Newcastle fans think Benitez got it wrong over Mitrovic

Loads of Newcastle fans have been bashing Rafael Benitez’s big summer decision, after Aleksandar Mitrovic scored once again for Fulham.

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Newcastle fans were divided when Benitez stuck to his guns and dumped Mitrovic this summer, and it’s starting to look like the wrong decision.

The controversial striker has now scored five goals in the league this season, while the entire Newcastle squad have only bagged four.

He was everywhere against Watford on Saturday, scoring one and hitting the bar late on.

Salomon Rondon was brought in to replace the Serbian international, and while the Venezuelan has looked promising so far, fans are bashing the swap.

Of course, Benitez may not have wanted Rondon, as there’s certainly a possibility his top targets to replace Mitrovic were out of Mike Ashley’s price range.

Still, it does seem rather bizarre to sell a natural goalscorer to another Premier League side when the Magpies are crying out for more goals.

You can find some of the best Twitter reactions down below, look away now Rafa…

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