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Aquilani backs Benitez for an Italian future...

Alberto Aquilani believes Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez would be ideal in Serie A, as Juventus continue to keep track of him.

The Bianconeri have long been linked with the Spanish coach, who is reportedly top of a long list of candidates of their most wanted for a summer rebuild.

And, while landing him appears prohibitive, one of the Red's most recent recruits believes the former Valencia coach would deliver quick success in Italy if he was given the chance.

"[Rafael] Benitez has never asked me about Italy and Serie A, but with some of his staff we often joke about this subject," Aquilani is quoted as saying in Tuttosport.

"I think Benitez is a great coach, and he would also be in Italy."

Liverpool are still in the hunt for fourth spot in the Premier League to secure Champions League football next season.

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