Rafa Benitez abruptly left as coach of Chinese Super League side Dalian Pro on Saturday, saying it was for family reasons in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
The 60-year-old Spaniard, who took Liverpool to Champions League glory in 2005, had been in charge of Dalian since July 2019.
“Unfortunately, like so many things in the last year, Covid-19 has changed our lives and our projects,” the former Liverpool, Real Madrid, Inter Milan, Napoli and Chelsea boss wrote on his blog.
“From today, both my coaching staff and I will sadly no longer be coaching the Dalian Professional F. C.
“It has been an incredible experience and for this I would like to thank all my staff, coaches, medical and club staff, as well as our players.
“Their commitment to us in the first…
Source: Guardian Newspaper