- Tue Sep 4 7:40 PM
Benitez could pull off a masterstroke if he signs PL winning midfielder on a free transfer - originally posted on Sportslens.com Newcastle United should look to sign Samir Nasri on a free transfer. The 31-year-old is out of contract right now and he could be a superb short-term addition to Rafa B...
- Tue Sep 4 7:00 PM
As most fans will know, Rafa Benitez’s contract as Newcastle United’s manager will expire at the end of the season and so far, the omens do not look particularly good. After a nightmare start to the season against pretty much the worst possible opposition (Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester City i...
Bitter and Blue
- Mon Sep 3 12:37 PM
Pep Guardiola’s team struggled to come away with the victory against the compact defense of Rafa Benitez’ Newcastle United Not all victories come easy and that was definitely the case for Manchester City’s 2-1 win at the Etihad against Newcastle United on Saturday. There has been quite a bit of c...
- Mon Sep 3 11:31 AM
Benitez makes an honest admission about Newcastle's summer signing - originally posted on Sportslens.com Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez believes Salomon Rondon will need more time to settle in. The West Brom forward joined the Magpies on loan this summer and he was expected to solve Newcastle’s g...
- Sun Sep 2 9:58 AM
'What a performance', 'Outstanding' - Some Newcastle fans react to 29-yr-old's display - originally posted on Sportslens.com Manchester City picked up a 2-1 win at home against Newcastle United last night. Goals from Raheem Sterling and Kyle Walker ensured the victory for the hosts. Newcastle fou...
- Sun Sep 2 9:13 AM
Newcastle boss Benitez makes positive claim after Man City defeat - originally posted on Sportslens.com Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez does not believe that his club will be relegation contenders this season. The Magpies suffered a 2-1 defeat against Manchester City on Saturday and have now lost...
Bitter and Blue
- Sun Sep 2 7:54 AM
A victory at home in what was not a pretty game. A victory was secured today at home versus Newcastle United. A 2-1 game that saw possession domination, of 76%-24% in City’s favor tells its own story. With just three of the Blues’ 11 shots on target, it did not result in a one sided score. Newcas...
|He played against Cardiff and got sent off, which obviously I was not expecting,
said Benitez. After that, with Diame and Shelvey playing well, now Ki has the Premier League experience, too, so it has been difficult for him.
At the moment he wants to be here, I think, so we will see in the future,
He showed what he can do and has given us something different,
said Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez. I was happy with Joselu, Ayoze [Perez] and [Yoshinori] Muto, but he's a different kind of striker.
When we signed Rondon we were after a striker who could win the ball in the air, hold the ball up, score goals and has some mobility as well,
said Benitez. We knew about his mentality, we knew he could bring something different.