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It is always very difficult. They were doing really well for us - that is the main thing for me, Benitez said.
Sky Sports - 3:00 PM
Bellamy is showing the sort of quality we bought him for, Benitez said after the match. He has such pace and can get behind defences, while setting up chances for colleagues.
Liverpool FC - 7:00 AM
He [Slimani] has a plan, he has to follow that plan, Benitez told NUFC TV.
Goal.com - 7:27 PM
This was a fantastic game to win, said Benitez. We are confident we will stay up, we have confidence in our team and we are doing well.
Daily Telegraph - 11:10 AM
I was talking with him this week and he is improving and going well, said Benitez.
Daily Mail - 5:03 PM
Three [shots] on target, I was surprised, Benitez said . We wanted to be strong in defence and create more in counter-attack. We couldn't do it, why? Because we have a very good team in front of us. We got into some good positions and we were running full pace, but still we couldn'...
Soccernet - 12:21 PM
Dwight's fine and (Matt) Ritchie's fine, said Benitez . They had little problems but they're OK.
Soccerlens - 6:55 PM
Everybody is disappointed, especially him, said Benitez. It can happen in football. So when we saw [Christian] Atsu pass the ball, everybody was thinking, 'Goal. That's it'. After it, we conceded the goal and, like I say, you have to manage the situation much better. You are in con...
Daily Telegraph - 2:45 AM
We are talking about teams with players who can make a difference, Benitez said. You cannot lose concentration for one second because you pay.
Daily Mail - 10:30 PM
When you go to the last day [of the window], it is always a risk, Benitez said. We did it and now we have to manage in the best way possible. He trained really hard. I was talking with him and he was positive. When he was feeling well, he was training really well, but then he felt ...
Soccernet - 7:13 PM
With the freedom he has now, and the quality going forward, Gerrard is unstoppable, Benitez said after the match.
Liverpool FC - 8:32 AM
I'm here trying to bring the best from the team -- that is the best for the club, said Benitez. I don't want to create a war -- I don't need to do that -- but I need to be sure the players are concentrated on football playing well and getting points every game to stay up.
Soccernet - 1:55 AM
In terms of what we wanted to do, we did some business, Benitez said.
Sky Sports - 4:00 PM
Slimani is a player with Premier League experience, said Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez. He is a player who can fight with defenders, challenge and score goals. Hopefully he can give us some experience and some different characteristics to the strikers we have at the moment.
BBC - 11:40 PM
If everyone understands, all the people around, the same message – 'stick together, said Benitez.
Daily Mail - 8:26 PM
We are still trying to do things, said Benitez. It is not the ideal situation when you have to go to the 31st, waiting for a phone call. It means something is wrong but we cannot change what is going on here for a while.
Daily Star - 11:14 PM
If he stays here - he can play, Benitez said. At the moment he is our player.
Daily Express - 2:08 PM
It was made clear to Mitrovic and his agent that if we can bring in a striker, then we will consider anything apart from the Premier League, said Benitez this afternoon.
Daily Star - 3:39 PM
If we have the players to attack, we attack, said Benitez. But you have to defend against the best team in the country, you have to defend.
Daily Telegraph - 10:10 AM
Your job at a top club depends on the people above you, Benitez said. If the directors support the coach, it is easy.
Soccernet - 9:53 AM
It's going to be a very important week for us, said Benitez.
Mirror - 8:30 AM
It's the Premier League and everyone is spending a lot of money, said Benitez. That is why we expect something in this window. Hopefully we can see some new faces before the end of this window.
BBC - 7:34 PM
I knew three or four weeks ago when I was talking with Mike Ashley, said Benitez. He told me that the takeover will not go through [this month]. So, for me, this has changed nothing.
BBC - 2:51 PM
It tells everybody where we are, said Benitez. We are in the Premier League and we have a lot of players giving everything, but still sometimes it is not enough.
Daily Telegraph - 8:31 AM
I think they already know [we need more players], said Benitez. We have been very clear, and I think they understand the situation.
Daily Telegraph - 12:09 PM
I have no problem with him, said Benitez. Any one would be disappointed not to play when we are trying to win the game.
Mirror - 10:30 PM
I think we had chances in the first half to score a couple of goals, and then everything could have been different in the second half, Benitez said.
Sky Sports - 6:59 PM
For sure, he is in that group, said Benitez. Jamaal has great potential because he is keen to learn in every training session.
Daily Express - 12:11 AM
For sure, he is in that group, said Benitez.
Daily Star - 11:11 PM
We were a little too relaxed in the second half, but in the end we have gone through, said manager Rafael Benitez.
Daily Telegraph - 2:00 PM