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'Double it', 'Please no': Some fans of PL side react to hearing Benitez wants their £60m star at Everton

A number of Newcastle United fans have taken to Twitter to comment on reports from the Daily Mirror over the weekend claiming that Rafa Benitez wants Allan Saint-Maximin at Everton.

Benitez, of course, is getting used to his new surroundings after his controversial appointment at Goodison Park.

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And it appears that one of his first tasks may end up being replacing a current star amid doubts over the future of Richarlison.

Recent reports claimed that Carlo Ancelotti has contacted the Brazilian about potentially following him to Real Madrid.

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And should he leave, Benitez plans to target Saint-Maximin – according to the Mirror.

The report claims that Newcastle value the 24-year-old at £60 million. And, unsurprisingly, many Magpies supporters are hoping that that is enough to put Everton off.

Saint-Maximin has been at the heart of a lot that has gone right on Tyneside since his arrival. And losing such an exciting player would be a huge blow for Newcastle.

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Some have insisted that the club must demand a lot more if Everton come calling. Others meanwhile, have suggested that they would feel betrayed if Benitez came back and signed arguably their best player.

With that in mind, here is how some of the fans have reacted to the links…

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