Rafa Benitez sat down with the media in his pre-match press conference to discuss various topics ahead of Newcastle’s clash at home to Huddersfield on Saturday.

The Magpies will be looking to get back to winning ways after being denied in the 95th minute at Wolves last time out.

United have had almost two weeks to get that pain out of their system and spent much of that time in a Spanish training camp.

This involved a friendly against CSKA Moscow last weekend with the score ending 1-1.

Newcastle face the side rooted to the bottom of the table and 14 points adrift of safety.

Benitez’s side will therefore be overwhelming favourites to pull clear of the relegation zone and hope to look ahead rather than behind.

The mananger was asked questions about his future, tomorrows opponents, a big week for his side as well as his potential team selection.

Here’s what the gaffer had to say…