Rafa Benitez explains Anwar El-Ghazi Everton transfer and rejects 'forced' idea

Rafa Benitez explains Anwar El-Ghazi Everton transfer and rejects 'forced' idea

Rafa Benitez insists he had to hear the right answers from Anwar El-Ghazi before agreeing to signing him. Everton have signed the Aston Villa winger on loan until the end of the season. Benitez revealed that El Ghazi’s name came up in conversations while the Blues were negotiating the sale of Lucas Digne. Everton were set on adding a winger to the ranks this month but their manager has played down the idea that El Ghazi was forced upon him. READ MORE: Rafa Benitez holds talks with Farhad Moshiri over 'future' of Everton READ MORE: Vitalii Mykolenko addresses Lucas Digne 'pressure' and reveals Everton ball-boy experience Blues boss Benitez says the 26-year-old met the criteria he was looking for but still insisted on talking to the Dutch wide-man before agreeing …
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