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Entries Tagged as 'African Cup Of Nations'

This Newcastle Player On Loan Has No Future On Tyneside

January 15th, 2017 · 8 Comments

Those experienced players who are on loan this season  from Newcastle must do well, very well if they are to have any future at Newcastle under Rafa Benitez and it seems like one of our players – central midfielder Henri Saivet – is having a tough time of it at St. Etienne in France. Saint-Etienne […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Henri Saivet · Loan Moves · Newcastle News

This Player Seems To Have Fallen In Love With Newcastle

January 14th, 2017 · 67 Comments

We have been really impressed with Cristian Atsu since he arrived at Newcastle and he seems like a really nice guy. It’s obvious that Cristian is desperate to stay at Newcastle after his season long loan deal and he’s often said how much he likes it at the club. Of course it’s up to manager […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Championship · Christian Atsu · Newcastle News

Winger Enjoying Life At Newcastle – Keen To Progress

January 13th, 2017 · 8 Comments have been covering the strange goings on with  Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehir, who are said to be negotiating with Chelsea for Christian Atsu to move to them on loan in January with an option to buy. The negotiations are even said to be at an advanced stage – according to a report in Turkish […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Christian Atsu · Loan Moves · Newcastle News

Size And Quality Of Squad Will See Newcastle Through

December 20th, 2016 · 41 Comments

The 2017 African Cup of Nations takes place in Gabon from January 14th until the 5th February, although players will be leaving to join up with their squads in early January. Newcastle will lose Mo Diame (Senegal), Christian Atsu (Ghana), Achraf Lazaar (Morocco) and Chancel Mbemba (DR Congo) during that time with an outside chance […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Mohamed Diame · Newcastle News

African Cup Of Nations Motivates Benitez To Buy

December 9th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Rafa Benitez has talked to the local press about what is likely to be some activity in the January transfer market although exactly how many players he is thinking of bringing in is still not clear. Rafa says there are certain positions he wants to strengthen next month, but he also knows he will lose […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle Minimally Affected By African Cup Of Nations

September 7th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Newcastle have more strength in depth this season than we have had for many years so when the African Cup of Nations comes up in January in Gabon we should be able to cope quite well. And while we will lose some of our best players for up to six weeks, Newcastle have good cover in all […]

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Tags: Achraf Lazaar · African Cup Of Nations · Chancel Mbemba · Christian Atsu · International News · Mohamed Diame · Newcastle News