Rafa Benitez has just given his press conference for the game against Cardiff City tomorrow afternoon in the Championship and we will try to extend our winning run in all competitions to eight games.
Rafa gave an injury update and Dwight Gayle is fit and Rolando Aarons is getting close to full training.
Rafa Benitez – finished his press conference this afternoon
Here are some of the initial comments Rafa has made about the game at St. James’ Park tomorrow afternoon:
“We know that Cardiff is a team that has changed a bit. Warnock is a manager with great Championship experience and we expect a tough game.”
“Gayle is fit. I am really pleased to have 2 players scoring goals. The competition is really good for the team and us.”
“No new injuries. Aarons is getting close. Murphy is much better but not yet. Rest of players are fine and Elliot almost back. “
“We’ve been working on different options so hopefully we can keep that level. The players are doing what they have to do
“No complacency is what we are telling the players. I am happy because I can see the team progressing every week.”
A huge majority of fans expect us to win this game tomorrow.
What do you think?