- Sat Feb 17 11:57 AM
The Frenchman has been out of form in recent weeks and was hooked after 66 minutes against Newcastle last week
- Sat Feb 17 12:47 AM
The duo missed last weekend's 1-0 loss at Newcastle with unspecified muscular injuries and will again be absent for the FA Cup fifth-round trip to Huddersfield on Saturday.
|I think someone like Rafa, it's always important for any team to keep a manager like that,
Benitez told BetStars .
At the bottom of everything, for us, we appreciate football as life itself,
says Benitez. Football is part of our culture, we live as we play. Most of our players come from a poor childhood and football is a way to get social inclusion, to emerge from poverty, to help the family. T...
Ever since he arrived with us on loan he has shown a fantastic attitude and great work ethic,
said Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez. This was one of the key positions we needed to strengthen.
Benitez told the club's website: We're delighted to finalise the permanent signing of Martin to Newcastle United today.