Newcastle United

Newcastle fans react to Rafa Benitez’s light-hearted humour

Newcastle fans react to Rafa Benitez’s light-hearted humour

In a time where Newcastle United fans have little to be joyful about when they are firmly perched in the relegation zone on two points, Spanish boss Rafa Benitez is still able to make them smile and in-turn be a catalyst for some Northern humour himself. In his pre-match press conference ahead of the game against Manchester United game tomorrow, when asked about Newcastle’s form, Benitez came out with an unusual metaphor that has sparked conversation amongst some of the Geordie fans.

Considering that owner Mike Ashley, an antagonist in the eyes of Geordie fans, obtains Sports Direct and House of Fraser alongside the club, it is very coincidental that another shop was mentioned out of the blue. There is a lot of ownership controversy of late, so it’s a testament to Benitez that he can still keep in high spirits on and off the pitch.

A small section of fans even think it could be an indirect dig towards owner Ashley, but either way the truth will never be told.

Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!
To Top