Alan Pardew Admits To Nudging Mike Ashley On Transfers


Alan Pardew has tried to settle down the Newcastle fans with news coming in every day,  that Mike Ashley seems unwilling to pay out decent fees for good players.

Alan Pardew – pushed Ashley on transfers

Newcastle are still without a replacement for left-back Jose Enrique,  who on Thursday night said he felt sorry for Newcastle fans, although it would probably be better if Jose kept his comments centered on his new team Liverpool.

Pardew is trying to ensure Newcastle’s squad is better than last season, but with Andy Carroll, Kevin Nolan and Jose Enrique all gone, that may be a difficult task.

A difficult task right now perhaps, but there are still around 13 days left in the transfer window for Newcastle to bring in some good players.

Alan has admitted that he has pressed Mike Ashley to make the deals, and this is what the Newcastle manager said on Thursday evening:

“We’re trying to make sure this club is stronger than it was last year,”

“As it stands, when we started the season, I’d say we’re not at in position yet. But hopefully we will be.”

“I don’t think I need to nudge Mike any more – I’ve nudged him enough.”

This year Newcastle have banked around £48M from the sale of Andy Carroll, Kevin Nolan, Jose Enrique and Wayne Routledge,  and have paid out around £7.5M for Yohan Cabaye and Gabriel Obertan – how’s that for out and out ambition?

And we’re not even going to mention that the £35M Andy Carroll fee was going to be fully reinvested back into the club, because that should be an embarrassment to Ashley and LLambias, the powers that be at the Newcastle club.

The saving grace is that there are still just under two weeks left for Newcastle to bring in say another three good players, and ensure everyone they currently have stays at the club.

If  they can do that we’ll be in good shape!

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57 comments so far

  • Andy

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:35 PM

    Comment #1

    i think you may have to nudge him a bit more. In fact just punch him! Get him in a headlock! Anything alan we just want a left back and a striker!! (Anything else will be appreciated 🙂 )

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  • JackButler

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:35 PM

    Comment #2

    Perhaps he should stop nudging him and start kicking him in the balls until he pays for the players we need

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  • niafron

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:37 PM

    Comment #3

    Enrique should better shut up. He leaved a club he was payed 50 k a week, so he better have to didn’t talk to people who pay a large aprt of their incomes to see football each weeks…

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  • WWJBD

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:38 PM

    Comment #4

    Must be using a sledge hammer in order to nudge that lump of lard

    On a serious note if I was a billionaire and was that size I’d pay for it to be sorted….maybe his health isnt a good enough investment for him

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  • Mystic Mikes' iron curtain

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:40 PM

    Comment #5

    Sew Fat Mike and Dezza together, then chuck ’em down a hill, AP!

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  • Mystic Mikes' iron curtain

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:41 PM

    Comment #6

    …….A craggy one

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  • KillyMansGiro

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:42 PM

    Comment #7

    Nudges those 3 tossers been on the ‘bandits’ again!

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  • Mystic Mikes' iron curtain

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:43 PM

    Comment #8

    ….with a fire at the bottom

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  • JP...from The Rock

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:44 PM

    Comment #9

    @Jackbutler I couldn’t have put it better myself lol

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  • ToonLegend

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:45 PM

    Comment #11

    Pardew needs to nudge him with a sledge hammer then kick him the balls ans bitch slap lambiarse whilst he’s at it …………
    GOOD TIMES

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  • VuckicForSlovenia

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:47 PM

    Comment #12

    Vuckic to score in stoppage time for a 1-0 win on saturday

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  • niafron

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:47 PM

    Comment #13
  • sirtoongospel

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:47 PM

    Comment #14

    Pardew has clearly let it be known there that there are players out there that he wants and needs and MA doesn’t wanna spend money on them. Well Mike, if you don’t get the 3 players we need (I actuallt think it’s 4 we need) and they need to be top quality, then he may find that he has less than 35,000 a game. He will soon wish he bought a left back and a striker.

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  • ToonLegend

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:48 PM

    Comment #15

    anyone else think the club may be waiting till the last day or two before signing anyone to save a few weeks wages ?????

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  • JackButler

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:49 PM

    Comment #16

    Getting these two playing will be the difference between us fighting top ten or relegation

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  • JohnNUFC

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:50 PM

    Comment #17

    Alright lads,
    Off topic but does anyone know of any NUFC Supporters club in Ireland?
    Any details much appreciated

    HWTL

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  • cla5hb0y68

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:51 PM

    Comment #18

    You’ve really got to worry when the owner has to be ‘nudged’ into replacing a vital part of his ‘workforce’ that has been sold to another competing ‘firm’. Just trying to phrase it in ‘business speak’, cos the odious fat oaf certainly doesn’t understand football speak!

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  • niafron

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:51 PM

    Comment #19

    @JP

    To answer to one of your comments yesterday, the Maiga’s case and what have happen with Ben arfa got nothing to do.

    If you Know the full story of Ben arfa’s leaving Marseille, it’s obvious. THe fact is, he’s still very popular in Marseille and most of the fans there thinks he was right to do that.

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  • i Toon

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:51 PM

    Comment #20

    supporting this club is so much stress SIGH

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  • WWJBD

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:52 PM

    Comment #21

    JB
    Is it bad that I like Jose more now after reading that?

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  • JackButler

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:55 PM

    Comment #22

    WWJBD

    Its the truth mate, and it will just cause more of us to turn even more negative.
    Can’t blame the boy for leaving or saying what he has said, its just the truth isn’t nice to hear when it’s about our club

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  • Irie-Magpie

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:55 PM

    Comment #23

    Johnnufc, I’d love to know this as well,.I’m an Irish base fan and would be interested in knowing if we have a supporters club here.

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  • DJM TOON

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:56 PM

    Comment #24

    AP needs to learn the fine art of pocket picking… and steal the fat c@nts wallet!

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  • Andy

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:56 PM

    Comment #25

    WWJBD yes. That is what they want you to think. Who is they i hear you ask? Well it’s erm well erm oh i don’t know! I am fed up of trying to be positive or even content with our club atm. I am lost for words pardew has to nudge mikey boy to tell him we need a lb to replace the only one we ha who he sold! It is a joke.

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  • Mystic Mikes' iron curtain

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:57 PM

    Comment #26

    DJM – Wouldn’t we just be better off assigning Barton?

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  • Andy

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:58 PM

    Comment #27

    Jonn nufc i am going to guess there will be one in the big places like dublin and Cork? Where abouts do you live?

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  • Andy

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:59 PM

    Comment #28

    http://www.nufc.co.uk/page/Fans/FanSites

    Doesn’t list an irish one but i’m sure there will be one somwhere. There are quite a lot of nufc fans in ireland

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  • WWJBD

    Aug 18, 2011 at 11:59 PM

    Comment #29

    JB

    Aye or it will make some people slag him off for it. Same way Nolan, Keagan, Shearer and Barton get slagged off

    This year is going to suck isnt it…

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  • DJM TOON

    Aug 19, 2011 at 12:00 AM

    Comment #30

    could do mystic, but he’s likely to do the fat controller over in the process….

    hmm

    great idea mystic!!

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  • JackButler

    Aug 19, 2011 at 12:02 AM

    Comment #31

    WWJBD

    I can’t blame the lad, if he was someone motivated by money then he would have been off when we were relegated, I truly believe he left because is ambition is greater than ours at the moments.
    But what really pisses me off is that the cockney press don’t need a reason to have a dig at us, and we always make it easy for them with this soap opera of a club

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  • WWJBD

    Aug 19, 2011 at 12:03 AM

    Comment #32

    Andy

    Its a joke we need to trade owners with Arsenal…we have a board that wont spend and a manager that wants too….they have a manager that wont spend and a board that wants too

    WHY DONT WE TRADE OWNERS?!

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  • WWJBD

    Aug 19, 2011 at 12:06 AM

    Comment #33

    JB
    Yeah I have no issue with why Jose left….same with Nolan tbf.
    The press love us…they must of sold 50% less papers when we had been relegated and things were going alright for us

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  • niafron

    Aug 19, 2011 at 12:10 AM

    Comment #34

    I’m sorry, but even if what Enrique said is true, no one have put a gun toward his head an force him to leave the club.

    Just think to that:
    Will you start to support Man City cause they play the CPL and NUFC don’t?

    What was his problem? The poor lad was paid only 50k a week?

    He don’t really care of NUFC, it was just a step in his carrer. Honnestly, i accept the fact players are like that, but if they can shut up and not considering fans as total donkeys, it’s fine to me.

    A player can be a real mercenary and be a good man too. If the guy don’t lie, respect his contract and work as real professionals must do, OK then.

    But the way some guys try to justify their egoism upset me.

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  • SirAlan

    Aug 19, 2011 at 12:16 AM

    Comment #35

    ToonLegend // Aug 18, 2011 at 11:48 PM

    anyone else think the club may be waiting till the last day or two before signing anyone to save a few weeks wages ?????
    <<<<More likely wait till the last day then sell Tiote

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  • scottnufc87

    Aug 19, 2011 at 12:25 AM

    Comment #36

    I know this is off this subject but y are we after anotha keeper when we have just let a good keeper go? Does any 1 else think krul could also be on his way? Because a dutch international wud be worth a pretty penny! Defo tjink tht fat twats after tht relegation parachute payment again

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  • the_besty_show

    Aug 19, 2011 at 12:35 AM

    Comment #37

    35h 26mins TOON TOON!

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  • the_besty_show

    Aug 19, 2011 at 12:38 AM

    Comment #38

    agree with niafron, dislike enrique now, was one of my favourite players last 2 seasons, then the endless silence while he was waiting for a big club to come in which didnt happen then he has the twitter rant to try and force it probably costing us a couple million in transfer fee because shows hes unsettled, and bullshit about it not being for money cos he didnt leave when we got relegated, he was shite then no one would pay him what we were paying him

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  • craig bell

    Aug 19, 2011 at 12:47 AM

    Comment #39

    funny how last week he said we can only spend what we make. 48 mil in sales and 7 mil spent says it all…

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  • Sawbuck

    Aug 19, 2011 at 12:49 AM

    Comment #40

    All Pardew knows how to nudge is a slot machine.

    He was probably down to his last few tokens in the casino when Llabias picked him and asked if wanted to help fleece the Geordies.

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