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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Wijnaldum Speaks About Newcastle Transfer

Monday, July 6th, 2015 · 125 Comments

The way transfers work is that the two clubs first agree a fee,  and when that fee is agreed the buying club can talk to the player and his representatives and they an discuss terms.

Once those are agreed to then the medical takes place – and if the player passes the medical he then signs the contract.

That’s that way it’s supposed to work,  but in these days of mass communications via  social media,  it doesn’t always happen that way but news today that Georginio Wijnaldum and his representatives want to play it exactly that way.

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Georginio Wijnaldum – Newcastle have to agree fee with PSV first
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Newcastle Now In Danger Of Losing Top Youngster

Monday, July 6th, 2015 · 22 Comments

There’s no doubt that Newcastle have disappointed their fans so far in this summer’s transfer window, although there’s still time to bring in some good players.

But it’s clear that Newcastle have dropped down the ladder in terms of how big a club we are these days, and the drawing power we now have for top players.

We seem to struggle even against clubs like Swansea, Southampton and West Ham, who are smaller clubs than Newcastle, but are more ambitious and more willing to spend money in the transfer market, and subsequently have signed some very good players over the last year or so.

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Olivier Kemen – Spurs and Liverpool after him
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Good News On Newcastle’s Best Players

Monday, July 6th, 2015 · 82 Comments

With speculation surrounding Moussa Sissoko  being targeted by Liverpool this summer, and Cheick Tiote possibly also leaving the club, there is a concern that Newcastle may be letting some of their best players leave, while at the same time we seem to be struggling big time to bring in our top transfer targets.

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Lee Charnley and Mike Ashley – at West Ham game
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Latest Update On Charlie Austin

Monday, July 6th, 2015 · 147 Comments

News today that Newcastle target Charlie Austin has now returned from his honeymoon, and the 26 year-old will be updated on the developments since he’s been away by his representatives, and also by his club.

So we could see some progress made on Newcastle’s  potential deal for Austin this week, with the latest news being that Leicester City had a £12M bid turned down for him, and it really seems that QPR will simply hold out and finally get the £15M they want for Charlie.

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Charlie Austin – back from his honeymoon
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Newcastle Offer Has Been Put To Wijnaldum

Monday, July 6th, 2015 · 15 Comments

The Chronicle are now reporting that Newcastle waiting for a decision from PSV midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, after reports late last night that we are close to a deal for the Dutch International.

If that’s accurate it would mean a fee has been agreed between PSV and Newcastle for the player and Newcastle have offered terms to the 24 year-old.

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Georginio Wijnaldum – close to a deal
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Newcastle May Be Losing The Race For Top Striker

Monday, July 6th, 2015 · 4 Comments

This could be a big week in the transfer market for Newcastle – we hope this will be a big week in the transfer market for Newcastle.

One of our targets is 20 year-old Anderlecht striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, who we have been tracking all season.

But Roma moved in and submitted an offer over the for the Serbian International, and in his comments over the weekend, the striker doesn’t even mention Newcastle as an interested club.

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Aleksandar Mitrovic – Roma bid is low – are Newcastle still interested?
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