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Yedlin hoping for Benitez stay

6th March 2019, 18:23 by Tom Hill

Newcastle defender DeAndre Yedlin insists the club must do everything they can to keep manager Rafael Benitez this summer.

The USA international is the latest player to throw his support behind Benitez after their recent upturn in form.

Newcastle's three-match unbeaten run saw them move away from the drop zone and fans are now confident of avoiding relegation.

Yedlin claims Benitez has "brought the city together" but the former Liverpool boss has still refused to commit his future to the club.

Yedlin told Sky Sports: "I think it's very important [for the club to secure Benitez's future]. I think everyone has seen how he has brought the city together.

"Even though we may not have started the season the best, we've ended very well, so I think it's very important. As we all know all the fans love him, the players love him and it would be great if he stayed."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom Hill offers a strong insight into football and rugby league, whilst also having a good knowledge of several other sports including boxing, horse racing and American Football.

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