These Newcastle fans are starting to turn on Rafa

Newcastle United’s terrible start to the new Premier League campaign continued yesterday as Arsenal emerged victorious at St James’ Park. The result condemned the Magpies to their fourth defeat from only five games played so far and left them still seeking their first win of the new season. Newcastle are in the relegation zone already and must start putting points on the board sooner rather than later.

Whilst owner Mike Ashley remains public enemy number one amongst the Toon Army, some fans are beginning to point the finger at the manager, Rafa Benitez, too. For practically his entire reign so far, Benitez has been loved by the Newcastle fans. However, recent results, team selections and negative tactics have led to criticism from many quarters.

Whilst Newcastle were more aggressive against the Gunners than they have been in previous fixtures, the home side could only muster two shots on target in the entire match. 

After the final whistle, plenty of Newcastle fans took to Twitter to vent their frustrations with the manager…