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'Gutted': Twitter reacts as Rafa Benitez linked with Everton job

Liverpool fans could have a problem next season. A club legend could be in the dugout for an arch rival. Rafa Benitez has been linked with the Everton job and Twitter has lapped up the rumour.

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Rafa Benitez at Liverpool

In 2004 Liverpool appointed Rafa Benitez as manager.

The Spaniard went on to win the European Cup in his first season in charge.

It was an historic win, a final that will live long in the memory and has become part of the sport’s folklore.

He went on to win the FA Cup the following season and took us to another European Cup final the season after.

Rafa Benitez linked with Everton job

The Ev are a club in turmoil.

In December 2019 they made the ambitious appointment of Carlo Ancelotti.

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Truth be told, few people understood how they managed to land such a prestigious manager.

With the Italian came some impressive signings, James Rodriguez and Allan were signed.

Blue hearts were broken this month. Carlo Ancelotti left the club high and dry to take the Real Madrid job.

Toffees felt betrayed and let down, the Italian was their best hope in some time.

The hunt for a new manager is well under way and there are a number of names being touted.

According to The Telegraph, Rafa Benitez is being considered by Everton.

The report says the Spaniard could be the most unexpected appointment in Goodison Park history given his Liverpool past.

It is claimed that Everton have already spoken to the ex-Red to sound out mutual interest.

Twitter reacts to rumour

Fans far and wide have weighed in, some don’t see it happening, whilst some Kopites would be gutted by the move.

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