Newcastle United news: Benitez talks update, midfield 'target' revealed

Rafa Benitez is yet to commit to Newcastle United '“ a week after the club's relegation.

Thursday, 19th May 2016, 9:45 am
Updated Thursday, 19th May 2016, 10:51 am
Rafa Benitez

Benitez has held talks with owner Mike Ashley and managing director Lee Charnley on Tyneside over the past few days.

And the 56-year-old, at his family home on Merseyside, is not expected to agree to stay on at St James's Park and manage in the Championship until next week.

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We have the latest on the discussions between United and Benitez here.

Benitez, promised control of incoming and outgoing transfers, is identifying potential targets.

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