Tag Archives: Rafael Benítez

‘I could see the potential’ – Senior Newcastle man takes aim in comparison to PL rivals

By | 24th April 2019

Rafael Benitez has insisted that Newcastle United can no longer compete with the teams challenging for European qualification in the Premier League. The Spaniard singled out the fact that the clubs transfer budget and wage bill will not allow them to compete against the likes of Wolves and Leicester who are the current clubs pushing […]


Many Newcastle fans left fuming over official reveal – ‘Has to be his last season’

By | 23rd April 2019

OPINION Newcastle United confirmed via their official Twitter account on Tuesday afternoon that Mike Dean would be taking charge of their upcoming fixture against Brighton on Saturday night – and it has not gone down well with the Toon Army on Twitter. Rafael Benitez has had many altercations with the official, with Dean angering the […]


Pundit: ‘I’d give my right arm’ for Newcastle man to make surprise switch to title winners

By | 15th April 2019

Celtic legend Davie Provan has said he would be shocked if Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez was considering taking over at Parkhead but insisted he would be over the moon if he did. The Spaniard is out of contract at St James’ Park at the end of the season and there has been plenty of […]


‘Going to be talks’ – Sky pundit tips Newcastle man to be at heart of summer battle

By | 15th April 2019

Sky Sports pundit Phil Babb has tipped Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez to be at the heart of a summer battle as rival clubs look to secure his services. The Magpies boss has a contract at St James’ Park which is set to expire at the end of the season and as yet there has […]

Hearts of many Newcastle fans will have sunk as Benitez contract terms reported: Verdict

By | 15th April 2019

OPINION Keeping Rafael Benitez is the number one priority of nearly every single Newcastle United fan this summer and the longer they are made to wait, the more the nerves will be jangling. The Spaniard is adored on Tyneside and understandably so, his influence transforming not only the fortunes of the club on the pitch […]

‘He has the ability’ – Rafa fave tipped for greatness, one hurdle stopping him at Newcastle

By | 14th April 2019

Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez has tipped Ayoze Perez for greatness if he can overcome the hurdle of his inconsistent goal scoring form. The Magpies ace scored the all important winner against Leicester City on Friday night, flicking Matt Ritchie’s cross into the back of the net with a smart header, to give Benitez and […]

Ashley woefully out of touch at Newcastle as Benitez contract update reported – Verdict

By | 14th April 2019

OPINION There is no doubting that Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is a businessman first, football club owner second. Forgetting the lack of funds made available to manager Rafael Benitez during his tenure in the dugout, there have been numerous poor decisions made off the pitch which have resulted in plenty of fan fury, not […]

Report delivers fascinating Newcastle training ground reveal ahead of Leicester clash

By | 12th April 2019

Newcastle United’s coaches have been testing out playing with four at the back in training as they ponder a tactical switch for the clash against Leicester City on Friday night, according to the Chronicle. The newspaper claim on their website that the Magpies’ backroom staff have been experimenting with a more traditional back line in […]

Newcastle 26yo lucky to be defended by Rafa, fans must think he’s a waste of money – View

By | 6th April 2019

OPINION It would be fair to say that Yoshinori Muto has not had the impact expected at Newcastle United this season and there will be plenty of supporters wondering why the club have wasted their money. One goal in 14 appearances is hardly anything for the Japanese international to write home about and there are […]