A number of Everton fans have been left gushing over some news involving Rafael Benitez.
As per The Northern Echo, the Spaniard has now ruled out walking from his job at Goodison Park to go and manage one of his former clubs in Newcastle United, believing that it would be wrong to turn his back on the Toffees even though he retains a strong affinity to the Magpies.
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This comes after a report emerged that the new owners at St James’ Park were plotting a move to get him back in charge after the takeover by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) consortium was completed.
Benitez only took charge of the Toffees in the summer after the departure of Carlo Ancelotti to Real Madrid and has started off well, with Everton currently sitting fifth in the Premier League.
Reports that he has now ruled himself out of joining a top-flight rival have unsurprisingly been met with delight by many Blues supporters.
Everton fans on Benitez news
These Everton fans gushed as the news was shared on Twitter:
“Was never worried as Rafa has always been an honourable man and has never broken a contract.”
“Rafa the gaffer, up the Toffees”
“Great news, now we need to back him properly”
“That’s great news!!”
“In other words Rafa has principles and his word is his bond unlike a few previous managers I bet you could name!”
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