By Spencer Morgan For Mailonline
Published: 18:11 BST, 1 July 2019 | Updated: 18:11 BST, 1 July 2019
Rafa Benitez has revealed that Newcastle's takeover saga played a big role in his decision to part ways with the club.
The Spaniard left after the club failed to agree a new contract with him with Benitez going on to admit a lack of vision and long-term planning from those at the top were among the reasons for his exit.
And in an interview with The Times, Benitez has explained that he couldn't commit to a team when it wasn't clear who the owner would be, various groups currently negotiating to buy the club.
Rafa Benitez says Newcastle's takeover saga played a big role