Rafa Benitez tweet confirms his new job after Newcastle United departure
Rafa Benitez has been confirmed as the new manager of Dalian Yifang.
Benitez – who left Newcastle United on Sunday when his contract expired – was today unveiled at the Chinese Super League club.
The 59-year-old had been offered a £12million-a-year contract by Dalian.
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Benitez tweeted a welcome video from the club.
Speaking about his Newcastle exit, Benitez said: “I’m sad, because Newcastle has been my home. If Liverpool is where my family live, then Newcastle will always be my other home.”