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Entries from January 2013

Is Newcastle’s Transfer Business Over For January?

January 28th, 2013 · 38 Comments

A report in the Journal today says that  the acquisition of Moussa Sissko, Newcastle’s fifth signing in this transfer window, is Newcastle’s final signing in January,   and Newcastle sources have dismissed reports that Newcastle are looking at Vitesse’s Ivorian striker Wilfried Bony as simply “rubbish”. That’s a pity. Newcastle owner Mike Ashley – job done in January?

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Tags: Contracts · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Which Striker Should Newcastle Buy This Week?

January 27th, 2013 · 430 Comments

Newcastle could be after four different strikers this week – so given the approximate transfer fee of each of the following four strikers – which one would you like to see at Newcastle before the end of this month? I didn’t put Lionel Messi down – because I thought he’d be a little too expensive. Follow us on Twitter, like […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Poll · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Spurs Challenge Newcastle For Dutch Striker

January 27th, 2013 · 318 Comments

News in Metro today that Tottenham Hotspur are ready to challenge Newcastle for Sporting Lisbon striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel, but Newcastle have also bid over the last day or so for Vitesse striker Wilfried Bony (£12M) –  the Ivory Coast International, and St. Etienne turned down a €10.5M bid (£8.6M) for their 23 year-old striker Pierre-Emerick […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

It’s Newcastle’s World – According to Moussa Sissoko

January 27th, 2013 · 104 Comments

We’ve been impressed with the four new French players Newcastle got through the door last week and how professional they have been – and especially in their interviews where they come across as delighted to have joined Newcastle United. Newcastle’s new spokesman – Moussa Sissoko

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Tags: Contracts · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Pardew – We Just Couldn’t Compete For Wilfried Zaha

January 27th, 2013 · 28 Comments

The Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has revealed that he wanted to bring Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha to Newcastle United, but admitted he had no chance against the spending might of Manchester United – who shelled out an amazing £15M for the 20 year-old. Wilfried Zaha – going to Manchester United

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Mike Ashley Still Wants Top Striker At Newcastle In January

January 27th, 2013 · 32 Comments

It now seems almost certain that Mike Ashley is trying desperately to bring in a top striker to Newcastle this month, so that Alan Pardew has four experienced strikers to choose from,  for the first time this season. Yoan Gouffran – not the only striker through the door in January?

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Tags: Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target