179
20Fulham1623111640-249

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