Newcastle United news: Benitez on transfers, Gayle update

Rafa Benitez is counting the cost of Newcastle United's win over Brentford.

Monday, 16th January 2017, 9:56 am
Updated Monday, 16th January 2017, 10:01 am
Dwight Gayle

Benitez lost three players – Dwight Gayle, Isaac Hayden and Vurnon Anita – to injury during the club's 2-1 victory at Griffin Park on Saturday.

United's manager was asked what impact the injuries will have on the club's efforts in this month's transfer window.

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Read his response here.

Gayle took his goal tally for the season to 20 with his strike at Griffin Park.

Daryl Murphy – who netted Newcastle's second-half winner – has also opened up about his long wait for a chance at the club.

Meanwhile, injury-hit Benitez has admitted he's running out of fit players ahead of Wednesday night's FA Cup replay against Birmingham City at St James's Park.