Menu

Rafa Benitez Wants to Manage Spanish National Team

Napoli boss hopeful of managing his country in the future.

Check in to Transfer Window: Done Deal Alerts

Current Napoli and former Chelsea and Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez has revealed that he is hopeful of one day being given the opportunity to manage Spain according to Goal.com.

The 53 year old joined Napoli this summer but it appears he already has one eye on his next job after he made remarks hinting that he would like to take over once Vicente Del Bosque decide to leave his post.

Del Bosque has already suggested that he will look for a new challenge after next year’s World Cup tournament in Brazil which could pave the way for Benitez to be given the role.

Benitez would have a lot to live up to as Spain have dominated international football under Del Bosque’s reign.

The club lost to Brazil in the final of the Confederations Cup last week but it was the side’s first loss since they went down to Switzerland in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

It is a remarkable record for the team and one that will be difficult for Benitez to replicate, should he get the job, with other countries now emerging as potential challengers to Spain’s throne.

A Neymar-led Brazil will be confident of their chances of winning next year’s tournament while Germany continue to improve and gain the experience their young side was missing.

More Stories Spain SSC Napoli