West Ham’s Karren Brady says Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez bit of a moaner

Newcastle United Manager Rafael Benitez during the Newcastle United Training session at The Newcastle United Training Centre on October 3, 2018, in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

West Ham United vice-chairman Karren Brady comments on Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho.

West Ham United Vice Chairman Karren Brady listens to a question during a press conference in east London to announce the new deal between Newham council and West Ham United football club...

West Ham United vice-chairman Karren Brady has written in The Sun that Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez is a moaner.

Brady has stated that Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is a moaner as well.

“Like Mourinho, Benitez is a bit of a moaner,” Brady wrote in The Sun. “He grumbled consistently that Liverpool’s Tom Hicks/George Gillett ownership was mean with transfer cash, a practice he has loud-hailed in the North East.”

 

Harsh?

Benitez has stated on many occasions about the lack of funds available to him to sign players for Newcastle, as quoted on Skysports.com in November 2017 and on talkSPORT.com in August 2018.

However, it must be acknowledged that the former Liverpool and Real Madrid boss has not been given the money that some of the other managers in the Premier League have been.

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez looks on before the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Leicester City at St. James Park on September 29, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United...

It is a bit harsh of West Ham vice-chairman Brady to describe Benitez as a “moaner”, especially as the Spaniard was able to keep Newcastle in the Premier League with a Championship squad last season.

Interestingly, in May 2018, The Guardian reported that West Ham were ready to make a formal approach for Newcastle boss Benitez and were considering triggering his £6 million release clause.

Rafael Benitez blows his whistle during the Newcastle United Training session at The Newcastle United Training Centre on October 3, 2018, in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

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