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Newcastle Need To Sign This Striker In January

4:24 pm, Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 33 Comments

It’s understood that Newcastle will have the first chance to sign Loic Remy next summer, for whatever the price is – £8M or €8M (£6.8M) – take your choice.

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Loic Remy – sign him up as soon as possible

Given the class that Loic has already displayed at Newcastle, that fee is very low for a player of his caliber, and all being well, and assuming Loic is found not guilty at his trial for rape in November, we hope that Newcastle will  be able to sign Loic in January,

It could be dangerous if Newcastle wait until the summer, because then there will be other clubs in for him, if he scores lots of goals, which now seems very possible.

And even if we try to get the deal sealed in January,  Arsenal are wanting to sign a top striker in the next transfer window, and £8M will seem like peanuts  to Arsene Wenger, so we have to hope that Newcastle do their work under the radar screen until January rolls around.

And then we get him signed up to a five-year deal on Tyneside, because from what we’ve seen of him so far, he would be an absolute bargain.

And the fans have already taken to him, and he seems like a good guy – and comes across so well in his interviews – so get him signed up Joe.

And Joe made a big deal  in last Saturday’s program notes that Loic was still a QPR player and that he would return to the London club in the summer, but that was to lower the expectations of Newcastle fans, which for Joe is a good move. :D

But once you’ve played in front of 52,000 fans at St. James’ Park,  who would want to go back play in front of 17,000 fans in a small stadium at a small club.

Hopefully not Loic.

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33 responses so far ↓

  • 1 G // Sep 24, 2013 at 4:40 PM

    Sign him assuming he hasn’t been banged up for rape by then?

  • 2 Kris // Sep 24, 2013 at 4:45 PM

    My team against Leeds:
    Elliot
    Debuchy, Mbiwa, Coloccini, Dummett
    Tiote, Gosling
    Marveaux
    Obertan, Gouffran, Sammy

    Bench: Krul, Williamson, Good, Birgirmana, Anita, Remy, Cisse,

  • 3 Himanshu Dhingra // Sep 24, 2013 at 5:02 PM

    Ed, did you not write an exact same article a few days ago?

  • 4 Jaime Lannister // Sep 24, 2013 at 5:04 PM

    Leeds are a decent team so we need to play the majority of our strongest squad.

    Elliot
    Debuchy Yanga-M’Biwa Coloccini Dummett
    Anita Tiote Gosling
    Marveaux Remy Gouffran

    Subs- Krul, Santon, Williamson, Sissoko, Sameobi, Campbell, Ben Arfa

  • 5 HullMag6 // Sep 24, 2013 at 5:13 PM

    Elliot
    Tavernier Williamson Mbiwa Dummet
    Tiote
    Obertan gosling marveaux sammy
    Shola

    For tomorrow

    Remy hell yeah, but we need brits or some players with backbone who can dig us out when needed.

  • 6 wolfshead@toon // Sep 24, 2013 at 5:28 PM

    i agree with tds it would be great if we were the english barca/bayern but were not so try to make the best of what we have till things change

  • 7 John Tudor // Sep 24, 2013 at 5:57 PM

    he is off to loverfool

  • 8 John Tudor // Sep 24, 2013 at 5:59 PM

    massive japanese intrest in club
    ashley ups price and tell mates he having too much fun to sell yet

  • 9 JAMSHA // Sep 24, 2013 at 6:14 PM

    Playng PES 14…. BLOODY ALL NEWCASTLE PLAYERS ARE LOOKNG SOOOOOO FAKE NO REAL FACE AMEOBI RATED 80 LOL…

  • 10 John Tudor // Sep 24, 2013 at 6:17 PM

    has pes14 pardewfied them

  • 11 John Tudor // Sep 24, 2013 at 6:30 PM

    by tds put in a shift, consecutive postings all of which were jogged by, but none the less a shit and a half.

  • 12 HullMag6 // Sep 24, 2013 at 6:30 PM

    If only……

    Japanese consortium buy out. Sponsorship by Hitachi who are building their European train manufacturing plant at Newton Aycliffe get a couple of Japanese stars in squad. Hiddink as DOF and a younger manager like Solskjaer/Laudrup/DeBoer running the team.

    Set up an academy to rival Citeh, their new facility is gonna be huge its omg and then some – prepare for true blue manc domination the product of proper investment in football with a virtual blank cheque.

  • 13 John Tudor // Sep 24, 2013 at 6:31 PM

    oops f#

  • 14 John Tudor // Sep 24, 2013 at 6:32 PM

    shift

  • 15 JAMSHA // Sep 24, 2013 at 6:33 PM

    rolf wat a waste… buyn this game not impresed… not transfers cut scens like pes 13 no manager creation

  • 16 John Tudor // Sep 24, 2013 at 6:34 PM

    £8,50 in tescos

  • 17 JAMSHA // Sep 24, 2013 at 6:37 PM

    colo has short hair lol..anita dreadlock, ben arfa generic,

  • 18 John Tudor // Sep 24, 2013 at 6:38 PM

    colo is bald in mine and sholas a white dude

  • 19 JAMSHA // Sep 24, 2013 at 6:44 PM

    Krul = 86
    colo=86
    wilo=82
    debu=83
    santon=82
    cabaye=87
    anita=79
    arfa=82
    jonas=81
    cissr=85
    ameobi=80
    elliot=75
    mibwa=82
    taylor=78
    raylor=77
    haidara=79
    bigi=74
    gosling=77
    tiote=82
    siso=81
    marvo=81
    alnwick=76
    good=75
    tavernier=75
    logan=74
    amalfitano=78
    sammy=77
    etc

    we have superstar youth

  • 20 ROSHAN MAGPIE // Sep 24, 2013 at 6:44 PM

    jamsha you should have opted fifa 14 its awesome

  • 21 ROSHAN MAGPIE // Sep 24, 2013 at 6:46 PM

    I already pre ordered fifa 14 for ps3

  • 22 magpie1892 // Sep 24, 2013 at 6:47 PM

    Goog dog, what a lot of waffle. He ended up with us because QPR got relegated and went there in the first place for the money. QPR aside, are you SERIOUSLY suggesting that if Arsenal came in for him, he’d stay at SJP.

    Really, Ed, you’re being very naive. It doesn’t really matter what team we have on the pitch when the manager is so inept, the backroom staff likewise, and the owner simply taking the pi$$. Pardew could get Bayern Munich relegated but even his departure wouldn’t be enough; all traces of Ashley and his band of acolytes need to be scrubbed out with bleach.

  • 23 JAMSHA // Sep 24, 2013 at 6:52 PM

    hahaha pes is epic… just cant stop laughng lookn.at arfa lol looks like mahier

  • 24 JAMSHA // Sep 24, 2013 at 6:56 PM

    yea man il get fifa 14… reali tought pes would destroy fifa but no… all fake faces

  • 25 JaxtheMag // Sep 24, 2013 at 7:08 PM

    no chance he will cost to much for us, if he scores 15 goals it will be 15mill

  • 26 Rotonda heights // Sep 24, 2013 at 7:12 PM

    Hiull mag

    What Brits like Owen, Ranger etc etc. Biggest myth going

  • 27 santonthenewmaldini // Sep 24, 2013 at 7:14 PM

    http://www1.skysports.com/football/news/11678/8939551/alan-pardew-says-newcastle-right-not-to-over-spend-during-transfer-window

    Dummet and Sammy to start but we will field a strong side according to Pardew !

    I would start Debuchy at right back again I feel he needs to keep playing games to get used to the premiership Cisse would start for me in a 433

    Elliot
    Debs
    Colo
    Good
    Dummett
    Bigi
    Tiote
    Marveux no 10
    Sammy Rw
    Cisse CF
    Gouffran Lw

    That should be more than enough to go through and quite frankly if that team got knocked out too Leeds then it would be clear that these players do not deserve to play for the Toon

  • 28 HullMag6 // Sep 24, 2013 at 7:30 PM

    Roto

    Bad examples – more like Lee, barton, nolan is what I was thinking, thats why I said ‘or anyone with a backbone’ instead of half the teams arses falling off when the going gets tough. Battlers not surrender monkeys.

  • 29 WWSBRD // Sep 24, 2013 at 7:32 PM

    santon
    Leeds will be playing like its a cup final, they are a big club who believe they deserve to be in the PL and up their game when faced with an opponent they feel they should be facing week in week out. We take them lightly and we will regret it

  • 30 fatman // Sep 24, 2013 at 7:44 PM

    http://www.2shared.com/fadmin/53784772/eab6368d/mexican_midweek_scandal-8.pdf.html

    copy of this weeks Micky take on all things nufc related a downloadable pdf virus checked with the latest Norton update feel free to down load it and send to your friends the more its downloaded the more time will be spent on the next one, remember its just for fun and not to be taken seriously, and i will apologist in advance to some of those offended. the derby addition is starting to take shape.

  • 31 GeordieTwo // Sep 24, 2013 at 7:44 PM

    Against a team like Everton we’ll definitely need steel and determination. Who will provide it? I think the key players will be Colo, Anita (if he plays) and for skill Benny and Remy. We need decent performances from the rest of course. Debuchy and Cisse both need to lift their games by a huge amount. If Tiote plays he needs to be disciplined in his tackles then lay the ball off to the ball handlers quickly. I imagine Cabaye will be out due to injury so let’s see how Pardew chooses to replace him and what formation we use

  • 32 santonthenewmaldini // Sep 24, 2013 at 7:48 PM

    Against Everton if Cabaye is injured I would play Tiote in his place and replace Cisse with Gouffran

    Would be the best team of battlers with hard work and flair as well because Everton are good but they can be weak at the back as well

    I feel SIssoko and Anita could do a job on the Everton midfield a bit like the Villa away game just worry Lukaku tears us a new one though

  • 33 GeordieTwo // Sep 24, 2013 at 7:58 PM

    Good comments santon @32. With Leeds midweek Pardew will already be worrying about having to “play too many games” no doubt. Pity we don’t just get on with it like Swansea.




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