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Newcastle After Top Young Defender

4:30 pm, Friday, July 11th, 2014 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 77 Comments

Newcastle are reported to be interested in teenager Joe Gomez of Charlton, who was one of the players that starred in England’s European Championship run – when we went all the way and beat Germany on penalties in the final. The news is an exclusive in the South London Press.

joe gomez charlton

Joe Gomez – Newcastle interested in 17 year-old center-back

Newcastle had young goalkeeper Freddy Woodman and forward Adam Armstrong also play very well for the England team in that tournament.

The 17-year-old center-back is currently a top young player and the news in south London is that Newcastle are interested in signing the young defender.

However Alan Pardew’s former club are keen to keep the lad, after he was scouted by a number of clubs at the European Championships,  where a lot of the England players excelled.

Unfortunately that wasn’t true in the World Cup in Brazil for our senior England players.

Here is some information on the defender that’s taken from the Charlton web-site:

Central defender Joe has been a regular this season, and also featured prominently last term as well, and represented England’s U16 in the Victory Shield before also earning an U17 call-up.

Level-headed and mature, he has some outstanding physical attributes required for his position, is tall and powerful with a good range of passing and can also get attacks started by bringing the ball out from the back four. Another Forest Hill School student, he hails from Catford and boasts electric pace and good leadership qualities.

Newcastle are continuing to try to bring in some of the very best young players around Europe, and it would be a real coup if we can get Joe Gomez to the Tyneside club.

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Tags: Newcastle Academy · Newcastle News · Newcastle U18 · Newcastle U21 · Newcastle Youth · World Cup 2014



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77 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Thump // Jul 11, 2014 at 4:33 PM

    Bring him in so we can ruin his career.

  • 2 Markaccus // Jul 11, 2014 at 4:39 PM

    Dok

    Immobile could well be Ameobi in Nigerian

    In portugese it is “Fred”!

  • 3 Markaccus // Jul 11, 2014 at 4:41 PM

    Ah well. Thars our Right back sorted, then.

  • 4 Mister Tuff // Jul 11, 2014 at 4:45 PM

    LDJ was pretty poor -remember that. Glad he is away to find his fortune elsewhere.
    Thinking he was a good player suggests a poor assessment of PL requirements. Maybe those who thought he was good need to change their game. Could I suggest ladies wrestling.

  • 5 Markaccus // Jul 11, 2014 at 4:50 PM

    Was chatting to a lad who still goes to games the other day….

    he wasnt fussed on ldj coming back, but also said it would have been interesting to see him in a more confident team, being played in his prefered position, with a bit of creativity around him AND while he himself maybe gained some confidence in a pre season. Good luck to him anyway

  • 6 Markaccus // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:04 PM

    Looking like Cabella is definitely on now. Lots of twatting about an agreed fee.

  • 7 Barton // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:12 PM

    @LaurensJulien
    Follow

    Montpellier and Newcastle have found an agreement for the transfer of Remy Cabella. “We have a deal” said Laurent Nicollin, club’s CEO.

  • 8 Sazzer // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:17 PM

    Montpellier Chairman Louis Nicollin has told our colleagues at ML Actu that he has found an agreement with Newcastle to sell them Remy Cabella.

    Newcastle have agreed a structured deal which could rise to as high as €16m, if bonuses are met. The player is currently on holiday in Corsica, and has yet to agree personal terms with Newcastle. His holiday is expected to be cut short so that he can travel to England to try and complete his move to the club.

  • 9 Average_Contents // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:19 PM

    Apparently the fee could rise to €16m if true

    Pleasantly shocked if true!

  • 10 ToonFromLeeds // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:22 PM

    Sounds like Ashley is loosening the purse strings that makes a change. Hope there’s more to come

  • 11 Sazzer // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:27 PM

    Sauce was on this as you all know but the latest buzz seem to have started with @LaurensJulien and close behind Get French Football. Credit to them.

  • 12 toonicle // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:29 PM

    Hooray! If true this transfer window is turning out quite well so far, just need 2 good strikers yet and another CB ideally. Let’s just hope Pards doesn’t ruin Cabella trying to turn him into another wing back.

  • 13 jazzyp // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:29 PM

    Im so glad this summer is actually turning into a positive one as regards to transfers. And we are not being put through the same Bs we had to endure last summer or January for that matter.
    All we need now is an attack minded coach to be put in place and were cooking with gas. Ashley might have seen the light and replaces Pardew. For me would be the best transfer of the window

  • 14 Markaccus // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:29 PM

    Sazzer

    not long now until indikaila breaks it as exclusive then! :D

  • 15 DokToon // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:30 PM

    mark,

    hahaha, brilliant!

  • 16 Sazzer // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:31 PM

    Rivière looks to be untrue. Indikalia runs that one and have nothing on Cabella.

    Soccer Sauce @soccer_sauce
    Trying to find out more about Riviere to #NUFC Came out the blue this one.Player had been heavily linked with #WBA

  • 17 Big Pappa Cissé // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:31 PM

    Could be looking good if we pull off Cabella, Jaanmat, Rivierre and a striker :

    —————————Krul——————————-

    –Jaanmat——–Willo——–M’biwa——–Haidara–

    ———–Sissoko————————Tiote————-

    —HBA—————-De Jong—————-Cabella—

    —————————Remy—————————–

    Bench:

    Elliot,Santon,Collo,Anita,Colback,Rivierre,Gouffran, Cisse

    Now that would get me exited for the season . Long way to go yet though .

  • 18 jazzyp // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:34 PM

    16 mill for Cabella

    https://scontent-a-ams.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfa1/t1.0-9/10513376_10152561078444885_9160499876869892940_n.jpg

    And lads were only saying we buy players for 6-7 mill ???

  • 19 Markaccus // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:34 PM

    So.. we PROBABLY have 4 in now…

    Colback, perez, sdj and cabella.
    We still need MINIMUM….
    Right Back
    Decent goal scorer
    Centre back.

  • 20 Markaccus // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:35 PM

    Jazzy

    I believe its in euros. Works out just over 12M pounds i think

  • 21 jazzyp // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:36 PM

    BPC
    Still think we need a top class CB to shore up the titanic. otherwise were still gonna be shipping goals come next season with that pairing

  • 22 Sazzer // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:38 PM

    Markaccus
    I’m suprised he haven’t done it yet.

  • 23 DokToon // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:39 PM

    JfK is losing his mind right now, “dammit mike, i couldve got you better players on loan… now wheres kebobs to fetch my slippers and a drink?”

  • 24 Markaccus // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:40 PM

    Sazzer

    he might wait until we all forget so it looks like he was first! :D

  • 25 Ancientcoptic // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:41 PM

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%C3%A9my_Cabella

    LOL…

  • 26 Mister Tuff // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:41 PM

    Very good if we can get Cabella -very good player. Cabella is from Ajaccio, the capital of Corsica, a French commune -so he’s probably visitting home.
    To get the best out of these types of players they have to have other decent players in the team -otherwise all the effort of signing them in the first place is wasted – they will just be treading water.
    So if he is to sign I will be anticipating some further “quality” – if not well -the mid table mediocrity will obviously be plan A.

  • 27 jazzyp // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:41 PM

    Markaccus
    Happy days mate, Im buzzing to be honest…….thought this would drag on all the transfer window until the last day. And get the usual Bs “We tried but it didn’t quite fit our transfer policy” B@llocks.
    Makes you wonder what there prepared to pay for a CF if we have paid this for a midfielder

  • 28 Big Pappa Cissé // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:43 PM

    @ jazzy

    I agree m8 but I think with Collo staying we won’t bring anyone in despite still needing one IMO .

  • 29 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:43 PM

    So I leave for an afternoon and we bid €16M for Cabella?

    …I guess they called our bluff big time ;) lol

  • 30 DokToon // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:44 PM

    ancient,
    that WAS quick! didnt know we gave him the #110 already

  • 31 DokToon // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:44 PM

    #10…

  • 32 dazzler // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:45 PM

    12m? Pleasantly surprised is an understatement.. A few more of them and there’ll be some people forgetting last season pretty sharpish (me included :-D)

  • 33 jazzyp // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:45 PM

    Soccer Sauce
    ?@soccer_sauce Cabella will have medical in next 2-3 days and will become official #NUFC player

  • 34 Markaccus // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:45 PM

    Jazzy

    Yes its good to have something to be positive about. Wonder if he will stretch to 20Mil for a striker……..ok too much lol

  • 35 DokToon // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:46 PM

    jesper,

    go away again, and we’ll sign a striker as well… :)

  • 36 dazzler // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:47 PM

    Why can’t he have a medical now, and have his shirt before I go to kip haha

  • 37 Sazzer // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:48 PM

    Ancientcoptic
    You are going to jinx things by changing his wikipage.

  • 38 Markaccus // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:48 PM

    Jesper

    Go away again! If you do it often enough we might sign Messi!! :D

  • 39 Big Pappa Cissé // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:49 PM

    I still think we need (provided no one else leaves ) :

    . A big CB to pair with M’biwa

    . Right back if (when) Debuchy leaves

    . A left footed left winger

    . Another creative midfielder other than De Jong
    (Hopefully Cabella)

    . A 15-20 goal a season striker with Gouffran & Cisse as backup .

  • 40 Kenyan magpie // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:49 PM

    So happy finally to be with fellow nufc supporters.

  • 41 Mister Tuff // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:50 PM

    Jesper ………………………………………….OUT
    Players………………………………………….IN

  • 42 DokToon // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:51 PM

    i like where youre going with that mr tuff :)

  • 43 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:52 PM

    Dok/Mark…I might just have to do that ;)

    …even though I know deep inside y’all want me to say! lol

  • 44 Markaccus // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:54 PM

    Now, what about the main issue? I am sure we all want to know where Shola is going to play next year

  • 45 Mister Tuff // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:55 PM

    Jesper – you need to stay inside your seaside beach hut – might signal other signings.

  • 46 DokToon // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:56 PM

    heard shola is going with beckham to the new MLS franchise in orlando…

  • 47 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:57 PM

    *stay

  • 48 JDdubai // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:58 PM

    Just wish Pardew would give Yanga Mbiwa a run at Cb with Willo, he is the future not Colo who has tried to leave so often and is past 30. Think we are losing a potential top player if he goes.

  • 49 Markaccus // Jul 11, 2014 at 5:59 PM

    Dok.

    When does the next MLS season start?

  • 50 jazzyp // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:03 PM

    JD Dubai
    I don’t believe Willo is the future CB for Nufc either mate to be honest. Had a decent season last season but if far to exposed with a player that has any pace. Put in a situation one on one and I guarantee a booking

  • 51 Markaccus // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:03 PM

    I know its half way through one now. Can ameobi join mid season over there?

  • 52 DokToon // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:05 PM

    mark,

    it started in march, get your head out of your ass, everyone knows the MLS is far superior in talent and quality than the prem ;)

  • 53 Markaccus // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:07 PM

    Dok

    Over 30’s skill and tallent only!

  • 54 toonarmydownsouth // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:07 PM

    3 things learned today

    1) Mike Ashley has encountered ‘a Christmas carol’ type epiphany about life if he continues his penny pinching ways!

    2) Ancient is very quick in editing Wiki pages!

    3) In future when rumours of us putting a bid in surface Jesper should take an immediate leave of absence!

  • 55 toonarmydownsouth // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:09 PM

    Markaccus
    There was a rumour the other day that Hull and the Mackems had been in contact with Shola’s agent!

  • 56 DokToon // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:09 PM

    mark,

    its why the pitch is smalller over here…

  • 57 jazzyp // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:10 PM

    Cabella, bella, bella, huh
    Tell me more, tell me more
    Can he play at left back?
    Tell me more, tell me more
    Is he better than Jack

  • 58 DokToon // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:11 PM

    tads,

    you forgot to add what immobile means in a few different languages….

  • 59 jesperfuglsang - captain of the lemon crew // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:15 PM

    Dok…the simple translation in most languages would be Shola ;) lol

  • 60 toonarmydownsouth // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:16 PM

    @GFN_France: FEATURE: Who is Remy Cabella?
    Full piece: http://t.co/FQKDBxg9Ap #MHSC #NUFC #GFFN100

    @F8Piraux: Rémy #Cabella : Very technical player, fast and he scores many goals for a midfielder (14 last season). More complete than Ben Arfa. #NUFC

  • 61 Novocastrian66 // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:17 PM

    Jazzy, did you get that out of a Lennon and McCartney song book?
    Wont believe Cabella is “over the line” until we have announced the deal, fingers crossed.

  • 62 toonarmydownsouth // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:17 PM

    Dok
    Doh!!
    Must admit it’s a sh1te name for a CF!!!!

  • 63 DokToon // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:19 PM

    jesper, last thread mark and i came up with a few…

    immobile in nigerian = ameobi
    immobile in portuguese = fred

  • 64 toonarmydownsouth // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:21 PM

    Novo
    There president has confirmed the deal, even we’d have to try pretty hard to f**k the move up!

  • 65 toonarmydownsouth // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:23 PM

    Immobile in welsh – Hartson
    In English – Heskey

  • 66 toonarmydownsouth // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:26 PM

    @FootyHumour: So Suarez is signing for Barcelona – A player banned from football, signing for a club banned from transfer activity. http://t.co/PZ0G4s3CnK

    What’s the betting now he’s signed for Barcelona “Backhander” FC the court of sport arbitration overturn his ban…

  • 67 Novocastrian66 // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:27 PM

    TADS; I here you mate, but we are talking about NUFC here. If there is a new way to f**k something up, we will find it. I’m hoping Cabella sorted his side of the deal before he went on holiday.

  • 68 jazzyp // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:30 PM

    Novo
    Its a done deal mate……50k a week.
    He’s gone home to his farm in Corsica to round up all his sheep and is having them flown over for Welshie to look after

  • 69 kevymartins // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:32 PM

    Espn and all reporting £12m Mike finally got the wallet out.

  • 70 toonarmydownsouth // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:33 PM

    Novo
    Aye might put a spanner in the works when Pards tries to kn0b his missus!

  • 71 jazzyp // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:33 PM

    Novo
    I believe the deal was already done before he went on his jollies. All that is left is a medical and for him to sign on the dotted line.
    Janmaat looks likely to follow suit next week as he’s expressed interest in signing for Nufc so long as a middle ground can be found between Nufc and his current club.

  • 72 toonarmydownsouth // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:33 PM

    @PeteGravesSky: Also told that Daryl Janmaat is definitely the number one target to replace Debuchy #nufc

  • 73 toonarmydownsouth // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:35 PM

    Apparently with Janmaat it’s just a case of him returning from WC duty
    Have to say the Debuchy deal is taking ages!
    Do you think he’s said he won’t sign until they bid for Cabs?

  • 74 jazzyp // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:39 PM

    Tads
    It was being mentioned that the Debs deal was being held up until the Janmaat deal was done.
    Hopefully the Fat controller has learnt his lesson . And buy before selling our players is the way forward, Rather than leaving us short on first teamers every season

  • 75 toonarmydownsouth // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:42 PM

    Jazzy
    I go and say that then it’s suddenly over twitter that’s he completed the move and will be unveiled Monday morning

  • 76 jazzyp // Jul 11, 2014 at 6:44 PM

    Tads
    Who Debs mate or Janmaat ??

  • 77 toonarmydownsouth // Jul 11, 2014 at 7:03 PM

    Jazzy
    Debs mate




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