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Mick Quinn now lays it on the line for Mike Ashley and Rafa Benitez

4 years ago

Mick Quinn thinks there is only one option for Newcastle United.

The NUFC cult hero says that the club/Mike Ashley have to trust Rafa Benitez and back him this summer in the transfer market.

Looking at the team as it stands, Quinny thinks ‘probably six or seven of those players are not good enough for the Premier League’.

The player turned radio presenter thinks it is obvious that Rafa Benitez is frustrated, though not to the point where he will walk away.

However, Mick Quinn believes ‘something has to give eventually’ and that Newcastle ‘have to stock up’ with better players.

With only three days to the first pre-season friendly and less than five weeks until the season kicks off, Quinn says the Premier League will be here before we know it.

Like the rest of us, he hopes that ‘things move quickly in the next week’…

Mick Quinn speaking on Talksport:

“They have to back Rafa, simple as that.

“They really do have to splash the cash and he is getting frustrated.

“Not to the point where he is going to leave…but to the point where something has to give eventually.

“It is just a frustrating time for Newcastle fans.

“I think the Newcastle fans and Rafa know – that team which won promotion last year – probably six or seven of those players are not good enough for the Premier League.

“So they have to stock up, they have to buy these players.

“Look, I hope things move quickly in the next week or two because next minute the season is going to be kicked off and you have two players (Atsu & Lejeune) that you signed.

Mike Ashley has got to pull his finger out, he has got to back Rafa.

“He has got to let him go for it, trust Rafa, in Rafa we trust.

“Go and buy the players and nail a good squad for next season.”


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