NEWS
Thursday April 9 2015
Benitez fate sealed?

It’s reported that last night’s Coppa Italia defeat has ensured that Rafa Benitez will leave Napoli at the end of the season.

The Partenopei held the advantage of an away goal going into the semi-final second leg, but were defeated 1-0, compounding a poor run of form which has seen them fall to sixth in Serie A.

Club President Aurelio De Laurentiis was highly critical of the performance, and Sportmediaset believes that Benitez will depart at the end of the season when his contract expires.

The news outlet believes that the former Liverpool manager could return to England to replace Manuel Pellegrini at Manchester City.

The only thing that could change things, according to Sportmediaset, would be if Napoli were to win the Europa League, meaning they’d end the season with a trophy and qualify for the Champions League.

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