Newcastle bosses look outside Britain for a new manager after Benitez leaves

24 June 2019

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Photo: Getty Images Managing Director Lee Charnley (Right) will lead the race for a new manager at Newcastle United.

Lee Charnley, the MD at Newcastle, is well-connected outside Britain and it seems likely he would fancy a young promising continental manager.

The new manager installed at Newcastle should accept less influence on deals and transfer-budgets than previous managers.

Benitez salary a problem as lengthy talks end in bitter split.

Managing Director at Newcastle United, Lee Charnley, will lead the hunt for Rafael Benitez’s replacement, but it seems highly unlikely that Newcastle will return to the kind of high profile, big-earning manager that Benitez was.

That would appear to rule out Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger who have both been mentioned in relation with the position in the last month.

Indeed offthpitch.com has learned that Benitez’s salary became a problem as contract talks broke down after months of negotiation.

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