Simon Jordan’s latest ramblings on TalkSport focus on Rafa Benitez and his complete contempt for him.
Like Richard Keys, who launched another laughable attack on the Spaniard last week, it seems the former Palace chairman is also hugely unsettled by the prospect of him landing the Everton job.
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Jordan’s general hypocrisy is ridiculous as this is the same man who backs the likes of perennial managerial mercenaries Sam Allardyce and our own Steve Bruce.
He throws out this idea that Benítez uses clubs as stepping stones but doesn’t actually have anyway of backing up this idea, and you’d have to question why Benítez would need to move to Newcastle after Real Madrid to secure a move to China… it doesn’t make sense because it’s not true.
The only reason that Rafa Benitez isn’t the current manager of Newcastle United is because of Mike Ashley and Mike Ashley alone.
The fact of the matter is, a manager will inevitably be looking for a new job when they find themselves without. There is nothing strange about this.
Benitez would be a cracking manager for Everton. I would hate it but he would be a committed manager, dedicated to growing the team into something more than its current state.
Rafa did exactly what Jordan is claiming Everton needs. With us, cleared out the deadwood and started to build something good before it was all halted and torn apart from above.
Simon Jordan needs to actually think about the things he saying because he becomes more and more ridiculous every time he opens his mouth. Talking of ridiculous rants, here’s a reminder of what Keys said last week: