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Dalian Yifang coach Rafa Benitez admits Premier League return plans

Dalian Yifang coach Rafa Benitez admits he has plans to return to England.

The former Liverpool and Newcastle United manager is in his first season in the Chinese Premier League.

He told BBC Sport: "In the future I will return to England. I'm happy here, it's not because I want to go back now, but I want to go back in the future.

"My idea is that in the future I will work in the Premier League. I want to be close to my family and I really like the league."

Benitez has two years to run on his Dalian Yifang deal.

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