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Newcastle United Set To Reunite With Rafa Benitez After £350 Million Takeover: Report

Newcastle United takeover: Rafa Benitez is being linked with a move back to Tyneside after a potential takeover by Mohammed bin Salman goes through.

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When the Newcastle United ownership brought in Rafa Benitez to manage the club, the Magpies were fighting relegation. While they Benitez's appointment was too late to stave off relegation for Newcastle, the veteran Premier League gaffer helped gain promotion to the English top flight and offered Newcastle United fans a ray of hope in what has been a dismal 13 years under Mike Ashley. The Spaniard departed St James' Park last summer and took up a managerial job at Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang due to differences with Mike Ashley regarding the transfer strategy of the club.

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Mike Ashley spent big to bring in former Liverpool and Real Madrid manager Rafa Benitez to NUFC

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French journalist Manu Lonjon recently tweeted that Rafa Benitez could be persuaded to return to Tyneside after Amanda Staveley-led PCP Capital and Saudi prince Mohammed bin Salman complete the Newcastle United takeover in the coming weeks. Reports have also linked former Juventus and AC Milan coach Max Allegri as a potential candidate to replace Steve Bruce in the Newcastle United dugout next season. 

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Fans would love to see Rafa Benitez back at Tyneside next season

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