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Rafael Benitez in charge of Newcastle United on May 13, 2018
Matt Ritchie: 'Rafael Benitez is happy at Newcastle United'
Newcastle United winger Matt Ritchie insists that manager Rafael Benitez is "happy and upbeat" at the club despite seemingly being at loggerheads with owner Mike Ashley.
Aug 17, 22:53
Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock watches on during his side's 2-0 defeat to Bournemouth in the Premier League on August 11, 2018
Neil Warnock: 'Criticism of Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is hot air'
Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock claims that criticism of Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is a bit of "hot air".
Aug 17, 12:46
Mike Ashley pictured in June 2016
Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish backs Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley
Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish claims that Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is better off investing money in his retail empire rather than his football club.
Aug 13, 19:30
Mike Ashley pictured in June 2016
Dennis Wise defends Mike Ashley's stance over Newcastle United transfer business
Former executive director Dennis Wise says that he 'does not see a problem' with how Newcastle United go about their business in the transfer market.
Aug 13, 12:55
Mauricio Pochettino points at Tottenham Hotspur fans on May 13, 2018
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Newcastle United - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full preview of Newcastle United's opening Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur.
Aug 10, 12:57
Jamaal Lascelles in action for Newcastle United on April 15, 2018
Newcastle United players settle Mike Ashley bonus row
Newcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles suggests that the dispute between his teammates and owner Mike Ashley over bonuses has now been resolved.
Aug 8, 19:08
Mike Ashley pictured in June 2016
Mike Ashley defends Newcastle investment
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley defends his stewardship of the club in a letter sent to the government last week.
Aug 7, 12:12
Mike Ashley pictured in June 2016
Report: Newcastle United players go on media strike over bonuses
Newcastle United reportedly risk a fine as their players have allegedly refused to carry out media duties in a row over bonus payments.
Aug 6, 20:28
Rafael Benitez watches on during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Manchester City on December 27, 2017
Rafael Benitez 'wanted by Zenit St Petersburg'
Russian outfit Zenit St Petersburg are reportedly monitoring Rafael Benitez's situation at Newcastle United as they look for a replacement for Roberto Mancini.
May 20, 14:24
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Rafael Benitez 'demands £100m funds from West Ham United'
A report claims that West Ham United must offer Rafael Benitez £100m in transfer funds and give the Spaniard complete control if he is to join from Newcastle United.
May 18, 15:01
Rafael Benitez watches on during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Manchester City on December 27, 2017
Report: Newcastle United confident of Rafael Benitez stay
Newcastle United are believed to be confident of keeping Rafael Benitez at the club despite rumours linking the Spaniard to West Ham United.
May 17, 22:54
Rafael Benitez watches on during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Manchester City on December 27, 2017
Ayoze Perez: 'Newcastle United have to look after Rafael Benitez'
Newcastle United attacker Ayoze Perez fears that the club may lose Rafael Benitez if he is not given substantial backing in the transfer window.
May 17, 14:54
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Rafael Benitez 'interested in West Ham United job offer'
Rafael Benitez will reportedly be tempted to swap Newcastle United for West Ham United if the Hammers offer the right terms.
May 17, 14:14
Newcastle chairman Mike Ashley pictured in November 2014
Mike Ashley 'demands £400m for Newcastle United'
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley reportedly places the club's mooted takeover bid in doubt by raising his asking price to £400m.
May 16, 18:42
Rafael Benitez squats and barks during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
West Ham United 'still interested in Rafael Benitez'
West Ham United are reportedly still interested in appointing Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez as their new manager, two years after missing out on him to Real Madrid.
May 15, 14:48
Rafael Benitez squats and barks during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Newcastle United Mike Ashley calls on Rafael Benitez to stay
Mike Ashley issues a statement thanking Rafael Benitez for his "magnificent achievement" this season and calls on the Spaniard to stay in charge.
May 13, 19:33
Rafael Benitez watches on during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Manchester City on December 27, 2017
Report: Rafael Benitez given £80m transfer kitty by Mike Ashley
Rafael Benitez will reportedly be given £80m to strengthen Newcastle United's squad this summer, but it is unknown whether that will be enough to persuade him to stay.
May 13, 13:43
Rafael Benitez gives instructions during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Rafael Benitez: 'Newcastle United have to break transfer record'
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez acknowledges that his side will have to spend big if they want to bring in a 15-goal-a-season striker this summer.
May 9, 10:44
Southampton's Ryan Bertrand in action against Arsenal on May 10, 2017
Newcastle United enter race to sign Southampton's Ryan Bertrand?
Southampton left-back Ryan Bertrand is reportedly wanted by a third Premier League club, with Newcastle United the latest to register their interest.
May 7, 19:22
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Report: Leicester City hoping to recruit Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez is believed to be on the radar of former Premier League champions Leicester City.
Apr 29, 10:24
General view inside Ibrox from 2009
Rangers appoint Douglas Park as deputy chairman
Rangers announce the appointment of Lanarkshire businessman Douglas Park as deputy chairman of the Glasgow club.
Apr 12, 21:00
Prospective new Newcastle United owner Amanda Staveley
Amanda Staveley, Newcastle United takeover talks back on?
A report claims that Amanda Staveley's PCP Partners group are willing to increase their previous offer to purchase Newcastle United from Mike Ashley.
Apr 8, 12:58
Newcastle chairman Mike Ashley pictured in November 2014
Floyd Mayweather Jr wants to purchase Newcastle United, sign Cristiano Ronaldo
Retired boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr says that he will consider purchasing Newcastle United from Mike Ashley if the right opportunity presents itself.
Mar 19, 18:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Rob Lee: 'Newcastle United no longer feels like huge club'
Former Newcastle United midfielder Rob Lee believes that the club "does not feel" huge anymore and feels that players "don't want to play" for the Magpies.
Feb 15, 19:24
Rafael Benitez gives instructions during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Rafael Benitez "hopeful" of one more deal
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez says that he is "hopeful" of concluding one more transfer deal before the window shuts.
Jan 31, 08:11
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Rafael Benitez hints at Newcastle United contract extension
Rafael Benitez insists that he is happy at Newcastle United and hints towards penning a new deal should he get the backing to keep the club in the Premier League.
Jan 28, 10:13
Rafael Benitez watches on during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Manchester City on December 27, 2017
Rafael Benitez: 'Nicolai Jorgensen deal out of my hands'
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez stresses that he is unable to do any more to bring in striker Nicolai Jorgensen from Feyenoord.
Jan 26, 16:56
Islam Slimani is caught on camera during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Chelsea on September 9, 2017
Newcastle United to break record for Islam Slimani?
Newcastle United are reportedly prepared to spend a club-record £20m on the capture of Leicester City forward Islam Slimani.
Jan 24, 09:41
Newcastle chairman Mike Ashley pictured in November 2014
Rafael Benitez: 'I was told by Mike Ashley takeover was off'
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez says that he can only continue working with his current crop of players while takeover talks continue behind the scenes.
Jan 19, 17:43
Prospective new Newcastle United owner Amanda Staveley
Amanda Staveley still interested in purchasing Newcastle United
Amanda Staveley says that she is 'hugely hurt' by claims that her PCP Capital Partners group are 'wasting time' with their offer to purchase Newcastle United.
Jan 19, 09:33
Rafael Benitez squats and barks during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
David Ginola expects Rafael Benitez to quit Newcastle United job
David Ginola predicts that Rafael Benitez will not be in charge of Newcastle United for the long term.
Jan 17, 14:20
Newcastle chairman Mike Ashley pictured in November 2014
Newcastle United 'remains up for sale despite breakdown of takeover talks'
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley remains open to selling the club, despite talks with Amanda Staveley and PCP Partners breaking down.
Jan 17, 13:37
Newcastle chairman Mike Ashley pictured in November 2014
Report: Mike Ashley, Amanda Staveley end Newcastle United takeover talks
Talks between Mike Ashley and Amanda Staveley's PCP Partners over a potential takeover of Newcastle United are reported to have come to an end for the time being.
Jan 16, 19:57
Newcastle chairman Mike Ashley pictured in November 2014
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley, Amanda Staveley reach takeover impasse?
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley and PCP Capital Partners' Amanda Staveley reportedly reach an impasse over the takeover of the Magpies.
Dec 30, 11:42
Rafael Benitez gives instructions during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Rafael Benitez: 'Top-eight finish is achievable with backing'
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez hopes to turn the club into top-eight regulars if given the funds to bring in the right calibre of player.
Dec 27, 17:17
Rafael Benitez gives instructions during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Rafael Benitez: "We need something in January"
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez says that the January transfer window will be key to the club's survival after they slump to another defeat in the Premier League.
Dec 16, 17:44
Generic image of a locker room
Report: Latest Newcastle United takeover offer retains relegation clause
A report claims that the new offer by Amanda Staveley's PCP Capital Partners for the proposed takeover of Newcastle United retains a relegation compensation clause.
Dec 14, 20:43
Rafael Benitez gives instructions during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle United on December 2, 2017
Rafael Benitez: 'I need to know how much I can spend in January'
Rafael Benitez is still unsure whether he will be given money to bring in new players during the January transfer window, as takeover talks continue behind the scenes.
Dec 14, 16:13
Rafael Benitez squats and barks during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Report: Rafael Benitez given £30m transfer kitty for January window
A report claims that Amanda Staveley's PCP Capital Partners company will back Rafael Benitez with £30m in January, ahead of completing a takeover of Newcastle United.
Dec 14, 10:19
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Report: Newcastle United takeover deal close to completion
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is reportedly expected to shake hands on a £300m takeover offer tabled by Amanda Staveley - £50m more than her initial bid.
Dec 13, 13:34

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