Newcastle United may rent 60-year-old Spaniard as new supervisor after takeover: report
Rafa Benitez will likely be supplied the chance to return because the Newcastle United supervisor when the continuing takeover from PCP Capital Companions, backed by the Saudi Public Funding Fund, is full.
The Saudi-based consortium agreed on a deal value £300m to purchase the membership from Mike Ashley final month and an announcement over the takeover is imminent with the possible new homeowners having handed the Premier League’s Director’s and Proprietor’s check.
In latest weeks, Mauricio Pochettino has been highlighted because the prime candidate to exchange Steve Bruce as the subsequent Magpies boss however 90min claims that potential new homeowners desire the return of Benitez within the membership’s dugout.
The 60-year-old is at the moment contracted to Chinese language Tremendous League Dalian Skilled and the Tyneside outfit would want to pay a sizeable price as compensation to terminate the Spaniard’s deal.
Nonetheless, Benitez must settle for a wage discount with a purpose to rejoin the Magpies for a second managerial stint. The Spaniard’s expertise is alleged to be vastly valued by the probably new homeowners and on high of it, he’s fondly admired by the Magpies followers.
The Magpies are prone to make high-profile additions to the squad throughout the summer time and the brand new supervisor could possibly be supplied the liberty to establish appropriate targets, which was not the case beneath Ashley.
That is one thing which ought to please Benitez, who was usually at odds with Ashley over the switch proceedings on the Magpies. In the meantime, Bruce at the moment stays in control of the membership and he might proceed on the helm till the top of the season.