>
My tribe
As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Newcastle boss Benitez: I wanted three deadline day signings

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez admits he wanted three signings made on deadline day.

Benitez clinched a deal for Swansea City defender Federico Fernandez on Thursday.

He said, "The position we were looking at in defence was the centre-back and the left full-back. They are the two positions.

"Then the No 10 was another position we were looking for.

"You cannot sign everything, so at least try to protect yourself and make sure you have enough options with experience, and with the right level to be able to compete in the Premier League."

About the author

Paul Vegas

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?