"Rafa, as always, has my full support, and contrary to some media reports that portray me as a pantomime villain, I will continue to ensure that every penny generated by the club is available to him".
"We have six days to change our approach, our desire, our will to fight because we can do much better".
The dethroned Premier League Champions Chelsea have been linked with a potential appointment of Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri, ex-Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique and Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri.
Speaking to talkSPORT the Spaniard claimed: "The way that he has been behaving and playing during the season, especially at the end of the season, I think he is a different kind of midfielder so I am sure he will be in consideration".
Vettel backs Ferrari strategy decision
Cleanup required a safety auto , extending the streak of safety vehicle (or virtual safety car) appearances to five this season. Sergio Perez took ninth in his Force India, and Sauber finished with one point, courtesy of Charles LeClerc in 10th.
"I have a contract and the club know very well the situation".
"To finish fifth is a big disappointment. There are other people to judge our season and [say] which are the problems to finish out of the Champions League".
Dwight Gayle headed in the opener in the 23rd minute, and Perez's second-half double ended a run of four successive losses and clinched 10th place, fuelling fresh calls from the stands for manager Rafael Benitez to extend his stay at Newcastle. Had the Champions League truly been on the line it would have been very hard to take.
"I was really proud of that", said Benitez.
With the campaign done and dusted, we've handed out some player ratings to those signings who joined the club in the summer and in the January window. "We're still talking and we will see what happens".
George Zimmerman to be arraigned stalking charges
Zimmerman was served summons on May 3 and will appear at an arraignment on May 30, the office of state attorney Phil Archer said. Zimmerman then called the agency, according to the police report, and asked for further communication to be through his lawyer.
Supreme Court ruling favors sports betting
That would allow bookies to undercut the market by having lower expenses and offering better odds and bigger payouts, he said. He says casinos could possibly offer their own form of the betting, or utilize the Kansas Lottery game.