By Claire Gordon • 16 January 2022 • 16:19
Rafa Benítez has officially been sacked as Everton manager after a less than illustrious six-month stint in charge at Goodison Park. The appointment was never a popular one with the fans of the club thanks to the manager’s strong ties with arch-rivals Liverpool, but his faltering run at The Toffees has done nothing for the owners now either.
After a brighter start to the season, things soon went downhill for the Spaniard, who went from the end of September until early December without a win in the league. The final nail in the coffin for Rafa Benítez was the 2-1 loss to Norwich City on Saturday 15 January that included an own goal from Michael Keane.
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