- Mon Aug 21 12:58 PM
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has handed recalls to Newcastle duo Matt Ritchie and Grant Hanley
ahead of the vital World Cup qualifiers against Lithuania and Malta.
- Sun Aug 20 1:04 AM
Rob Elliot has just returned from a lengthy injury layoff. Rob Elliot is hoping Newcastle can take a leaf out of the Republic of Ireland's book as he targets Premier League and World Cup joy. The 31-year-old goalkeeper is four games into his comeback from a knee ligament injury suffered on intern...
|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.