Napoli president denies meeting with Chelsea boss Benitez

Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis insists he's not chasing Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez.

Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis insists he's not chasing Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez.

De Laurentiis, a film producer, flew into England on Monday with the club's sporting director Riccardo Bigon and administrator Andrea Chiavelli.

But De Laurentiis insists he was in London to talk about the release of an upcoming film, and not to offer Benitez the chance to take over from Walter Mazzarri.

"I did not go to London for Benitez, you would have me take 15 coaches: it's true, I heard about them all in the last six months," he told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

"Yesterday [Monday] I was in London with Chiavelli and Bigon and for a simple reason: I have to prepare for the release of the film on Steve Jobs."

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