Newcastle Again Linked With Chilean International


Newcastle were linked with Juventus and Chilean International right back Mauricio Isla last summer,  when he was playing in the World Cup – and he finally ended up on loan at QPR for the season – a season in which the London club were relegated.

There is a report today on Italian web-site Tuttosport that we are again interested in the 27 year-old.

mauricio isla

Mauricio Isla – Juventus and Chilean right-back

Isla has been playing well for hosts Chile and they have reached their first Copa America final in 28 years after beating 10 men Peru 2-1 in a great match yesterday.

Chile will now play Lionel Messi in the final – sorry we mean they will play Argentina in the final.

QPR want the Chilean to sign a permanent deal with them, but we doubt that Isla wants to play in the second division in England.

Newcastle were interested in Isla while we were looking for a right back to replace Mathieu Debuchy last summer, but of course we signed Daryl Janmaat who was an excellent signing for us for just £5M from Feyenoord.

Its not clear why we would be after Isla – always assuming the report is true.

The fee mentioned is €8M – which is around £5.5M – but we have more pressing needs than a right back, although Mauricio can also play right wing-back and also on the left side of midfield.

While at QPR last season he played 27 times for the London club, but since moving to Juventus three years ago from Udinese, he’s had trouble getting games in Turin and has made only 47 times for Juventus.

While at Udinese for five seasons he played 152 games with 7 goals and 21 assists, and Udinese seem interested in signing him.

We be surprised if Newcastle are after the 64 times capped Chilean international – unless we are going to sell Janmaat this summer.

What do you think?

Comments welcome.


181 comments so far

  • Das Boot

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:02 PM

    Comment #1

    Do we really need another wing back?

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  • croftus5678

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:04 PM

    Comment #2

    i get the feeling its just old stories time after time after time.

    oo andy carroll next….oh hold on that was last week…

    i wouldnt be supprised if we are linked with mbiwa from the story when we was after him years ago.

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  • ToonFromLeeds

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:04 PM

    Comment #3

    Newcastle loanee Facundo Ferreyra wanted by Boca Juniors and River Plate now that’s a joke lol

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  • optimistic prime

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:05 PM

    Comment #4

    A RB FFS does anyone have a clue

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  • JamesToon

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:05 PM

    Comment #5

    WHERE THE FCK IS THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF BACKROOM STAFF???? ARE THEY EVEN HERE YET?

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  • croftus5678

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:07 PM

    Comment #7

    @4 jt

    dont worry buddy they will sign on the last day then they can say it took longer than expected and the reason we didnt sign players.

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  • scout

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:08 PM

    Comment #8

    Isla in, janmaat to liverpool. Easy peasey for Big Mike.

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  • BandB

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:13 PM

    Comment #9

    C’MON MIKE!

    FFS!

    SELL someone!!!!

    Glad to see all these TOP youngsters emerging just in time from the second tier of academy football though.

    …..

    Okay.
    Does anyone think I’ve mocked this head-fcuked, servile, infantile travesty of what it is to be a Newcastle fan for long enough?

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  • JAMSHA(ASHELY SLAYER)

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:17 PM

    Comment #10

    how boreng MIKE has made our CLUB

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  • BandB

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:17 PM

    Comment #11

    My money’s on Das Boot for tonight’s fireworks.

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  • Tsunki

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:18 PM

    Comment #12

    Bas Dost
    Bas Dost
    Bring on Bas Dost
    Stick him by the post
    ’cause we’ve already lost

    Just getting some songs together for the Crimbo run-up

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  • ToonFromLeeds

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:19 PM

    Comment #13

    Interior Minister in 8.15 at Kempton belongs to Charlie Austin might be worth a quid two

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  • Tsunki

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:23 PM

    Comment #14

    We’ll get an announcement we’ve bought Austin when Stevie Macs Company Allegro gets pushed into his parking spot. No wastage here, no no.

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  • BandB

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:23 PM

    Comment #15

    Das Boot was Jeff from Benwell’s name for Bas Dost.
    He likes to rework a theme for his nightly outrages.

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  • Das Boot

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:24 PM

    Comment #16

    Joel Matip will be our first sigming I can feel it in my water

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  • Tsunki

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:25 PM

    Comment #17

    I’m with you BandB I can think of no finer promoter of blog pyrotechnics than a trusty Dust Buster article.

    Who ya gonna call?
    BAS DOST-AAAAAHHH!

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  • BandB

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:26 PM

    Comment #18

    As was “I can feel it in my water.”
    A phrase he shares with jib and welshie.

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  • Tsunki

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:26 PM

    Comment #19

    BandB sorry to burst your bubble on jeffs creativity, but I believe I claimed that one when his name came out. Not saying I was first but near as dammit and defo before jeffy.

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  • Tsunki

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:27 PM

    Comment #20

    Ahem… but I wasn’t….me…at the time 😐

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  • BandB

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:28 PM

    Comment #21

    Sorry to burst yours too…but they started using it months ago to mock me using it.

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  • Tsunki

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:29 PM

    Comment #22

    Well… I’ve argued over more important things. As I always say my stuffs freeware 🙂

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  • Das Boot

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:31 PM

    Comment #23

    We need not bandy about we need signings

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  • BandB

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:31 PM

    Comment #24

    “I can feel it in my water” was my phrase.

    And when did you ever burst my bubble Tsunki?

    No-one stitches my little schemes up better than you do.

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  • will die for the toon army

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:36 PM

    Comment #25

    We have been linked with every one

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  • BandB

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:37 PM

    Comment #26

    In fact you’ve blundered onto about half of the anti-troll land mines I’ve ever laid.

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  • BandB

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:38 PM

    Comment #27

    Oh well, back to the drawing board.

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  • Das Boot

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:40 PM

    Comment #28

    ‘m turning Japanese I think I’m turning Japanese I really think so Turning Japanese I think I’m turning Japanese I really think so I’m turning JapaneseI think I’m turning Japanese I really think so Turning JapaneseI think I’m turning Japanese I really think so.

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  • BandB

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:42 PM

    Comment #29

    And the genie is out of the bottle.

    As Dr Jones Snr remarked. “I may has well have mailed it to the Marx Brothers.”

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:44 PM

    Comment #30

    So Das boot with a few testers to get past the moderator before we have to endure another night of thalidomide jokes and what my face compares to.

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  • optimistic prime

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:45 PM

    Comment #31

    Name after name after name

    Make the next one TWAT and stick to it

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  • Jail for Ashley

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:50 PM

    Comment #32

    Jib’s old dad talked about wing backs as did Jib, why do people still have time for this spiteful troll formerly known as jeff from benwell who was actually taken as a send up from a guy with clear severe learning difficulties. Jib has obvious difficulty in containing his nasty and snidey true character so is plauging the blog with these different user names.

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  • BandB

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:53 PM

    Comment #33

    As Mrs Cherry Owen observed.
    “I have two husbands. One of them drunk, the other one sober.
    “And I love them both!”

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  • ToonFromLeeds

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:53 PM

    Comment #34

    JFA

    I’ve been meaning to ask, is Jib Jeff?
    I wasn’t sure if it was just people taking the piss

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  • Crow59

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:56 PM

    Comment #35

    Shaqiri to Stoke wtf…..

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  • BandB

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:56 PM

    Comment #36

    TFL

    Jeff gets past Ed because he has years of experience of doing it.
    Jeff, like Jib, could be almost pleasant and could take a bit of banter on the chin during the day.
    But he would always look to get even in his Mr Hyde mode after 7pm.

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  • toon22

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:56 PM

    Comment #37

    Nobody believes any of this horse crap anymore,we are only in the market for cheap buys who might be worth more in the future.
    Just because we have needed this or that player over the years hasnt mattered.
    If we sign anyone it will be some youngster or a crock another club wants rid of and nobody else wanted.
    Young/Short/Injury prone/Attitude problem or might end up in jail.

    Thats MAs record on signings.

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  • Beardsleys Love Child

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:56 PM

    Comment #38

    every time i see lee charnleys face in the press..I KNOW this man is incapable of organising a pi$$ up in a pub..nothing, not even women leave me so unbelievably frustrated as all things NUFC..from the day bobby was sacked until now has been and utter chore ..everybody knows we will buy maybe two players a striker and a centreback and keep the existing problems ticking over for another year of misery…

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  • ToonFromLeeds

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:57 PM

    Comment #39

    BandB

    Thankyou, I have noticed this with Jib, one minute he’s ok next he’s a right arse.

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  • BandB

    Jul 1, 2015 at 7:58 PM

    Comment #40

    He gets rat-arsed around tea-time, and his suppressed spite pours out.
    Always has done.

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