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Rafa Benitez Emerges As Favourite For Celtic Job

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Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has emerged as the frontrunner to take over as manager of Scottish Premiership side Celtic ahead of the new season.  Benitez’ contract with Newcastle expires in the summer and despite supporters of the Toon Army demanding that the Spaniard continues as boss of the north-east club, the chances of a new contract seem to hinge …

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Benitez: Newcastle Need ‘Another Miracle’ To Stay Up

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Rafael Benitez believes it will be “another miracle” if his Newcastle side retain their Premier League status. The Spanish manager said finishing 10th last season was an extraordinary performance but added that would be matched simply by beating the drop this term given the fact that the Magpies’ relegation rivals had all outspent the north-east side in pre-season. Newcastle’s position …

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Benitez Watched Father Ted & Dad’s Army To Improve English

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Newcastle manager, Rafa Benitez, has revealed that he relied on various sitcoms and the music of ‘The Beatles’ when he first arrived in England in 2004. According to BBC Sport, the 58-year-old Spaniard is a huge fan of English sitcoms and has even borrowed phrases from ‘Dads Army’ for his team talks after Newcastle failed to win any of their …

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Sarri Confident Chelsea Can Iron Out Defensive Flaws

Maurizio Sarri’s fear of a slow start at Chelsea may have been unfounded but the head coach insists his side are still very much a work in progress. Chelsea will travel to Newcastle on Sunday aiming to make it three wins from as many Premier League games this season. Having voiced concerns about how quickly his new players would adapt …

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Newcastle Set To Be One Of The Busiest Clubs On Transfer Deadline Day

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 26: Newcastle United Manager Rafael Benitez during The FA Cup Fourth Round between Chelsea and Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge on January 28, 2018, in London, England. (Photo by Serena Taylor/Newcastle United via Getty Images)

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley could be set to finally give manager Rafa Benitez some signings this month. The Magpies have found themselves embroiled in the Premier League relegation battle, and Benitez had been adamant that transfers were needed in order to help the side avoid an immediate return to the Championship. A striker was seen as the priority, and having …

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Watch: Ireland’s Rob Elliot Makes Stunning Last-Ditch Save For Newcastle V Brighton

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Irish international Rob Elliot has established himself as Rafa Benitez’s first-choice goalkeeper over the past few months – and showed why against Brighton on Sunday. The 31-year-old – still behind Darren Randolph and Keiren Westwood in the international setup – is in action with his side on Sunday afternoon as they look to continue their decent form in the Premier …

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Newcastle Considering Bid To Sell Their Star Striker

It’s no secret that Rafa Benitez is unhappy with how the summer transfer window has gone for Newcastle United.  At the end of their Championship winning season, owner Mike Ashley promised funds to strengthen the squad but what has transpired has been a littering of missed-targets as Benitez has watched on seeing players he wanted join other clubs. There have …

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