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Benitez rules himself out of Arsenal, Everton jobs: I want China legacy

Rafael Benitez has ruled himself out of the running to takeover at either Everton or Arsenal.

The Spaniard, who most recently coached in England with Newcastle United, is under contract whit Dalian Yifang.

And the former Real Madrid and Liverpool boss intends to see out his time in China.

Speaking to Sky Sports' Monday Night Football, Benitez said: "In the future I would like to come back to the Premier League because I like the league, but at the moment I can be very clear, there's no chance I will come back now.

"I'm really pleased (with my current job), they trust me, they have a lot of staff working on a big, big project.

"The league is different, it is another level. Wanda, that is behind the team, is a massive company and they want to change everything, they want to change the structure.

"We are in charge of the kids from six years old until the first team. So I want to leave a legacy and it's a challenge for me. I'm learning a lot, it's a great experience and I'm quite happy at the moment."

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