Rafael Benitez’s agent has dismissed reports the Liverpool boss has agreed a deal to take over Serie A club Juventus.
According to reports in Italy, the Turin side are poised to secure the Spaniard on a four-year contract.
But Manuel Quillon Garcia denied that was the case, claiming the reports are “absolutely false”.
“There is no agreement with anyone,” he told BBC Sport.
He also denied meeting Juve director Roberto Bettega in Monte Carlo this week to discuss Benitez’s future.
Benitez is reportedly one of several possible candidates Juventus would like to succeed Alberto Zaccheroni at the Stadio Olimpico this summer.
However, Benitez’s pay demands, and the fact he would want to bring several of his backroom staff with him, could prove problematical.
Juventus have refused to comment on speculation their president Jean-Claude Blanc will fly to Liverpool this week in an attempt to prise Benitez away from Anfield.
The Spaniard has insisted that he wants to stay at Anfield, but he has frequently expressed his frustration at the club’s failure to compete in the transfer market with their Premier League rivals.
Talks are planned for this week with new Liverpool chairman, Martin Broughton, when Benitez’s future and the club’s summer transfer plans will be discussed.
Juve, who appointed Zaccheroni as head coach in January after sacking Ciro Ferrara, are sixth in Serie A, six points off a Champions League spot with three games remaining.