Rafael Benitez was fired by Everton on Sunday, a day after a 2-1 loss to Norwich Metropolis that was the staff’s ninth league loss in its final 13.
The staff introduced the firing in a brief, three-sentence press release. In a statement of his own, Benitez blamed “the monetary state of affairs after which the accidents that adopted” for the staff’s lack of success throughout his tenure. He wrote that Everton would’ve seen enchancment “as soon as the injured gamers have been again and with the arrival of the brand new signings.”
Everton is sixteenth within the Premier League desk, two spots forward of relegation. Norwich Metropolis is 18th, however scored twice within the first 18 minutes Saturday en path to its win in opposition to Everton.
The final Premier League victory for Everton was a 2-1 win in opposition to Arsenal in December. The staff has had a number of poor performances, together with a 5-2 loss to Watford and a 1-0 loss to Brentford.
Benitez was employed in June 2021 after beforehand managing Valenica, Liverpool and Actual Madrid, amongst others. According to ESPN, Belgium nationwide staff coach Roberto Martinez is the favourite to exchange Benitez.