Benitez reveals Anfield doubts

Rafael Benitez has revealed doubts over his future as Liverpool manager ahead of a massive European night for the Anfield club.

Benitez will lead the Reds into Europa League semi-final second leg action against Atletico Madrid on Thursday night unsure about his long-term future on Merseyside.

Fresh reports have recently linked the Spaniard with a summer move to Juventus and Benitez has admitted that he has held no talks with Liverpool about his immediate future with the club.

"I have spent a year listening to names like Martin O'Neill, Jose Mourinho, Jurgen Klinsmann and Frank Rijkaard being linked with Liverpool, but I've just kept doing my job," he said.

"All my focus is on is the next game, that's the future for me, but no-one from the club has spoken to me about mine. My future is this game.

"For me the next game is always the most important and playing in a European final again would be massive for any club.

"Atletico is massive and that's what we have to concentrate on."

Liverpool's likely failure to finish in the Premier League's top four means there will be no Champions League football at Anfield next season, while their exit at the group stages of this year's competition has brought Benitez's six-year reign into question.

Earlier in the week, Benitez's agent claimed there was no truth in reports claiming that his client had already agreed a deal to join Juventus for next season.

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