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Ex-Newcastle striker Toney: Benitez never gave me a chance

Peterborough striker Ivan Toney feels as though he was never given a chance to succeed at Newcastle United.

Toney made just four substitute appearances in three years with Toon, before joining the Posh in 2018.

And Toney says former Magpies boss Rafa Benitez didn't give him enough opportunities at St. James' Park.

"When he came in I was injured at the time and he [Benitez] put the injured lads at the bottom end so it was kind of tough to take," Toney, who joined Peterborough in August 2018, told Sky Sports News.

"Rafa is a great manager but personally I don't think I was given that chance [to play]. That's my opinion on it, others may feel different."

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