The Magpies may have cruised their way through the division in recent weeks, but Benitez is well aware that things can change quickly.
Aston Villa have been linked with a swoop for Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone.
Former West Bromwich Albion forward Peter Odemwingie has said that he is happy to drop down to the third tier in order to chase his Premier League dream.
The in-form Arsenal forward has netted five Premier League goals this season.
The Montreal Impact playmaker and New York Red Bulls striker both make our Week 33 line-up along with the likes of D.C. United winger Lloyd Sam and Chicago Fire forward David Accam.
AFC Bournemouth destroyed Hull City 6-1 on Saturday to go 11th in the league.
The Portuguese managed Tottenham Hotspur on 80 occasions in all competitions.
Aston Villa were held to a 1-1 draw in Steve Bruce's first game as the home side were held for an eighth draw of the season.
Leeds United lost against Derby County in the Championship at the weekend.
Newly reappointed Derby County boss Steve McClaren made excellent use of the loan market during his first spell at the club.
The Republic of Ireland’s chances of qualifying for Russia in 2018 are looking rosier after they overcame a mid-match wobble in Moldova to record an eventually comfortable victory, thanks to James McClean’s two second-half goals.
Gareth Southgate has said he is unafraid of dropping Wayne Rooney and showing the tough streak the England caretaker manager once had to employ at Middlesbrough, where he recalled “making some really close friends redundant” after the club had been relegated under his stewardship.
Given the extent to which soundbites have shaped popular perception of Gordon Strachan, there is something poetic about such utterances now appearing at the root of his undoing.