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Entries Tagged as 'Contracts'

Newcastle Could Make These Two Signings Before July

February 23rd, 2017 · 3 Comments

If Newcastle get promoted this season and back to the Premier League then it seems extremely likely that Rafa Benitez will once again make some big changes to his squad in order to make it Premier League ready. Mike Ashley will make some big money available to the Spanish manager so that he can do […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financials · Newcastle News · Vurnon Anita · Yoan Gouffran

It Will Be A Shock If These Two Stalwarts Are Released This Summer

February 10th, 2017 · 5 Comments

We had assumed that both Yoan Gouffran and Vurnon Anita would be given new deals this summer if Newcastle are back in the Premier League. There are a number of reasons for thinking that. One is that both players have played very well for us this season and they have good experience in the Premier League too. Yoan […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financials · Newcastle News · Premier League · Vurnon Anita · Yoan Gouffran

Confusion Over Cheick Tiote Fee

February 8th, 2017 · 14 Comments

There are widely different reports of what the transfer fee is for Cheick Tiote moving to China League One club Beijing Enterprises FC, which is in the second tier of Chinese football. We bought Cheick from FC Twente for £3.5M in August, 2010 and not surprisingly the Dutch club put a 15% sell on clause […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Contracts · Financials · Newcastle News

Tiote Finally Leaves Newcastle – But Not To Shandong Luneng

February 7th, 2017 · 20 Comments

Cheick Tiote has finally sealed the big money move to China he has been after for at least a couple of years, with the news coming through that he has finally signed a deal in China. There’s nothing official coming from Newcastle United yet on the deal. And Cheick is in the colors of his new […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Contracts · Newcastle News · Transfer Target

Newcastle Midfielder Deal Now Very Close

February 7th, 2017 · 5 Comments

It looks like Cheick Tiote may finally leave Newcastle before his contract runs out at the end of June with the Chinese transfer market still open. The news yesterday was that Cheick was taking a medical in China although the last time we heard he was taking a medical in late August, he was then […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Contracts · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

8 First Team Players To Definitely Leave Newcastle This Summer

February 5th, 2017 · 56 Comments

We saw the report in the Star today that Rafa Benitez would ditch three players this summer and the three players cited were Henri Saivet, Emmanuel Riviere and Florian Thauvin. We agree with that and it could be that Thauvin is already a Marseille player, since he was on  a loan deal with an obligation to buy. Once the […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financials · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours