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Now We Know Why Newcastle Turned Down Tiote Offer

July 29th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Newcastle United will only sell their players this summer if they get very close to their valuation of them and yesterday it was reported we had turned down bids for both Cheick Tiote and Florian Thauvin, because the bids were too low. The clubs after the players were Al Jazira for Tiote and Rome club Lazio […]

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Tags: Cheick Tiote · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa Still Wants To Strengthen These Positions

July 28th, 2016 · 84 Comments

Rafa Benitez told Southend manager Phil Brown on Tuesday night that he still hoped to sign four or five players this summer to go with the six good players he has already brought into Newcastle. And that in a way has been backed up by the Telegraph, which is reporting there are  four positions Rafa […]

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

Newcastle Expecting Mammoth Bid For Moussa Sissoko

July 28th, 2016 · 26 Comments

The Telegraph are reporting today that Real Madrid are ready to bid for Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko, but will wait until Manchester United have signed a massive deal to get Paul Pogba to Old Trafford. Real Madrid had some interest in signing Pogba, but it looks like they will miss out and turn to the Newcastle […]

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Tags: Financials · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Transfer News and Rumours

Benitez – We’re Doing Things Behind The Scenes – We Are Close

July 26th, 2016 · 5 Comments

There was news tonight that Cheick Tiote will likely be on his way out of Newcastle and be moving to join Al Jazira in the UAE Pro League; the 30 year-old is reported to be negotiating £80K/week wages on a three year deal. Rafa was interviewed after the 2-0 friendly win at Southend United and […]

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

Newcastle Midfielder In Advanced Talks To Join UAE Club

July 26th, 2016 · 22 Comments

Sky Sports is reporting tonight that Newcastle defensive midfielder Cheick Tiote is in advanced talks to join the Al Jazira Club, who finished second last season in the UAE Pro League. The report is that the 30 year-old is discussing a three year deal. Cheick has one year left on his Newcastle contract and is […]

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