Newcastle United manager, Rafael Benitez, has ruled out the prospect of using returning loanees for the remaining fixtures in the Premier League this season. Despite the surprise inclusion of
Benitez, though, informed Armstrong, Mitrovic and the club’s other loanees that they are free to enjoy the off-season.
“The players who were on loan, they know that they have holidays and that’s it, so you cannot create a mess,” said Benitez. “Everyone who has been on loan, they know that they can go on holidays.”