Official | Celta Vigo announce agreement with Rafa Benítez to become new head coach

Celta Vigo have announced that they have reached an agreement for Rafa Benítez to become their new head coach.

The Galician outfit released a statement on Friday.

“The Madrid-born coach has a wealth of experience in the dugout with a track record that is hard to match. Rafa Benítez has accumulated a total of 1099 matches at the highest level and in which he has obtained 549 victories, boasting a truly enviable record:

  • Champions League
  • LaLiga x2
  • Europa League
  • UEFA Cup
  • European Super Cup
  • Club World Cup
  • Italian Super Cup x2
  • FA Cup
  • Community Shield
  • Italian Cup
  • EFL Championship

“Both parties are confident that the signing will take place in July to coincide with the start of pre-season.”

Benítez will replace former Celta boss Carlos Carvalhal in the dugout at Balaídos ahead of the 2023-24 campaign.

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