Newcastle United news: Benitez admits leadership problem, de Jong's key role

Rafa Benitez
Rafa Benitez

Rafa Benitez has addressed the issue of leadership at Newcastle United.

Fans have questioned the leadership in the dressing room this season.

And the club's new manager has been talking about the issue.

Benitez has also outlined the role he feels forward Siem de Jong can play at relegation-threatened United between now and the end of the season.

Daryl Janmaat, another of Newcastle's Dutch contingent, has been speaking about the impact Benitez has had at Newcastle since succeeding Steve McClaren at the club.

Meanwhile, United pair Adam Armstrong and Freddie Woodman are preparing for the biggest game of their careers.

Find out who they are about to face here.