Newcastle fans in the Football Transfer Tavern are hoping they can cling on to their new boss even if they are relegated.
According to the Daily Mail, Rafa Benitez has said that he would consider staying at St James’ Park, even if the Magpies get relegated to the Championship next season.
Newcastle will be relegated if their arch-rivals Sunderland can beat an out-of-form Everton side on Wednesday and plenty of people thought that Benitez would jump ship if he couldn’t keep the Geordies up.
But it turns out he could be managing in the Football League next season after admitting the fans had won him over.
Although in order for the former Real Madrid boss to stay in the North East he would want assurances over a total squad overhaul in the summer.
Newcastle fans. If you are relegated, would it be a positive to keep hold of Rafa Benitez? Let us know your thoughts below.