Top 3 Potential Managers That Could Succeed Rafael Benitez

Top 3 Potential Managers That Could Succeed Rafael Benitez

The appointment of Carlo Ancelotti as Everton manager in 2019 brought about a huge frenzy and expectations at the club, due to his track records as a professional manager.

When he left for Real Madrid in what was his second coming, the Toffees hierarchy appointed former Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez whose is appointment was an unpopular one due to his relationship with the Reds.

Expectedly on Sunday, the club hierarchy announced the sacking of Rafael Benitez, following the Toffees’ poor run of form and most importantly due to their disappointing performance against Norwich City.

Top 3 Potential Managers That Could Succeed Rafael Benitez

Roberto Martinez – (Belgium)

Top 3 Potential Managers That Could Succeed Rafael Benitez

In time past when top clubs across Europe are in need of a brilliant manager, the Spaniard name has always been mentioned as one of the managers to turn to.

As a matter of fact, following the sacking of his compatriot Benitez, a number of media outlets have tipped Roberto Martinez as the ideal man to succeed Benitez in what would be his second coming, having been in charge of the Toffees between 2013 and 2016.

Before Barcelona ended up appointing Xavi Hernandez Martinez was considered by the Catalan club as a possible replacement for Ronald Koeman, even when is quite evident that he’s pleased with the Belgium national team.

Martinez may reconsider joining Everton should the board contact his camp, but with everything still about rumors the Spaniard is listed as a potential successor to Benitez.

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Wayne Rooney – (Derby County)

Top 3 Potential Managers That Could Succeed Rafael Benitez

If there’s any manager who deserves an opportunity at a more decent and bigger team for what he’s been able to achieve, since starting his managerial career that person is Wayne Rooney.

The former Everton and Manchester United forward names were the first to emerge as a possible successor for Benitez, given the brilliant job he’s doing at Derby County this season despite the club’s financial problems.

Derby County was hit with a 21 points deduction ahead of the new season, despite that, they didn’t let that big disadvantage get to them with Rooney in charge of the team and interestingly they’ve done well enough to garner 14 points after 26 games.

Should the club board decides to appoint their former player, then they’ve got themselves a fast-rising young manager who is proving to be a good coach in the Championship with Derby County.

Frank Lampard – (Unattached)

Top 3 Potential Managers That Could Succeed Rafael Benitez

Former Chelsea midfielder and manager Lampard is another coach that has been linked with the Everton job, following the sacking of Rafael Benitez on Sunday.

Like Rooney, Lampard began his coaching career at Derby County before he made a big step up to the London club, Chelsea.

Lampard was backed in the transfer market in signing his preferred players, but couldn’t keep up with the same momentum he started with when he got the job before he was eventually sacked.

With Everton in search of a new coach, football fans may once again see Lampard in the touchline as Benitez’s successor.

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