Rafa Benitez has been stunned by support from Newcastle fans

It is still unknown if Benitez will stay at the club should Newcastle United be relegated.

Rafa Benitez has been left stunned by the support he has received from Newcastle United fans, reports the Mirror.

The Spanish boss has only been at Newcastle for a short time, having replaced Steve McClaren at the club back in March.

He has been a big hit at St James' Park though as he has turned around Newcastle's fortunes to mount a late bid for Premier League survival.

It is unknown whether the former Liverpool, Chelsea and Real Madrid boss will remain at the club, as he has a break clause in his contract should they suffer relegation.

One factor that could tempt him into staying is the support he has received from the club’s fan base though, with the Mirror reporting he has been stunned by the widespread support he has received.

Those Magpies fans will certainly be hoping they can keep hold of Benitez given the influence he has had on the side since his arrival.

For the first time in several years Newcastle have looked an organised side under his leadership, and they would be keen to see him have a similar effect across all aspects of the club.

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