Feb 21, 2015, 10:58pm CET
June 2, 2015
Rafa Benitez says goodbye to Napoli
As he prepares to take over as the manager of Real Madrid, Rafa Benitez took the time to say some kind words about Napoli and Naples.
May 28, 2015
Official: Rafa Benitez is leaving Napoli
The Rafa Benitez Era at the Stadio San Paolo has only days left.
May 27, 2015
Press conference apparently not about Rafa
Aurelio De Laurentiis and Rafa Benitez will not be taking any questions or making any statements regarding the future of the manager.
May 27, 2015
Napoli holding a mystery press conference
Napoli have a press conference scheduled for Thursday involving Aurelio De Laurentiis and Rafa Benitez. This could get interesting.
May 25, 2015
Ancelotti sacked, Rafa the favorite for Madrid
Now that Real Madrid's manager post is officially open, Napoli's soon-to-be-former boss is the oddsmaker's favorite to replace him.
May 21, 2015
Agent: Rafa to Real Madrid just a rumor -- for now
Our sister site Managing Madrid got a brief chat with the agent of Rafa Benitez, who downplayed the Real Madrid rumors without anywhere near quashing them.
May 20, 2015
Rafa to Real Madrid is a real and insane rumor
Real Madrid are one of the craziest clubs around, but surely they can't be THIS crazy, can they?
May 17, 2015
Europa League sealed Benitez fate
Corriere dello Sport has been running an insistent line since Friday that Rafa Benitez is effectively gone after Napoli faceplanted in the Europa League semifinals.
May 15, 2015
Benitez's next port of call in England or Spain?
With Napoli out of the Europa League the speculation on Rafael Benitez's future ramps up again.
May 14, 2015
Rafa suspension could put extension at risk
Neither Rafa Benitez nor Aurelio De Laurentiis are amused about the manager's suspension, and it could affect whether or not he signs his contract extension.
May 5, 2015
Rafa offered four-year contract
Despite a general assumption that he will leave the club at the end of the season, Rafa Benitez has been offered a new contract and might sign it.
May 1, 2015
Report: Rafa set to leave Napoli in June
It's looking more and more like Napoli will have a new manager next season.
April 24, 2015
Rafa lashes out at ADL over training retreat
Napoli's manager is not happy about the recently-ended ritiro that Napoli's squad was forced in to.
April 11, 2015
Rafa skips interview after resignation rejected
Napoli's manager has skipped his regular pre-match radio interview with the team still in the training retreat ordered by Aurelio De Laurentiis, an order that had an unexpected consequence.
April 6, 2015
ADL won't offer Rafa new deal, Rafa leaving anyway
Reports in Italy indicate that Napoli's owner won't make another offer to keep his manager as their relationship has broken down.
April 3, 2015
Rafa Benitez is delusional
Napoli boss said some things in his pre-match press conference that tend to make one think that he may not understand how players respond to things.
March 28, 2015
Rafa says he won't manage Spain ... yet
Napoli's manager has been linked with the Spanish bench with the national job expected by some to be available after Euro 2016, but Rafa says that now is not the time.
March 17, 2015
Report: Rafa will leave Napoli at end of season
This isn't actually surprising, but now we've got big Italian papers backing the belief that Napoli's manager is on his way out.
March 15, 2015
Report: Benitez favorite to manage Manchester City
Reports in England indicate that should Manuel Pellegrini be sacked, Rafa Benitez is the man on top of the list to replace him.
March 10, 2015
Rafa would have "no problem" leaving Napoli
Napoli's manager is now openly talking about the possibility of managing in France, so it's probably time to start lining up managerial candidates.
March 3, 2015
Report: Rafa Benitez rejects Napoli contract offer
Hang on kids, because this looks like it could get messy.
February 21, 2015
Reading between the lines: Rafa is leaving Napoli
No one's actually said one way or the other yet, but it sure looks like Napoli's manager is leaving when his contract is up at the end of this season.