Napoli Tempting Benitez to Live Longer
Doha – Previous Rafael Benitez reported strong enough to leave Napoli because his contract ended at the end of the season. Will the Italian Super Cup trophy made him stay longer?
Benitez contract itself is going to end in June 2015, aka live counting months. Instead there has been no talks between Napoli with Benitez associated extension, there is but never agreed.
Reportedly, one of the things that block a new contract agreement is a matter within the family. Currently, Benitez family living in Liverpool and therefore also the news blows Benitez will return coached ‘The Red‘. Moreover, among some fans of Liverpool, Benitez still has its place.
54-year-old man did not rule out returning to England and train one of the Premier League team. But on the other hand he also kept open the door negotiating a new contract with Napoli, taking into account all possible factors including the family.
Well, the success Benitez deliver Napoli won the Italian Super Cup might bring it in to a new round of contract talks with the club. Partenopei president Aurelio De Laurentiis openly expressed his hope to be able to retain the coach. Two trophies in one year –sebelumnya Napoli won the Coppa trophy Italia– satisfying De Laurentiis.
“Benitez is a master of football, an honest man, and an experienced coach. If he won two trophies here so you could say I made the right decision by choosing Rafa two years ago and I hope to continue with it also strengthen the team,” said the president The club’s official website.
“I think this win is just a reward for the commitment of a group that always give the best for the team,” he added.
Gait Benitez in Naples itself throughout the season actually not smooth. He was sharply criticized for Marek Hamsik et al. was inconsistent in Serie A, so left in the hunt for the Scudetto of the two main rivals: Juventus and AS Roma. Currently they rank fourth in the standings, behind nine points from Rome in the second ladder and 12 points ahead of Juve in the top post.