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Ciaran Clark To Have Newcastle Medical Today

12:01 pm, Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 13 Comments

Pat Murphy of the BBC is reporting today that Ciaran Clark will have his medical today prior to his move to Newcastle after the Tyneside club activated the release clause in his contract yesterday.

If that’s true it means that both Mo Diame and Ciaran are having Newcastle medicals today after Sky Sports reported Diame was on his way to Newcastle earlier today.

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Ciaran Clark – having medical

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

13 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Slank // Aug 2, 2016 at 12:04 PM

    Spoof @ 64

    I agree that we will be the club to beat and as such teams will park their bus on St James Park lawn but on their own ground they may well go hell for leather to beat us thereby leaving themselves exposed at the back.

  • 2 SuperShearer // Aug 2, 2016 at 12:07 PM

    Neither of those Madrid Players excite. It looks like if that offer is to be true it’s Real simply going “we don’t need that guy, no one wants to buy him, offer him instead of cash”. Hopefully Rafa will know better than me though and will decide what is best for us. Can’t wait to see Sissoko go. He optimises everything that has been wrong with this club for so long.

  • 3 G // Aug 2, 2016 at 12:14 PM

    Never seen either of the RM lads play, however, I would hope Rafa is familiar with both, so will let him judge. With regard to the Clark signing, it doesn’t make a lot of sense to me, however, if he is here as cover, then we could do a lot worse. At least he isn’t Zurab.

  • 4 Hail Wor Ashley // Aug 2, 2016 at 12:14 PM

    I suppose we’re 4-5 in the black on transfers still. Diame and Clark for £10m and Sissoko leaving for £30m and we’ve got as strong a team, if not stronger in some areas than last season.

    £25m in the black, no need to sell anybody else. Maybe Thauvin, Gouffran and Riviere with 1 more incoming if anything from their proceeds, preferably a winger.

    Still really want Brady. Would solve 2 problems. Could be our primary LB and LW competition. Might cost £12m+ but I think he’s worth it in today’s market.

    Will leave a bit for January or to stockpile depending on our situation in Jan.

  • 5 SPRINGY // Aug 2, 2016 at 12:17 PM

    still no clue as to squad numbers yet?

  • 6 martoon // Aug 2, 2016 at 12:17 PM

    Hi Guys
    Just in case any of you missed it – it’s prediction time. Similar to last year but I’ve changed a couple of the categories:

    Final League Position
    Final no. of points
    League Cup round
    FA Cup round
    Player of the Season (Blog)
    Top goal scorer (TGS)
    No. of goals for TGS

    Can I stress – if you do enter could you put martoon in your post which makes it easy to search for.

    So far I have predictions from

    JP…from The Rock
    Our Toon
    Jail for Ashley
    Charlie in the Gallowgate
    outside the box
    one fine day
    southeast magpie
    nut meg
    The overrated Frenchman
    Oleg G
    Very Terry
    Essex Geordie Bill
    The American
    Rafa Revolution
    Back Door Man
    toon kk
    the white tino
    Ruddy Marveaux-lous
    Kabul Fish
    Toon fm Exeter

    Apologies if I’ve missed you, just repost and hopefully I’ll find them this time 🙂

  • 7 Jail for Ashley // Aug 2, 2016 at 12:20 PM

    I definitely don’t think we’ll struggle in the same way a newly promoted club normally struggles in their first season back if we get promoted. The vast majority of our players have PL experience and we have a top, top manager in place who knows the league like the back of his hand. I’d have preferred to take that young Man U LB and have Dummet on the bench but I have every faith Rafa will get it right.

  • 8 SPRINGY // Aug 2, 2016 at 12:23 PM

    is that man u lb any good,same as taylor at leeds?….not really a huge rush to sign these lads…has anyone ever seen these lads play regularly?

  • 9 Toonboy // Aug 2, 2016 at 1:10 PM

    Final League Position 1st
    Final no. of points 100
    League Cup round 1/4 finals
    FA Cup round 4th round
    Player of the Season (Blog) Richie
    Top goal scorer (TGS) Gayle
    No. of goals for TGS 27

    Cannot wait for Friday HWTL

  • 10 sirjasontoon // Aug 2, 2016 at 1:42 PM

    Final League Position 1st
    Final no. of points 98
    League Cup round 5
    FA Cup round 4
    Player of the Season (Blog) Ritchie
    Top goal scorer (TGS) Gayle
    No. of goals for TGS 21

  • 11 sirjasontoon // Aug 2, 2016 at 1:44 PM

    Hi ToonBoy looks like I copied your predictions,I didn’t by the way we are just both excellent 🙂

  • 12 nufc 11 // Aug 2, 2016 at 1:49 PM

    Why Clark? Bcoz he is cheap dosent mean anything to me has a shade of the Titus Shamble about Him. Brilliant and idioitic at the same time. FFS we just got rid of Coco the Clown. Shane Duffy, Paddy McNair or Richard Keogh are no brainers compared to Clark hope im wrong and rafa can sort him out. The biggest loser in all this is KEVIN MBABU if ever a time to blood him its this season. Really dont think rafa has seen enough of him to make an informed decision on his future he has the making of a top top player.

  • 13 TacoFlavoredKisses ForMyBen-arfa // Aug 2, 2016 at 3:39 PM

    Final League Position 1st
    Final no. of points 96
    League Cup round Winner!
    FA Cup round 4th round
    Player of the Season (Blog) Richie
    Top goal scorer (TGS) Mitro
    No. of goals for TGS 18

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