Rafa Benitez, a former manager of Liverpool, is named as this team’s manager.

 

Rafael Benitez, a former manager of Newcastle and , has been chosen the head of Celta Vigo.
The 63-year-old Spaniard hasn't played since Everton fired him in January 2022.

Benitez, who previously served as Chelsea's interim manager, has signed a three-year contract with the La Liga team.

Carlos Carvalhal, who left after saving Celta from relegation at the end of the season, is replaced by him.

Celta upset champions Barcelona on the penultimate day to secure safety, finishing in 13th position, three points above the drop zone.

Benitez, a former manager of Napoli, Real Madrid, and Inter Milan, was credited by the team for having “extensive experience on the bench with a career that is difficult to match.”

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