Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez has insisted he is not concerned about his future.
Newcastle haven’t managed to grind out a single win after the first eight matches in the Premier League. The Magpies players have faced severe criticism for not taking their chances and if this streak gets extended to the next match when they face Brighton & Hove Albion it would pile more misery on the manager.
Benitez is under immense pressure to deliver although talks over a new contract have been initiated if this ongoing situation remains, it would be a bit tough for the club to retain their manager.
Newcastle was on the verge of securing a famous win at the Old Trafford as they were 2-0 ahead in the first half. But a second half comeback from Manchester United dented their hopes of registering their first victory.
Benitez said, “No, because I don’t fear the sack. Because I don’t think that, that’s it.”
“I have confidence we will do it. It’s not just me – my staff is really good, the players are working really well, the experience that we have after so many years, and still we are working harder than anyone and we have the updates, the software…
“Everything that everybody has, we have that and experience, and then it’s just the team training well.
“It’s not that I am telling you this because I have to, it is because I see the team training and when you prepare for the games, you see the other teams and say, ‘Okay, they have this and that, but maybe we can do this and that to beat them’.”