Newcastle takeover bid doesn't affect me or the team, insists Rafa Benitez as his side prepare for visit of Watford
Rafael Benitez has insisted he is simply getting on with his job as speculation mounts over a takeover at Newcastle.
News that PCP Capital Partners, headed by Amanda Staveley, had tabled a formal bid for the club sparked an excited frenzy on Tyneside earlier in the week, although Benitez is remaining philosophical as he awaits developments.
Speaking ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash with Watford at St James' Park, he said: 'For me, I have to prepare the team to make sure we're ready. But in terms of news, whether it has been done or rejected it doesn't affect us and we're not talking... read more
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