Juventus agree personal terms with Liverpool boss Benitez

Juventus have agreed personal terms with Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez, it has been revealed.

The Independent on Sunday says Juventus have agreed terms with Liverpool manager Benitez for him to manage the Serie A club next season, according to authoritative reports from Italy last night.

La Repubblica newspaper reported that the club's lawyers will arrive in England today for talks tomorrow about the release of the manager this summer. Benitez's current contract at Anfield runs until 2014.

Juventus president Jean-Claude Blanc is reported to have "already fixed everything with Benitez and has in his drawer a detailed agreement of his terms and length of contract". Juve are keen to reach an agreement and begin making plans for next season.