The agent of Napoli coach Rafael Benitez is to hold talks with club president Aurelio De Laurentiis over the Spaniard’s future.
Benitez’s future with the Serie A outfit has been up in the air for some time, while recent reports have linked him with potential managerial opportunities at Newcastle United and West Ham.
A banner bearing the words ‘Rodgers out Rafa in’ was flown above Anfield at the weekend, with some fans calling on Benitez to return to former club Liverpool.
However, the 55-year-old insists, ahead of Thursday’s UEFA Europa League semi-final first leg against Dnipro, that his focus remains on guiding Napoli to a first European final since 1989.
“The chairman knows my thoughts and he will speak with my agent,” he said. “But after 26 years, the most important thing is this semi-final.
“We know that the final goal is historic for us and for the fans.
“After 26 years, we have a historic opportunity, we have to focus our attentions on this.”
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