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Former Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez linked with Spain job

Rafael Benitez has become a contender for the soon-to-be vacant Spain managerial job, according to the Daily Express. This comes in the wake of Julen Lopetegui’s decision to join Real Madrid from next season, which has led to his sacking as national team coach on the eve of the World Cup. Current Newcastle United manager Benitez is in line to replace him, having been linked with the position in 2016 prior to Lopetegui’s appointment, but it is unlikely to be until after the tournament in Russia. Benitez not guaranteed to…

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Gossip LaLiga News 

Rafael Benitez wants to buy David Lopez … again

Outside of the top four last season, Espanyol conceded the fewest amount of goals of any side in La Liga. Even Real Madrid with 44 conceded two more than Espanyol. David Lopez was an important figure in this water-tight defense. Having played in all but one of the 38 La Liga games, the Spanish centre back is a wanted man around Europe this summer. The likes of Valencia and Tottenham Hotspur have been mooted with interest. It is Newcastle United that appear to be the forerunners however. With David Lopez…

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