Everton announced on Sunday the dismissal of Spanish coach Rafael Benítez.
The English team said in a statement: “Everton confirm the departure of Rafael Benítez, the first team’s coach .” We will announce the name of the new coach later.”.
Everton Football Club can confirm the departure of Rafael Benitez as first team manager.— Everton (@Everton) January 16, 2022
Everton are 16th in the league and have scored only 19 points in 19 league games, the lowest mid-league percentage since the 2005-06 season. Benítez took over at Everton on 30 June 2021, replacing Italian Carlo Ancelotti, who moved to Real Madrid.