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Former Newcastle Target Now Available From Lille

August 14th, 2013 · 67 Comments

Newcastle were after 20 year-old Florian Thauvin in January, before the French U20 International signed a four and a half year deal with Ligue 1 club Lille for around €3.5M. Florian Thauvin – available for €15M?

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

We’ll Be Looking To Win At Manchester City

August 14th, 2013 · 397 Comments

Alan Pardew has been interviewed in the Northern Echo today, and says Newcastle will be going into our first game at the Etihad Stadium next Monday evening, looking to win that game against money bags Manchester City. Alan Pardew – we go into win every game

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Premier League

Newcastle Bid £5M For Top Belgian Center-Back

August 14th, 2013 · 104 Comments

Newcastle are reported to be after 24 year-old Ajax center-back Toby Alderweireld, who Newcastle have been tracking for two years now, and the news is in the Daily Mail. Toby Alderweireld – 24 year-old Belgian International

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

Newcastle Reported After Portuguese International Midfielder

August 14th, 2013 · 27 Comments

According to Turkish newspaper Sabah, Newcastle United are in talks about Besiktas 27 year-old attacking midfielder Manuel Fernandes. Manuel Fernandes – Besiktas attacking midfielder

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

There Are Difficult Issues – But That’s Joe Kinnear’s Job

August 14th, 2013 · 25 Comments

A comment that Alan Pardew made yesterday kind of stood out to us, and the Newcastle manager said that there were some difficult issues that Joe Kinnear was having to face in his first transfer window in his new job at the club – but that’s part of his job – to solve those issues. […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Striker Welcomes Competition – But We Need More

August 14th, 2013 · 35 Comments

Shola Ameobi is part of the Nigerian squad for the friendly against South Africa in Durban tonight, and he has been interviewed in the local papers today and the big man says he welcomes competition from new players such as Loic Remy. Shola Ameobi – looked good in pre-season

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Tags: Loic Remy · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Shola Ameobi · Transfer News and Rumours