Tag Archives: Rafael Benitez

Benitez’s latest comments appear to be very bad news for 20-year-old striker

Rafael Benitez’s scepticism over using Newcastle United’s youngsters, could be bad news for Adam Armstrong. Benitez was quizzed on the lack of youngsters coming through at Newcastle currently by the Sunderland Echo, and he admitted that it was difficult to be successful while bringing through academy graduates. The Spanish boss said: "To have someone [Dummett]…


Benitez confirms he’s been discussing trying this Newcastle player out in a new position

Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez has told the Shields Gazette that he has been talking to Yoan Gouffran about potentially changing his position. After Aleksandar Mitrovic got injured, Gouffran was brought on to replace the Serbian and moved into a more advanced position. Gouffran played in tandem with striker Daryl Murphy at St. Andrews, as…


Fans angry as Newcastle United and Benitez reach agreement to sign striker

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez may well be using his Spanish connections to help recruitment at the Championship club. Benitez’s side have reportedly found an agreement to sign Juan Jesús Nuñez Cumbrera, a Spanish youngster from Recreativo de Huelva. Whilst he probably wouldn’t challenge Aleksandar Mitrovic or Dwight Gale this season, the Spaniard could be one…