The Japan global becomes The Geordies fifth signing of the summer, joining Martin Dubrvaka, Ki Sung-yueng and Fabian Schar, as well as the loan capture of Kenedy, at St James' Park.
The Sports Direct boss has shown himself to be unwilling to fund Newcastle properly to put the club in a position to push up the Premier League table, and this latest disagreement with Benitez is simply the latest in a long line of financial disagreements with managers.
Newcastle United have signed Japan forward Yoshinori Muto from Mainz on a four-year contract, the Premier League side announced on Thursday (Aug 2). The sale of Serbian striker Aleksandar Mitrovic to recently promoted Fulham for a reported £22 million suggests that the money is there.
Yoshinori Muto one of Newcastle's five new players ahead of the new season Credit GETTY IMAGES
And after Newcastle's 4-0 friendly defeat to Braga in midweek, Benitez delivered a blunt transfer update which left many supporters anxious over his long-term future at the club.
The question is whether owner Mike Ashley wants to spend it.
He said: "It was a bad game".
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You can see it, you have 52,000 [in the stadium]- you have 300,000 fans - they are very clever, they know what is going and at the same time they know they have to support the team because it is the only way to guarantee the team stay up.
"We have to realise we can't make these mistakes". Ten days before the start of the season now and this is wake up call.
"Then we finished 10th and credit to our players, but I still thought we could do something more to be closer".
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Centre of defence sees only Ciaran Clark (303 minutes) get significant time on the pitch, with Jamaal Lascelles (180 minutes) next best, but Lejeune now injured and summer signing Fabian Schar only 102 minutes.
"We have to wake up - that's it".
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