Rafa Benitez on Newcastle United's transfer business: 'I don't do the deals'

Rafa Benitez maintained his vow of silence on the transfer window ahead of this week's deadline.

By Miles Starforth
Monday, 28 January, 2019, 12:51
Rafa Benitez.

Bentiez again refused to discuss Newcastle United's transfer business ahead of tomorrow night's home game against Manchester CIty.

United''s manager wants to sign a No 10, a winger and a left-back before Thursday night's deadline.

Asked for a transfer update, Benitez sadi: "I will not talk about the transfer window or talk about players."

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A proposed loan deal for Lazio Jordan Lukaku broke down late last week over issues with the left-back's medical.

Asked how difficult the this week would be off the pitch, Benitez said: "I don't know, because I don't do the deals."

Benitez was then asked if the club was still active in the transfer window. Benitez replied: "Yes."