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I'm here trying to bring the best from the team -- that is the best for the club, said Benitez. I don't want to create a war -- I don't need to do that -- but I need to be sure the players are concentrated on football playing well and getting points every game to stay up.
Soccernet - 1:55 AM
In terms of what we wanted to do, we did some business, Benitez said.
Sky Sports - 4:00 PM
Slimani is a player with Premier League experience, said Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez. He is a player who can fight with defenders, challenge and score goals. Hopefully he can give us some experience and some different characteristics to the strikers we have at the moment.
BBC - 11:40 PM
If everyone understands, all the people around, the same message – 'stick together, said Benitez.
Daily Mail - 8:26 PM
We are still trying to do things, said Benitez. It is not the ideal situation when you have to go to the 31st, waiting for a phone call. It means something is wrong but we cannot change what is going on here for a while.
Daily Star - 11:14 PM
If he stays here - he can play, Benitez said. At the moment he is our player.
Daily Express - 2:08 PM
It was made clear to Mitrovic and his agent that if we can bring in a striker, then we will consider anything apart from the Premier League, said Benitez this afternoon.
Daily Star - 3:39 PM
If we have the players to attack, we attack, said Benitez. But you have to defend against the best team in the country, you have to defend.
Daily Telegraph - 10:10 AM
Your job at a top club depends on the people above you, Benitez said. If the directors support the coach, it is easy.
Soccernet - 9:53 AM
It's going to be a very important week for us, said Benitez.
Mirror - 8:30 AM
It's the Premier League and everyone is spending a lot of money, said Benitez. That is why we expect something in this window. Hopefully we can see some new faces before the end of this window.
BBC - 7:34 PM
I knew three or four weeks ago when I was talking with Mike Ashley, said Benitez. He told me that the takeover will not go through [this month]. So, for me, this has changed nothing.
BBC - 2:51 PM
It tells everybody where we are, said Benitez. We are in the Premier League and we have a lot of players giving everything, but still sometimes it is not enough.
Daily Telegraph - 8:31 AM
I think they already know [we need more players], said Benitez. We have been very clear, and I think they understand the situation.
Daily Telegraph - 12:09 PM
I have no problem with him, said Benitez. Any one would be disappointed not to play when we are trying to win the game.
Mirror - 10:30 PM
I think we had chances in the first half to score a couple of goals, and then everything could have been different in the second half, Benitez said.
Sky Sports - 6:59 PM
For sure, he is in that group, said Benitez. Jamaal has great potential because he is keen to learn in every training session.
Daily Express - 12:11 AM
For sure, he is in that group, said Benitez.
Daily Star - 11:11 PM
We were a little too relaxed in the second half, but in the end we have gone through, said manager Rafael Benitez.
Daily Telegraph - 2:00 PM
My focus is to win the next game and go through, and then see what happens, said Benitez. It is one game at a time. We will do that. We have one game this week, one game next week, so it's not that we have to manage the squad and be very careful.
Daily Telegraph - 10:07 AM
We started really well this season then we had a bad run and lost confidence - but still the team was working hard, Benitez said.
Sky Sports - 8:54 PM
I think it is clear that we will have a similar situation until the end of the season, Benitez said.
Sky Sports - 9:16 AM
You see sometimes the anxiety when you miss a ball or do a bad pass, said Benitez.
Daily Mail - 11:20 PM
What frustrated me? I think the anxiety, said Benitez. With these players it is a young team.
Daily Telegraph - 11:12 AM
You have seen the same in other leagues, said Benitez. The teams have to do the right things in the [transfer] window and be closer.
Daily Telegraph - 3:15 AM
I didn't hear any criticism from my players, Benitez said.
Sky Sports - 4:19 PM
I think that this club still has great potential, Benitez said.
Goal.com - 8:41 AM
He knows what the situation is and we will continue working with the players we have available now, said Newcastle boss Benitez. He knew from the beginning we had four or five midfielders.
Soccernet - 10:13 AM
I had a conversation with Lee yesterday, Benitez said.
Sky Sports - 3:50 PM
I don't have any information, Benitez said. As I said the other day , I need to know how much money we will have for January as soon as possible, that's it, but I don't have information about the takeover.
Soccernet - 8:19 AM