Newcastle United news: Benitez faces media, Liverpool target defender

Rafa Benitez faces the media this afternoon ahead of Newcastle United's visit to the DW Stadium.

Tuesday, 13th December 2016, 11:04 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 12:43 pm
Rafa Benitez

Benitez's side take on Wigan Athletic looking to cement their place at the top of the Championship.

And United's manager will face the media ahead of the game.

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Benitez will be asked about Newcastle goalkeeper Rob Elliot, who has made a successful return from surgery on his cruciate ligament.

Issac Hayden has been speaking ahead of the Wigan game.

Meanwhile, Liverpool have been scouting a Newcastle defender. Find out which one here.

For news and updates from Benitez's Press conference, follow NUFC writer Miles Starforth on Twitter here