Newcastle United news: Diame's revealing admission, Benitez on cup policy

Mohamed Diame
Mohamed Diame

Mohamed Diame has been talking about his start to life at Newcastle United.

The midfielder joined the club from Hull City in the summer.

And Diame has given an honest assessment of his contribution so far this season.

United are third in the Championship ahead of Saturday's home game against Brentford.

The club is also still in the EFL Cup, and Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez has been speaking about his approach to the competition and the FA Cup.

Meanwhile, United forward Sammy Ameobi, on loan at Bolton Wanderers, has responded to accusations of "laziness".