Lee lined up as Benitez assistant

May 9, 2008
Sammy Lee is now the firm favourite to be appointed as assistant to Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez. Lee was instantly earmarked on Friday as a potential replacement for coach Alex Miller, who has left the club to take up a management position in Japan. Initially Benitez would say only, 'we have several names under consideration', but he pointedly refused to rule out Lee's return to Anfield. But sources at the club claim that Lee is Benitez's first-choice for the post and co-owners George Gillett ...

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