Benitez focused on Real Madrid

Benitez has not signed an extension to his contract, which expires at the end of next season.

In recent months the Spaniard has been linked with Juande Ramos’ job at Real Madrid.

“I don’t think this game is important for my contract,” said Benitez.

“It is an important game for us as a club, that’s it.

“You know the situation and we have to wait. We have a lot of important games coming up.

“You have to judge a manager on his career, not one or two games. That is my idea.

“If you have to decide on a manager on the basis of one or two games that is not the best decision.”