September 29, 2023

The RC Celta de Vigo coach, Rafa Benitez, acknowledged that his preliminary thought was to proceed working in England, the place his household resides, though he gladly accepted the place within the Vigo group contemplating that there’s a good mission and want to “develop” in all points.

“Celta is a chance, as a result of they allow you to work, there’s a mission, it’s a hundred-year-old membership, the group is in a secure monetary scenario and needs to develop,” he stated through the interview on DAZN’s ‘ICONS: Rafa Benitez’.

Nonetheless, his “precedence” was the Premier League, the place he lived his final stage at Everton till he was fired in January 2022. “My thought was, as a precedence, the Premier League, as a result of it was nearer to my household, than He continues to dwell in Liverpool,” he acknowledged.

As a counterpoint, in his favor, is that his spouse is from Ourense. “She has many ties and is near her. I believe it’s a place the place we may be snug,” she stated.

Benitez additionally opened up about Iago Aspas, the image of Celticism. “He’s an idol right here. He must be clever and reap the benefits of high quality moments. He mustn’t take into consideration amount, he should give us quite a lot of high quality, that’s what he has to do,” he identified.

“I believe he has all of the potential to be an vital participant. He has been this previous season, however for him to be so for the longer term,” he identified about Gabri Veiga, one of many Celtic pearls.

About his previous, particularly at Valencia CF, he commented in a chat together with his former participant Mista that at a sporting stage the ‘che’ “are going to do higher”. “Pipo (Baraja) already has that have, he is aware of the sq. and it will likely be simpler for him in quotes,” he stated.

The interview with Rafa Benitez joins Joaquin, Jordi Alba, Alexia Putellas, Sergio Bsuquets or Antoine Griezmann, whose episodes within the ICONOS collection may be loved on DAZN.