Rafael Benitez will keep Duncan Ferguson on board in an assistant manager role, following conformation of Benitez’s backroom team on Wednesday [Everton FC Official].
In a significant announcement after the controversial appointment of the Spaniard, the Scot will work alongside Benitez and Francisco de Miguel Moreno as they aim to bring success to Goodison Park this campaign.
Ferguson holds an enormous rapport with the Blues support, having been a key player for the Merseyside giants in two separate spells at the club stretching to ten years.
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In 258 appearances for the Premier League outfit, the Stirling-born coach registered 73 goal contributions; 68 goals and five assists [Transfermarkt].
Now set to prolong his stay at the club under the wing of ex-Newcastle United boss Benitez, many Everton fans took to Twitter to express their delight about recent developments.
Everton FC Fans react:
Replying to the Everton FC Official Twitter account, here is how some Toffees supporters reacted to the Ferguson news:
“Absolutely love the fact that Rafa is sticking with big Dunc”
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