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Benitez Becomes Iwobi’s New Manager At Everton

Benitez Becomes Iwobi’s New Manager At Everton

Rafa Benitez is Alex Iwobi’s new boss at Everton after the Toffees announced his appointment on Wednesday.

The Merseyside club made the announcement in a statement released in a statement released on their official website.

“Everton Football Club can confirm the appointment of Rafael Benitez as the Club’s new manager.

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“The Spaniard joins the Club on a three-year deal and will commence work with the squad when they return to USM Finch Farm for pre-season training from 5 July.

“The appointment of Benitez comes after a robust and wide-reaching recruitment process by the Club over the past three weeks – a process which has included multiple interviews with several candidates.

“Benitez has a hugely impressive track record with the clubs he has managed throughout his career, securing seven major honours including La Liga titles, the Coppa Italia, the FA Cup, the Europa League and the Champions League during managerial spells in Spain, England and Italy.

Speaking on his appointment, the former Liverpool and Chelsea boss said: “I am delighted to be joining Everton. Throughout this process I have been greatly impressed by the ambition shown by the senior representatives at the Club and their desire to bring success to this historic Club.

“I believe this is a Club that is going places. I’m determined to play a big part in helping this great Club achieve its ambitions.”

Everton will confirm the staff who will join Duncan Ferguson and Alan Kelly as part of Benitez’s backroom team in the coming days.

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  • Eldridge Cleaver 3 years ago

    Rafa Bernitez plays better football than Carlos Ancelloti whose Kerewa Kerewa Kerewa football did not suit Iwobi. Lolzzzz.

    • Adewuyi Olaosenikan 3 years ago

      Apt. @Cleaver. Iwobi will do well under Rafa Benitez. The previous coach was confused. He didn’t play Iwobi in his natural position. This appointment will work out well.

  • You guys are saying this always looking for some kind off Excuses for Iwobi and if he doesn’t perform under Benitez like he failed to do under both Unai Emery and Carlo Ancellotti then what will your excuse be then??. Look I am firmly under the belief that if a player has quality and is head strong it shouldn’t really depend on what coach is coaching him because you can still lose but play well? Iwobi’s thing is even if he is given an opportunity on a golden platter he still doesn’t take it whether it is Injury to a first team regular or a first team regular is under performing Iwobi will come in and not grab it if he does. He gets arrogant after a month and starts focusing more on social media and his hair do and jet skii rides. Iwobi is not focused simply put., he is still overly star struck by the media spot light.

    • Adewuyi Olaosenikan 3 years ago

      Iwobi is always criticised. We should support players in their time of need. Just because Iwobi is struggling doesn’t make him a bad player.

  • Any player who models himself under CR7 will succeed even if he doesn’t have CR7’s ability. All it takes to be the best professional you can be is focus and determination not parties and Media spot light all the spot light will come when you rise to the top.. Just ask Lebron, CR7 and Messi even Kylian Mbappe. lookat what he has to say about his personal life.

  • JimmyBall 3 years ago

    Let’s see if Iwobi will make a real statement under Rafael Benitez… Having skills is never enough… Show what you can do convincingly and grab your spot in a team. I wish him more confidence to his game this time… Let him practise shooting and be more daring…

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