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After his first trip to Stamford Bridge, after his spell as Chelsea manager, Rafa Benitez admits Eden Hazard caused a lot of problems to his team and that Newcastle made too many mistakes during the game.

We made mistakes against good players, with the quality they have, they punish you,” – Benitez said –.We were in the game and you never know what can happen at one each, 2-1. A top side played against a team that was giving everything. We knew Hazard really well, it’s not just a free role. He has good movements. You cannot control everyone. When he received the ball he can make the difference. We were doing quite well for a while but mistakes made the difference. We are in the Premier League, simple, that is the problem. We try to do our best now and see what happens in January.”

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It has been confirmed today that Newcastle have officially signed Christian Atsu from Chelsea on a four-year deal.

It was announced earlier this month that Rafa Benitez had given the green light for Atsu to be signed, with a £6.2m deal being agreed between Newcastle and Chelsea for his loan move to be made permanent.

Atsu scored 5 goals and assisted 3 in his 32 appearances on loan last season and had often spoken out about his desire to stay with the club.



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