sport news Newcastle boss Benitez warns Ashley to 'keep his word'

Rafa Benitez has been promised 'every last penny' for transfers by Mike Ashley The Newcastle boss has outlined his hope that Ashley will 'keep his word' Newcastle have signed Christian Atsu and Florian Lejeune so far this window 

By Craig Hope for MailOnline

Published: 16:04 BST, 17 July 2017 | Updated: 16:04 BST, 17 July 2017

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Newcastle United have resurrected their interest in a loan deal for Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo and remain in discussions with Norwich over Jacob Murphy - with boss Rafa Benitez urging owner Mike Ashley to ‘keep his word’ over transfers.

The Spaniard is frustrated that the Magpies have so far only signed former loanee Christian Atsu and Eibar defender Florian Lejeune.

Ashley had promised Benitez ‘every last penny the club generates’ this summer and, speaking from the club’s Carton House training base near Dublin, the manager said: ‘When I had the meeting with Mike Ashley I was confident that we have the money available and the wages.

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez wants Newcastle to kick on in the summer transfer window

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez wants Newcastle to kick on in the summer transfer window

Newcastle have returned for Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo, who they hope to sign on loan

Newcastle have returned for

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