New Castle manager Rafa Benitez has instilled in Ghana star Christian Atsu the belief that he can make a difference on the pitch for his team.

Black Stars winger reveals United manager Benitez has told him to play to his strengths – and “not be afraid”.

Atus feels with the help of Rafa Benitez. he can strike fear into Championship defences

‘’He has encouraged me and tells me to use my strongest point which is my pace and to not be afraid. He believes in what I can do.’’

‘’They are a big club with a great manager who is helping me improve”

Atsu scored a breathtaking strike as the championship side won all spoils in their last game against Rotterham ahead of international break.

Source: ghanasoccernet