Date: 20th June 2019 at 6:01pm
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Newcastle fans gave mixed reactions on social media after finding out some of the details in Rafa Benitez’s contract offer.

The Spaniard’s current deal expires at the end of June and he has a big offer on the table from China according to the Times.

NUFC360 claim the offer is a short-term extension and would be their final offer, and that includes a £50million transfer budget, which is non-negotiable.

According to the Chronicle Live, Newcastle have put a stop to player acquisitions until after the Bin Zayed Group takeover has been finalised, leaving the club in a state of limbo.

The Sun had earlier reported that the deal is progressing well and the Middle-East company expect the purchase to be completed by the end of the month.

They have already lost two of their best performers from last season, Salomon Rondon has returned to West Brom following his loan spell and Mo Diame was released after reaching the end of his contract. Now some fans do not believe £50million would be enough to improve the squad adequately.

Although some supporters are sympathetic to Rafa’s situation, some believe it may be the correct time for him to leave St James’ Park…

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