Angry Everton fans have hung anti-Rafael Benitez banners outside Goodison Park in protest at the Spaniard's talks to take over as manager.
And his connection to the Reds means swathes of Everton supporters are furious at the prospect of the 61-year-old taking over on the blue side of the city.
Rafael Benitez is in the frame to become Everton manager and is expecting an offer
Fans left signs outside Goodison Park making their feelings known about the situation
Benitez's connections with Liverpool mean he is not a manager many Everton fans want
On Thursday night, banners were seen outside Goodison with a clear message that fans do not want Benitez.