The big switcheroo is complete. Rafa Benitez has now been officially appointed as the new Newcastle United manager.
He’s also wasted no time in having a stab at the notoriously tricky local vernacular, if sources are to be believed…
Rafa’s first words as Newcastle boss pic.twitter.com/bHdslQ7rwk
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Benitez has signed up until 2019, which will probably keep him at St James’ Park until some time next year-ish.