Swansea City defender Federico Fernandez believes Napoli boss Rafa Benitez helped him mature into a Premier League level player.
The former Liverpool boss was approached twice to return to the club he used to work at as the 'B' side's coach.
Napoli and Liverpool are reported to be locked in talks over a potential deal for Daniel Agger, but negotiations have not been without their problems.
Italy's sports newspapers have responded to Napoli's Champions League defeat to Athletic Bilbao with a series of dejected headlines.
Switzerland international Valon Behrami has admitted he had a tough relationship with Rafa Benitez, but stresses his respect for the coach.
Napoli boss Rafa Benitez admits that he would like to sign Marouane Fellaini, but insists that he is waiting on a decision from Louis van Gaal.
A move to Napoli would see Lucas reunited with old boss Rafa Benitez.
Real Madrid's Xabi Alonso is not going to be joining up with old Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez at Napoli, according to his agent.
Seven managers have come and gone in between Jose Mourinho's two spells at Stamford Bridge. Where are they now?
According to reports, Barcelona have offered Manchester United target Alex Song to Napoli as part of a potential deal for Gonzalo Higuain.
On the 17th May 2013 what were the stories that dominated the football landscape? Including Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Everton.
Some Tottenham fans would welcome Rafa Benitez, others wouldn't, but it would be a tough task persuading him to leave Napoli this summer.
No longer can Liverpool fans pine for Rafa Benitez, surely?