Newcastle United news: Benitez faces media ahead of Leeds, Krul update

Rafa Benitez
Rafa Benitez

Rafa Benitez will face the media this afternoon ahead of Newcastle United's visit to Elland Road.

Benitez's Championship-leading side take on Leeds United on Monday.

And Newcastle's manager is holding a pre-match Press conference at 1pm.

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Newcastle have won their last eight games in all competitions.

And goalkeeper Karl Darlow has revealed what has been driving him and his team-mates on this season.

Darlow has also paid tribute to Benitez's work in the transfer market.

Brighton and Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton has been speaking about Newcastle's "brilliant" support this season.

Meanwhile, we have an injury update on goalkeeper Tim Krul, who is on a season-long loan at Ajax.