Newcastle United news: Benitez faces media, Lascelles on Gayle

Rafa Benitez faces the media today ahead of Newcastle United's home game against Blackburn Rovers.

Friday, 25th November 2016, 10:14 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 11:40 am
Dwight Gayle

Benitez will speak to journalists at 1pm ahead of tomorrow's match at St James's Park.

Newcastle lead the Championship by five points, while Blackburn are third-bottom.

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For news and updates from Benitez's media call, go to our live blog here.

Newcastle United Foundation ambassador Ayoze Perez spoke about the demands of the Championship at a community event yesterday.