Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez sat down with the media today in his pre-match press conference ahead of tomorrow’s home clash with Burnley.

The Magpies will be looking for back-to-back wins after beating Huddersfield 2-0 on Saturday.

Another three points will move United seven points clear of the relegation zone with the side sitting 18th, Southampton, not playing until Wednesday.

This will continue to ease any fears of playing in the Championship next season with a noticeable improvement in performances in recent matches.

There was one key topic of conversation in today’s press conference with Benitez continuing to be linked with the current vacant Leicester City job.

The previous Foxes manager, Claude Puel was sacked yesterday morning following a home 4-1 defeat to Crystal Palace.

This has resulted in persistent rumours linking Benitez with the job and was expectantly asked about his thoughts on the matter.

Here’s what the gaffer had to say…