"Our supporters are pretty smart" - Rafa Benitez answers the comments from Rio Ferdinand

"Our supporters are pretty smart" - Rafa Benitez answers the comments from Rio Ferdinand

Rafa Benitez has stopped the ridiculous remarks made by Rio Ferdinand by insisting that the Newcastle United fans have enough intelligence to see former Manchester United and England star talk nonsense.

Ferdinand tried to claim that Newcastle was debt free and fans should thank Ashley for his efforts at St James's Park.

The comments were, however, hit by the fans of Geordie with a big setback.

When asked about the comments, Benitez said with a smile, "Two things, our followers are pretty smart.

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