Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 5/27/13
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Former Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez has been appointed as the new coach of Napoli. The Spaniard, who left Stamford Bridge following his six-month spell as interim manager, will replace Walter Mazzarri at the Stadio San Paolo this summer. "I am very happy and very satisfied for having committed to a great club with an illustrious heritage like Napoli," Benitez said on his official website. "I understand the history of the city and how the club forms a fundamental part of the culture and traditions of Naples. I must confess that I am extremely excited because I can share my passion for football with the fans of Napoli; it is proven that they are very, very special. "I look forward to experiencing each and every one of the fans of Napoli and their strong support for this project that we will begin. I'm happy to become a member of that great family of Naples and thus we can share the triumphs together. We will begin from the start as we mean to go on and we will fight from the begin...
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