Newcastle United fans here in the Tavern are hoping that they can keep Rafa Benitez at the end of the season, as they’ll look to put things right in the next campaign.
The Magpies have had a season to forget as they’ve worried supporters throughout with the possibility of relegation, but things have taken a turn for the better in recent times as they’re beginning to find their feet. Although, there’s still a number of games left to play in the current campaign, with safety all but secured as a couple of negative results could put them back in trouble.
However, it’s the future of Rafa Benitez that’s concerning many of our local northerners here in the Tavern, as the Newcastle boss is being targeted by Real Sociedad for a return to Spanish football. Indeed, this spells trouble for the Magpies as they’ll want to keep hold of one of the world’s best managers, after witnessing a few moments of managerial brilliance in the current campaign.
Therefore, here’s a look at THREE potential managerial replacements for Benitez if he decides to leave…