Newcastle United news: Benitez faces media ahead of Reading

Rafa Benitez will face the media today ahead of Newcastle United's visit to the Madejski Stadium.

Monday, 6th March 2017, 10:48 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 9:42 am
Matt Ritchie and Daryl Murphy

Benitez's side lead the Championship by five points ahead of tomorrow night's game against fifth-placed Reading.

Newcastle beat Huddersfield Town 3-1 on Saturday night to stretch their lead at the top of the division.

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Daryl Murphy also netted in the game and the striker has spoken about his recall to the starting XI.

Finally, Huddersfield manager David Wagner has given his verdict on Newcastle and Benitez.

For updates from Rafa Benitez this afternoon, follow NUFC writer Miles Starforth on Twitter here