“I am a professional and I want to do things well. I decided to stay in the Championship, to do my job and finish my job in the way that I like to do things. I have some principles and I will try to do things properly.”
Asked whether he could guarantee he would not quit before his contract expires in June, Benitez replied: “No, I cannot guarantee anything. I guarantee I will be focussed and try to do my best every minute [I am here].
“I have not considered leaving, I am just focused on preparing for the Manchester City game. It’s what I have to do
“Again, it’s very simple. I decided to stay [in 2016]. I had the support of the fans and we were doing well. I will try to do the same, and all these things, until the last minute. And that’s it.