Borrell grateful to Benitez for bringing him to Liverpool

Liverpool reserves coach Rodolfo Borrell has been recalling how he managed to make the move to Anfield.

Liverpool reserves coach Rodolfo Borrell has been recalling how he managed to make the move to Anfield.

In the summer of 2009, Rodolfo received another phone call which would alter the path of his career and bring him to England.

"Hello, I'm Rafa Benitez. Do you know who I am?" said the voice on the other end of the line.

"I did not know him personally, only from the TV," admitted Rodolfo. "He told me his vision for the Academy and that Pep Segura would be involved. Would I be interested in coming? I did not know. Could I leave Barcelona for a second time?

"He said I would be in charge of the U18s, which was a promotion. I discussed it at length with my wife. I could not turn Liverpool down. I think I am the only person in the history of Barcelona to choose to leave the club twice," he told liverpoolfc.com.

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