Rafa Benitez spoke exclusively to Sky Sports about Newcastle United
In an exclusive interview with Sky Sports, Rafa Benitez explains why Newcastle’s potential still excites him, how his love of stats goes on, and why Manchester City can be stopped.
Newcastle is abuzz with takeover talk once more and the hope that comes with the prospect of Mike Ashley’s unhappy tenure coming to an end. But for Rafa Benitez, the coach who has come to represent a beacon for that hope, the message remains that it is business as usual.
Without discussing a potential takeover directly, however, his feelings are clear. “I think that this team could be in the top six,” he tells Sky Sports, leaning forward in his chair. “It could be in the top eight easily. When I say easily I mean just with one or two things.