Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez has reportedly turned down an approach from Everton.
Newcastle United are expected to be taken over before the start of the January transfer window.
Lisandro Lopez was wanted by Rafa Benitez in the summer and the Newcastle United boss could finally get his man in January.
Rafa Benitez hasn't shown much trust in Newcastle's young players - but is David Brooks good enough to make The Magpies' gaffer change his tune?
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is currently in the process of trying to selling the club.
Liverpool fans on Twitter would love Rafael Benitez back.
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez is reportedly on the radar of Everton.
Rafael Benitez is a shock candidate to replace Ronald Koeman as manager at Everton - but will he really leave Newcastle United?
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez has been linked with the Everton job.
Newcastle United went after Tammy Abraham, but he ended up choosing Swansea City.
It has not been an easy few days for Rafael Benítez, who underwent surgery last week in relation to an infection following a hernia operation, but this result and performance will have done the Newcastle United manager’s recovery no harm whatsoever.
Rafael Benítez is ready to sell Dwight Gayle for around £18m but will not release the striker until a replacement is lined up and guaranteed to arrive at Newcastle United by Thursday evening.
The mood inside the room had turned as gloomy as the dark clouds on view through the windows when someone attempted a joke. “It’s North Korea v the United States,” they said, deadpan. “Just without the nuclear weapons.”