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Everton: Fans shocked by Rafael Benitez claim

Everton: Fans shocked by Rafael Benitez claim -Everton News

Lots of Everton fans have been left shocked over a claim which emerged from Rafael Benitez.

Speaking in his pre-game press conference ahead of the match at Brentford on Sunday afternoon, the Spaniard stated (via Phil Kirkbride): “We are doing much better with injuries now, compared to the past. Delph is available and training everyday. Gbamin was injured for two years, but is now available and training everyday.”

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The claim on doing better with injuries is a little strange, given that the Toffees have as many as six players from the first team squad currently out injured at the moment, with three of those having an unknown return date (

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Also, both Delph and Gbamin have a long history of injury problems since signing for the Merseyside club, so they could fall down injured again at any moment, despite being back in training.

Therefore, it is no surprise to see so many Evertonians left confused by the manager’s comments.

Everton fans on Benitez claim

These Toffees supporters were left shocked as the claim from Benitez was shared on Twitter, with one fan going as far as to claim that it was ‘bizarre’:


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“Not only is he clueless with his tactics, but he’s also clueless to the fact we have like 7 players injured”

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“What planet is this man on, we’ve literally got the core of our squad injured”

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“Bizarre, we have a massive injury list and those two will soon be back on it”

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“He is losing it, isn’t he…”

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