He said - Oh, is he available then. I didn't think he was.
Brazil simply stumbled/bumbled for a minute or so and said - oh well yeah, West Ham linked heavily why not Everton but if he was offered big money to leave etc.
Osman deflected very well and bought time with that and having thought of his response said that there is no doubt that Benitez is a great manager and if Evertonians can get over the Liverpool connection then he thought that it could be a great appointment.
He'd probably play decent football and certainly is a winner and knows how to win things
He added that he himself would welcome Benitez if he was appointed but what Everton require right now is someone to unite the fan base - and he didn't think that with the baggage Benitez wasn't that person at this time.
He spoke very, very well - I was as shocked as I was impressed and I agreed... Probably even more of a shock!
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