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Rafa Benitez on the Palermo game and rotation


Coach Rafa Benitez says the secret behind Napoli's recent run of victories is to always be fully focused on the next game.

With five wins and only one defeat in 2015, the Partenopei are looking more and more likely to finish in the top three but the Spaniard says his side is determined not to take their foot off the gas.

"It will be a difficult game, Palermo is quality but we're confident we can continue with our winning streak," Benitez told Radio Kiss Kiss.

"Palermo are very organised, it will be a very intense game of football.

"But I insist with the same mentality, we take it one game at a time. If we get our fifth consecutive league win then it would be a good thing for me and the team, but we have to be focused on the Palermo game."

With back-to-back matches coming up, the Spaniard says rotation is a possibility.

"I believe every player in the squad is in a position to be selected for games," he said.

"I trust all the players and will choose the best possible line-up before every game. We have to take advantage of the depth we have in the squad, it's always been like this for me and my team.

"I have a number of professionals alongside me who assess the fitness level of players on a daily basis and that's because we want to reach the shore alive.

"Every element [in the team] will feature, you can call it rotation or something different, the fact is that we will use all players to reach the end of the season at our very best."

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