Outgoing Chelsea boss Benitez to be new Napoli manager

London: Aurelio De Laurentiis, Napoli owner announced Rafa Benitez as next coach for the team.

Benitez would join Napoli in the next two weeks replacing Walter Mazzarri with a deal of two years.

According to the Mirror, De Laurentiis has said that as his 64th birthday gift to himself, Benitez will be the new manager of Napoli.

De Laurentiis further said that he would make it official in the next few days after Benitez ends it with Chelsea.

Napoli wants Benitez to take Fernando Torres with him but Chelsea is reluctant to sell the player, the report added.