Monday April 6 2015
Benitez confirms Napoli departure?

It’s reported that Rafael Benitez has already told players he plans to leave Napoli, with Luciano Spaletti favourite to replace him.

The Spaniard’s contract expires at the end of the season, and he has continually refused to confirm whether he’ll stay as Partenopei Coach.

Following reports last night that President Aurelio De Laurentiis has already decided not to offer a renewal, SportMediaset claims Benitez has already told players he’s leaving.

The news outlet reports that although Benitez will meet with De Laurentiis in the coming weeks, the relationship between the two has become frosty, and the former’s departure is all-but inevitable.

Former Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti is seen as the favourite to replace him, as he is without a club after being let go by Zenit St Petersburg.

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