Rafa Benitez won't tolerate any more broken Newcastle promises: The romance is fading
There will not be a third time.
The next time Benitez' managerial career is at a crossroads, he will revert to type, analysing and rationalising in the cold, surgical, precise manner which has become his hallmark.
And that spells bad news for Newcastle.
Because his love affair with the club, its proud tradition, the Toon Army and the North East won't be contributory factors on this occasion.
Benitez won't allow himself to be swayed by the love and affection which cascades down from the St James' Park stands every matchday.
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