Premier League giants sack their manager after just 7 months in charge

Premier League giants sack their manager after just 7 months in charge

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:54 PM
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  • Rafael Benitez has been sacked as the manager of Premier League club Everton due to poor performance
  • The Toffees have not been finding things rosy this season in the Premier League which made them to fire Benitez
  • Everton while making the announcement explained that they will soon come out with another development

Everton who are Premier League giants have announced the sacking of manager Rafael Benitez after almost seven months that the former Liverpool boss was appointed as gaffer.

Things have not been going well at Everton since the Spaniard took over at Goodison Park and their latest defeat against Norwich City forced the club to take the decision.

In addition to the trouble at Everton, the Toffees have won just once in the Premier League since September and are occupying 15th position on the table.

Rafael Benitez
Former Everton manager Rafael Benitez
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According to the confirmation by Everton, the Premier League club explained that the former Real Madrid handler has left their camp immediately.

Who will replace Benitez at Everton?

Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney and Frank Lampard among names on shortlist to take over at Premier League side Everton.

Since Frank Lampard was fired at Premier League side Chelsea, the Englishman is yet to get another club after being replaced with Thomas Tuchel at Stamford Bridge.

What has been Thomas Tuchel's achievement?

Last season, Thomas Tuchel was impressive while handling Chelsea as he helped the Blues to win the Champions League title.

Italian Serie A club Sack Andriy Shevchenko after only two months in charge

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Italian outfit Genoa have sacked Andriy Shevchenko as manager of the club with barely two months after he was appointed.

beIN Sports are reporting that the Ukrainian managed just one win in his 11 matches in charge in all competitions.

The Serie A club announced on Saturday and stated that Under-17 coach Abdoulay Konko would be caretaker manager until the club finds a permanent replacement for the former AC Milan striker.

The ex-Chelsea forward was appointed on November 7 and his team’s latest loss to AC Milan in the Italian Cup attracted the wrath of the club management.

During his time at the club, Genoa managed just three goals in nine Serie A matches, failing to win and losing six times.

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