Rafa Benitez off the mark with new club Dalian Yifang after leaving Newcastle United

Rafa Benitez has got off to a winning start at Dalian Yifang.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 08 July, 2019, 06:30
Rafa Benitez.

Benitez took over the Chinese Super League club after leaving Newcastle United when his contract expired on June 30.

And the 59-year-old’s new side beat Henan Jianye 3-1 at home yesterday.

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“My job is to slowly instil ideas into the players,” said Benitez.

Meanwhile, Benitez has been linked with a move for West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon, who spent last season on loan at St James’s Park.