Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez watches an English League Cup match against Nottingham Forest. Photo: AP Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez watches an English League Cup match against Nottingham Forest. Photo: AP
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez watches an English League Cup match against Nottingham Forest. Photo: AP
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

The East Stand by Jonathan White

Rafa Benitez has swapped Newcastle United for their Chinese Super League equivalent

  • Spanish manager talks of building legacy at a club where predecessors have lasted barely a year
  • Former Newcastle United and Real Madrid boss has reportedly become second highest paid coach in football

Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez watches an English League Cup match against Nottingham Forest. Photo: AP Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez watches an English League Cup match against Nottingham Forest. Photo: AP
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez watches an English League Cup match against Nottingham Forest. Photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE
Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Jonathan White joined the Post in 2017 after a decade reporting on sport from China. He originally moved to Beijing to coach football in 2007 and later spent two years in Shanghai.