Rafa Benitez could be on his way back to the Premier League.

The former Liverpool manager has been living at home in the Wirral since his Christmas axing by Inter Milan.

The Spaniard has been linked with several posts in recent months, including Aston Villa.

However, the News of the World says Benitez is in the frame to replace under-siege Blackburn boss Steve Kean.

A move to Ewood Park would suit Benitez, where Rovers' new owners have the spending power to revamp their flagging squad this summer.

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