English Premiership club, Everton FC, has sacked its manager, Rafael Benitez, on Sunday.
Benitez, who joined Everton in June 2021 following the departure of Carlo Ancelloti, has left the club
The club, in a statement on its website, said it is working on a permanent replacement, which will be made in due course.
The statement read: ”Everton Football Club can confirm the departure of Rafael Benitez as First Team Manager. Benitez, who joined Everton in June 2021, has left the Club with immediate effect. An update on a permanent replacement will be made in due course.”
Benitez, who was once a coach of Everton’s rival, Liverpool, was only in charge of the club for 19 premiership matches.
His last match was on Saturday when the club lost to Norwich by two goals to one.
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