Standard Liege have confirmed Milan Jovanovic is leaving them on a Bosman.
The 28-year-old is out of contract in the summer and early reports suggested Liverpool had already secured him on a pre-contract.
"Nothing is sorted yet, but I'm confident it will be," confirmed Benitez.
"I wish Jovanovic all the best," confirmed Standard's vice-president Luciano D'Onorfio. "He always did his best for the club.