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Wijnaldum – Newcastle Is A Beautiful club

9:28 am, Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 23 Comments

Newcastle target Georginio Wijnaldum has continued to talk about his link with Newcastle United, and he has called Newcastle United a beautiful club

Georginio Wijnaldum

Georginio Wijnaldum – Newcastle a beautiful club

Wijnaldum almost joined PSG last simmer bu turned down the move, and Manchester United were also said to be interested – but nothing came of that.

Georginio was quoted on what he has been telling Fox News over there in the US,  and it was reported in SoccerNews in Holland – this is some of what he had to say:

“You need to know what intentions a club has with you. In the end, your feeling determines whether you want to go to that club. Of course it’s a beautiful club, like most clubs in England.¨

“But it is not obvious that I would choose that club. If they do not play European football but the feeling is good, you still want to go. Maybe it is not financially attractive.¨

“But they do have a good plan with you and still want you.” It’s hard to say where they have to meet. If I feel good, I would like to make a step. If the feeling is not good, I want to stay at PSV.”

Well may be that ¨like most clubs in England”  takes away the compliment for Newcastle United just a little bit – but we’ll ignore that.


But he seems to be willing to join  Newcastle, and you can read into his comments he wants to join a club in England.

Georginio had mentioned yesterday that it was up to Newcastle to first agree a fee with PSV, and then he could talk about the deal with his agent.

But until that happens he was going to concentrate on his getting ready for next season – which is fair enough..

But with the news out that Newcastle are moving in we need to move quickly before bugger clubs come in for him.

And Newcastle do not have a good track record of moving quickly in the transfer market, because they tend to think about things too much – like how much money the player will cost.

Comments welcome.

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

23 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Rotonda heights // Jul 7, 2015 at 9:30 AM

    Re- 2 threads ago. No problem at all if Woodman leaves, the last part of the infamous failed pardew clan.

    krul went backwards, alnwick was badly unprepared and exposed and elliot is 2 stone overweight. Steele or Pav would be great and popular replacements.

    Re Cbs I have some faith and hope in Lascelles, Good, Satka and Dummet and i know it will be difficult to shift any of saylor, willo and colo.

  • 2 Jib // Jul 7, 2015 at 9:32 AM

    He is from the big Boateng footballing family.
    He opted to take his mum’s surname Wijnaldum.

  • 3 croftus5678 // Jul 7, 2015 at 9:40 AM

    whoohoo 1st signing a 16yo cm on loan named koks !

    thank god for that i thought we was not going to sign anyone !

  • 4 Bambams // Jul 7, 2015 at 9:42 AM

    Still not signed….
    Why don’t we just up our low offer to a one that will get him. We will recoup some of the balance flogging Woodman snr to palace

  • 5 beermonkey // Jul 7, 2015 at 9:42 AM


    he will be a real shirt seller

  • 6 Jib // Jul 7, 2015 at 9:43 AM

    According to this article Wijnaldum has told FOXsport he would prefer PSG.

    However they say he is to replace Cabaye.

    The NUFC people need to point ou to him how much bench-time Cabaye has had.

  • 7 ToonMatt // Jul 7, 2015 at 9:44 AM

    Don’t mean to sound negative what but exactly is the hold up? Other clubs are going about their business and signing players yet as usual we are doing nothing? Lee Charnley cannot be that incompetent can he? Surely he must have learned something from last season?

  • 8 optimistic prime // Jul 7, 2015 at 9:44 AM

    Beautiful nightmare lad

  • 9 optimistic prime // Jul 7, 2015 at 9:46 AM

    The pic of woodman from a couple of threads ago makes him look like he sleeps on the streets or he’s a smack rat.

  • 10 mickalfas // Jul 7, 2015 at 9:48 AM

    Please stop fannying about and sign him up
    He will end up at Swansea again ffs !!

  • 11 croftus5678 // Jul 7, 2015 at 9:50 AM

    @5 beer

    i agree

    i mean who wouldnt want a kok on their back ?

  • 12 beermonkey // Jul 7, 2015 at 9:52 AM


    penfold gets one every time he tries to sign a player

  • 13 Jib // Jul 7, 2015 at 9:53 AM

    Police horses have cnuts in the middle of their backs

  • 14 Thump // Jul 7, 2015 at 9:53 AM

    @Jib: That AC picture is our old (white) away shirt. Here’s another picture:

    This seasons shirt is all white on the back with blue ribbing and a blue section on the bottom.

  • 15 cestriasteve // Jul 7, 2015 at 9:56 AM

    If he comes to NUFC it will be a major signing in my opinion, he’s better than Cabaye as he can control his aggressive side, I thought Cabaye although fantastic for us was also a bit of a nasty bar steward when he wanted to be.

    Him and a fast skilful centre half and I’ll be happy.

  • 16 Jib // Jul 7, 2015 at 10:06 AM

    The under 21’s playing a friendly at Benton this evening

  • 17 The overrated Frenchman // Jul 7, 2015 at 10:07 AM

    ToonMatt@7 – Never underestimate the incompetence of Lee Charnley. He is taking it to a new level – developing incompetence as an art-form.

  • 18 Rotonda heights // Jul 7, 2015 at 10:08 AM


    don’t exaggerate, he is all of 17!

  • 19 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Jul 7, 2015 at 10:16 AM

    So what are peoples thoughts about the FF meeting from what we have heard so far?

    …seeing as it all seems to be about how ‘great’ it was McClaren was there ‘to shield ‘ Charmless from a real fonging I will assume it was a waste of time!

  • 20 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Jul 7, 2015 at 10:23 AM

    It seems Charmless refused to answer the question about why the emergency meeting he had called for before the end of the season never took place!

    …everything seems to add up to what I have been saying about Charmless since January. Just ad big a problem as Ashley!

    It’s not just Charmless but what stands for…the next one will be the same if we don’t do something! And that goes for everyone else employed at Newcastle.

  • 21 The overrated Frenchman // Jul 7, 2015 at 10:27 AM

    I don’t understand what people expect from the Fans Forum other than the obvious – another convenient avenue to sell the lie. They might come across all sincere and concerned, but after 8 years of pissing in our pockets, surely the penny should have dropped. You simply can’t believe a word these people say. Hasn’t that been proven over the years?

  • 22 jesperfuglsang - capt'n awesome of the lemon crew // Jul 7, 2015 at 10:30 AM

    TOF…I don’t that many had expected anything else…

  • 23 The overrated Frenchman // Jul 7, 2015 at 10:50 AM

    I wonder really why anybody bothered turning up Jesper. Outright hostility, such as the Sack Pardew campaign seems to be the only way to have any impact.

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