- Fri Jan 19 3:47 PM
Rafa Benitez has revealed that Newcastle owner Mike Ashley told him ‘two to three weeks ago’ that Amanda Staveley’s proposed takeover was off, as Ashley brands talks as a 'waste of time'.
|He twisted his ankle in the warm-up,
Benitez said. He said he was fine but afterwards it was a problem for us because we were making one substitution already. In the second half when you concede two goals you need to change something but we were a little short of options. As soon a...
These kind of weeks are very difficult because you have players coming back, so you have to check everyone and see how they feel,
Two years ago we were playing a lot of early kick-offs away on Saturdays when United were playing on Sundays,
Steven will have analysed everything — and realised that's a good approach,
said Benitez. Now he's in the position.