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Newcastle May Lose Two Players Today

9:27 am, Thursday, January 31st, 2013 by Ed Harrison · 45 Comments

One piece of business on this last day of the transfer market could be Danny Simpson leaving the club after three and half years on Tyneside.

danny simpson in new strip

Danny Simpson - could leave Newcastle today

It seems that Danny would like to move to London so if Fulham put in a bid of around £1M for the former Manchester United player then the Magpies will accept it – although it seems the club are also now willing for him to stay until the summer when he becomes a free agent and he can leave for nothing. Wigan Athletic are also said to be interested in the player and they are in their annual battle against relegation – so that would hardly be a good move for Simpson.

Simpson will not get too many games if Mathieu Debuchy stays fit and even if Debuchy is not available, then Davide Santon could move over to right back and new boy 20 year-old Massadio Haidara could come in at left back – since he’s the future of Newcastle. Danny has played 131 times for Newcastle with two goals and he helped us come straight back up after we were relegated.

Xisco will also leave Newcastle today and if he does it will be for the last time as his £50K/week five year contract runs out in the summer – and he just wasn’t good enough for the side – and Xisco could move on loan to Spanish second division side Cordoba with a possible permanent move in the summer. Xisco played only 11 times for the Newcastle first team in all competitions.

And youngsters Shane Ferguson and Sammy Ameobi will be sent out on loan until the end of the season – as soon as something is set up for the two young promising players on Tyneside.

But we don’t expect it to be a busy last day of the transfer window for Newcastle – but we’ve been wrong before. :D

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Tags: Danny Simpson · Newcastle News · Sammy Ameobi · Shane Ferguson · Transfer News and Rumours · Xisco





45 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Scottishmag1 // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:29 AM

    Does anyone know why Mike Ashley would be flying into Newcastle today?

  • 2 nuttyward // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:31 AM

    I would have Nzogbia back to play the left wing role

  • 3 Krul Blow // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:34 AM

    Everyone, I’ve found a way to block comments by Catchy and Check on your comments feed. It’s made my day so much happier and more positive!

    Let me know if you’re interested and I’ll send you the details.

  • 4 Toon-Prodigy // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:35 AM

    Harry’s going to go wild today like.. Haha.

    Talk of crouch, odemwingie, bentley, jenas.

    QPR have some dollar like, unreal

  • 5 Ibizatoon - Back by popular demand // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:35 AM

    Why is everyone not having a go at Tsunki. It’s deadline day, grab the pitchforks, start a witch hunt…come on now.

    Tsunki…At least tell us about the 2+2 bit and how you got to 5.

  • 6 Transfer Sage // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:36 AM

    scottishmag

    Could be something totally unrelated to transfers. He doesn’t even need to be there for transfers either, email, phone, fax, etc…all can be done from wherever he is.

    This to me suggests he wants to get involved and meet some people face to face and sort things out personally.

  • 7 Pardews Parsnip Bonce // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:37 AM

    @1 to laugh in our faces when he sells hba and cabaye

  • 8 Hatem's better than Messi // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:37 AM

    lol Krul Blow

    Are they that bad?
    Surely any replies to their posts won’t make sense.

  • 9 Transfer Sage // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:38 AM

    toon prodigy

    Redknapp will bring in all the players he deemed not good enough for spurs…surely they cant want to play for him.

    Samba will be a great signing but 10mil release fee and 100k a week….they must be mad.

    Shows they have no future planning, no scouting network in place to find these sort of players who haven’t got the huge reputation and price tag.

  • 10 toon1707 // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:38 AM

    ED dont do that I saw may lose 2 players and thought here we go again but the 2 you mention i will pay for there taxi’s out of newcastle. What your heading should say is newcastle to move on 2 wastes of space

  • 11 Pardews Parsnip Bonce // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:39 AM

    @tsunki fancy playing with passionate fans like that. you’re clearly a mackem on the wind up

  • 12 Toon-Prodigy // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:40 AM

    Ashley is flying in to drop 10 mil into derek for our new forward today ;)

  • 13 Scottishmag1 // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:40 AM

    Transfer Sage

    Just the timing seems a bit strange given he last day of the transfer window!

  • 14 Ibizatoon - Back by popular demand // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:41 AM

    PPB…That’s the stuff I’m talking about. Not enough people called out as mackems these days.

  • 15 Scottishmag1 // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:41 AM

    Toon-Prodigy

    That would be nice…….

  • 16 Krul Blow // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:41 AM

    …and… BOOM… Alf stricken off my feed too!

  • 17 Hatem's better than Messi // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:41 AM

    Always dangerous when Ashley’s helicopter is at the club.

    Perhaps he’s flying Andy back? Completing the circle.

  • 18 Krul Blow // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:41 AM

    *struck?!

  • 19 MrMojoRisin76 // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:42 AM

    Morning everybody,happy deadline day,let the craziness commence.

  • 20 Transfer Sage // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:42 AM

    scottish

    I does…and fills me wit hope and ties together a few things I have heard.

  • 21 Krul Blow // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:42 AM

    Hatem, good point. Will peak through fingers on screen when required!

  • 22 yo-yo // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:44 AM

    ScottishMag

    He’s going to be photographed handing over the Toon shirts to PEA and make sure Simmo and Xisco shut the door behind them

  • 23 Toon-Prodigy // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:44 AM

    Transfer, alreet.

    You get the feeling with harry that he will take any player today who he deems better than what he has. Its all a bit desperado from QPR.

    How many have they signed so far? The way they are spending they must be relying on staying up surely and getting that tv money! There talking five mil for crouch? What? He’s 32!!! Lol

  • 24 naptoon // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:45 AM

    redknapps a crook he hardly rated jenas bentley or crouch in his spurs team and all 3 on downward spiral … his swiss bankout acct will be receiving money i rekon from those deals … and he has the gall to say fernandes had his pants pulled down b4 he arrived … just in time for you to slip him a length from behind eh saddlebags.

  • 25 Raffo // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:45 AM

    TORQ – Cheers mate and good work sir

    With ‘arry, I think he is overrated massively too, but those players he is going after are washed up. Bentley, Jenas, Huddlestone, Odemwingie, Crouch are just journey men really.

    And what the hell is the price tag and weekly wage for Samba all about?! QPR are really going all in. Poler time. They stay up then they may get by, they go down then I think they may be bust having to pay off these contracts. Dear oh dear. I think it is a really serious serious gamble and really shouldnt be allowed. I thought the fit and proper owners tests were in to cover this type of behaviour? People look to us having brought 5 in but look at the net spend. QPR are being very very silly IMHO

  • 26 Joe Blog // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:45 AM

    If QPR go down with all those astronomical earners, every other club in world football should sign a treaty, saying they won’t buy any players off QPR, making them rot from the inside, eventually folding, bankrupting Tony Fernandes in the process – would get rid of his cack F1 team off the grid, too.

  • 27 toonarmydownsouth // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:46 AM

    Ed
    You had me worried when you said 2 players feel better now ;)

    If ashley is in today its either to get someone in orrrrr to personally fly xisco out of the toon and into the sunset!!!!

  • 28 Toon-Prodigy // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:46 AM

    Scottish mag,

    It would indeed!

    I bet the 10 mil is in a gold coded suitcase chained to his wrist. Only dekka knows the code

  • 29 Transfer Sage // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:47 AM

    toon prodigy

    Stoke want close to the 10mil they paid for crouch and I believe QPR are willing to go close to that…it’s insane.

    I think 5mil is decent for 3-4 years of football fromhim.

  • 30 Joe Blog // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:47 AM

    Also, I’ve heard Vagner Love is Toon bound as I type.

  • 31 TorqToon // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:47 AM

    @GFN_France: The #NUFC canteen at their training ground tweeted by Sammy Ameobi. Trying to make the French recruits feel at home! http://t.co/5XYJSN5V

  • 32 toonfield // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:47 AM

    Hopefully he is flying in to personally give Del Boy his p45

  • 33 Toon-Prodigy // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:49 AM

    Danny graham has ruled out a move to boro. Makem bound now

  • 34 JAMSHA // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:51 AM

    STOKE and Reading have joined Wigan in
    the race to sign Newcastle defender Danny
    Simpson

    IF HE GOES GUD LUCK TOO HIM…

  • 35 yo-yo // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:52 AM

    QPR are an accident waiting to happen and will follow Leeds and Pompey onto the mire – but ‘Arry will be long gone.
    Samba’s okay though but only a replacement for Ryan Neilsen

  • 36 Assam Toon // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:53 AM

    It would be a perfect windoww if we sign xisco for another 5 years and he hits cisse-ish form in the second half of the season. and barca, real madrid and manure turn up with 30 million for his services in the summer. or we let him go and sign another striker. our striker position still begs for more btw.

  • 37 TorqToon // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:55 AM

    Mailed that pic to my friend at Montpellier with an attachment note saying FAO Younés Belhanda !!!

    Can’t do any harm I figured…! :-)

  • 38 toonfield // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:56 AM

    Glad to see the back of xisco….
    But I think Simmo has done a good job for us, sad to see him go,
    Don’t get me wrong, debuchy is a much better player but I think Simmo has done well for us for the last few seasons

  • 39 toonfield // Jan 31, 2013 at 9:57 AM

    Assam, what have you been sniffing this morning

  • 40 Assam Toon // Jan 31, 2013 at 10:07 AM

    toonfield, lol! but we must get a striker today.

  • 41 brighter // Jan 31, 2013 at 10:11 AM

    To be honest We needed another striker.
    Because we already needed striker before Ba leave the club.Gouffran’s arrival is not meant replacement of Ba.

  • 42 LooneyToon41 // Jan 31, 2013 at 10:20 AM

    @38 Toonfield. Agreed. If Simmo does go, i wish him all the best. OK, maybe not the best RB in the premiership, but always gave his all, and a good professional too.

    Saying that, i’ll be slightly surprised if he does go as this summer he would be a free agent, and would likely receive a bigger signing on fee, unless of course Wigan etc will pay him that anyway this January.

  • 43 obatoyou // Jan 31, 2013 at 10:37 AM

    hey guys how do u find posts u made before, u can do it on bbc, can u do it on here?

  • 44 Toon Tang // Jan 31, 2013 at 10:59 AM

    and take that saggy whore tulisa with ya hahaha

  • 45 LooneyToon41 // Jan 31, 2013 at 11:43 AM

    @42 Looney. Well done that fella, DL says no-one leaving this window.




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