Rafael Benitez, a former Liverpool and Inter Milan Coach Rafael Benitez is set for talks with Serie A side Sampdoria.
Despite having seen the side promoted from the Serie B at the close of the last season after going through playoffs, Coach Giuseppe Lachini, with a valid years contract earned after the promotion, could be sacrificed for Rafa, a 2005 Champions League winner with Liverpool.
- There is nothing concrete but there have been talks, it's in progress, said Sampdoria President Riccardo Garrone as quoted by daliymail.co.uk
First and only
Benitez has been job seeking ever since his two year contract at Inter Milan was cut short in December 2010 after he had only served six months after taking over from Jose Mourinho.
While at Inter, Benitez is credited for having handed
Kenyan midfielder McDonald Mariga his first and only full 90 minutes UEFA
Champions league game on September 14, 2010 when Inter played Dutch side FC
Twente at the De Grolsch Veste in Holland.