Newcastle appoints Rafa Benitez as managerUpdated 1615 GMT (0015 HKT) March 11, 2016 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: Newcastle's new boss: Rafa BenitezRafael Benitez is the new manager of Newcastle United. The Spanish coach has 10 games to haul the struggling club out of the Premier League's relegation zone.Hide Caption 1 of 8 Photos: Newcastle's new boss: Rafa BenitezBenitez was appointed Real Madrid's new coach in June 2015, the Spaniard signing a three-year deal at the Santiago Bernabeu.Hide Caption 2 of 8 Photos: Newcastle's new boss: Rafa BenitezAn emotional Benitez, returning to the club where he began his coaching career by taking charge of its youth team, shed a tear during his official unveiling.Hide Caption 3 of 8 Photos: Newcastle's new boss: Rafa BenitezBenitez made his name at Valencia, guiding the club to two La Liga titles as well as the UEFA Cup. The 2002 title win was the club's first in 31 years.Hide Caption 4 of 8 Photos: Newcastle's new boss: Rafa BenitezThe Spaniard's finest hour came at Liverpool, where he won the Champions League in Istanbul. His side came from 3-0 down at half-time to eventually beat AC Milan on penalties.Hide Caption 5 of 8 Photos: Newcastle's new boss: Rafa BenitezDespite being sacked just six months into his job at Inter Milan in 2010, Benitez bounced back by guiding Chelsea to Europa League glory in 2013 during his spell as interim boss.Hide Caption 6 of 8 Photos: Newcastle's new boss: Rafa BenitezHe failed to qualify for the Champions League with Napoli in his final season, but his Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italia wins with the club were enough to impress Real.Hide Caption 7 of 8 Photos: Newcastle's new boss: Rafa BenitezBenitez was appointed by Real president Florentino Perez -- the Spaniard is Perez's 10th different coach at the Santiago Bernabeu.Hide Caption 8 of 8The Spanish coach has agreed to take over at struggling Newcastle.More from Sport - FootballWorld Cup 2018: China and Syria keep dream aliveFatma Samoura: 'Facelift' of FIFA's male hierarchy is 'ongoing'Champions League: Real Madrid to face Bayern Munich in quarterfinalsCAF: Issa Hayatou toppled after three decades as head of African football2018 World Cup: Is Russia ready to host $10B tournament?