The two sides meet in the first leg of the Championship play-off semi-final.
The 28-year-old joined the Championship side last summer.
Rangers target Aaron Mooy used to watch the Gers in action - at 5am.
One report suggested the Arsenal boss was in line for a new two-year deal
Coloccini is yet to play under Benitez, but feels things had changed for the better since the Spaniard's arrival.
The Everton winger sent a happy birthday message to his teammate on Twitter, but is there more to it?
Roberto Di Matteo has been touted for the Aston Villa job.
Many fans are glad to see the Spaniard go after a poor second half of the season.
The Bristol City goalkeeper grew up supporting the Owls.
Danny Rose cheered on Sunderland in their 3-0 win over Everton.