‘He wouldn’t,’ say Liverpool fans of Rafa Benitez, who is rumored to be the new manager of Everton.
Liverpool supporters have spoken out against reports linking former manager Rafa Benitez with a return to the club.
Benitez led Liverpool for six years, from 2004 to 2010, and he and his family still reside in Merseyside.
After leaving China last year, the Spaniard has voiced his desire to return to manager in the Premier League.
In recent days, rumors have circulated that Benitez is in the race to become the new manager of Everton, the Reds’ local rivals.
According to the Daily Mail, Benitez is in’serious contention’ to succeed Carlo Ancelotti as manager at Goodison Park.
According to the article, Farhad Moshiri, Everton’s biggest shareholder, is “increasingly keen” on the prospect of the former Liverpool manager taking over at Goodison Park.
When the new rumor surfaced, Liverpool fans rushed to social media to voice their views and feelings about the likelihood of Benitez taking over their local rivals.
The following is a sampling of what they had to say.
“It would be a shame if Rafa were to take the Everton job, but he is without a doubt the best and most qualified manager available.”
“Given enough time and resources, he could beat Everton.”
“Rafa is a huge Liverpool fan. He wouldn’t do it.”
“As a Liverpool supporter who believes Rafa is a god, if this is true, I am thrilled for Rafa since he loves the city. At the end of the day, I’d be satisfied if Everton finished second to us every year.”
“I’m sure I’m with a lot of reds and hope Rafa does well, but I’m sure a lot of bitters will be bitter at this meeting. He has a residence in Liverpool.”
“To be honest, I wouldn’t mind it; Rafa loves Liverpool and will be doing something he enjoys. Although it isn’t ideal for us, he will continue to be a. The summary comes to a close.