Rafa Benitez makes admission about Newcastle manager hunt - ‘It is an opportunity’
Benitez has so far refused to commit his future to St. James’ Park.
His reluctance to sign an extension has caused Newcastle to weigh up their options and Lyon boss Bruno Genesio has been singled out as a possible replacement.
Newcastle are prepared to offer Benitez an additional year or a longer contract if he wants it.
Leading agent Pini Zahavi has been tasked with finding a potential replacement for the Spaniard and Lyon’s Genesio is out of contract this summer.
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