February 26, 2024

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

“Celta is a chance, as a result of they allow you to work, there’s a undertaking, it’s a hundred-year-old membership, the crew is in a steady monetary state of affairs and needs to develop,” he stated throughout 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 concept was, as a precedence, the Premier League, as a result of it was nearer to my household, than He continues to reside 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 feel it’s a place the place we may be comfy,” 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 shouldn’t take into consideration amount, he should give us loads of high quality, that’s what he has to do,” he identified.

“I feel he has all of the potential to be an essential participant. He has been this previous season, however for him to be so for the long run,” 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 will probably 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 sequence may be loved on DAZN.