“We know where you live” Rafa Benitez house targeted as Everton appointment moves closer

Benítez close to Everton

Rafa Benitez has been reportedly close to taking the Everton job for some time.

The former Liverpool boss was controversially linked to the role some weeks ago.

Everton have been desperately searching for a new coach since the surprising departure of Carlo Ancelotti. The Italian returned to Real Madrid and left the Toffees high and dry at the start of another important transfer window.

Fans target Benitez’s house

The news has however taken a dark turn with the anger of some Everton fans at the prospect of a former Liverpool coach taking over not going down well. In fact, some have taken it so badly they have gone ahead with some very drastic measures.

A banner was placed close to his family home with the writing, ‘WE KNOW WHERE YOU LIVE. DONT SIGN.’

This is not the first time banners have been put up against the appointment. Outside Goodison some were also hung.

There has been rightly significant backlash from Everton supporters and others condemning the actions of a very small percentage of the supporter base.

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