Inter Milan confirm former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez as new manager on two-year deal

10 June 2010 12:58
Back in work: Rafa Benitez has a new role as manager at European champions Inter Milan

Rafa Benitez has been confirmed as the new coach of Inter Milan. The club today announced the Spaniard has signed a two-year deal at the San Siro.  

Inter, the Italian and European champions, moved swiftly to snap up Benitez, who left Liverpool last week as they sought a replacement for Jose Mourinho who left for Real Madrid earlier this summer. 

Benitez is to be introduced at a press conference next Tuesday.

The Spaniard's six-year spellas Liverpool manager was ended by mutual consent last week. He still had four years to run on his Liverpool contract but left afterthe Reds could only manage seventh place in the Barclays Premier League lastseason.

Liverpool also suffered early exits in the Champions League, FA Cup and CarlingCup. By contrast Inter won a historic treble of Champions League, Serie A and Italian Cup.

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Source: Daily_Mail