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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Benitez Gets Tough With Top Players’ Agents

June 29th, 2016 · 9 Comments

The agents of both Gini Wijnaldum and Moussa Sissoko have been in contact with the Newcastle manager about their players leaving the club this summer now we are relegated. There’s nothing quite like top players leaving a club as soon as possible once we are in trouble and those two “stars”  didn’t exactly play their best for […]

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Tags: Championship · Contracts · Georginio Wijnaldum · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Premier League

Matz Sels Passes Medical – Will Sign Five Year Deal Today

June 29th, 2016 · 17 Comments

Matz Sels passed his medical yesterday at Newcastle and has agreed terms on a five year deal according to Belgium outlet Sports Wereld. The deal could not be announced yesterday since there were still some details to work out,  but it’s expected Rafa Benitez’ first signing will be announced by Newcastle some time today. Matz […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Contracts · Matz Sels · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Is This Striker Newcastle’s Next Signing This Week?

June 28th, 2016 · 43 Comments

There are various reports that 25 year-old Dwight Gayle could be next through the door at Newcastle, following the signing of 24 year-old Gent goalkeeper Matz Sels, who had his medical at Newcastle on Tuesday. We are assuming there are no hitches and Sels will sign for Newcastle on Wednesday. If the reports on Gayle […]

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

Update On Andros Townsend – It’s Not Particularly Good

June 28th, 2016 · 62 Comments

There was news last night that Crystal Palace had activated Andros Townsend release clause in his contract for about £13M and that terms had even been agreed with the player. That report was in French daily L’Equipe, but both the Chronicle  and Sky Sports have today said Newcastle have yet to receive an official bid […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Championship · Contracts · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Three Newcastle Signings Expected This Week

June 28th, 2016 · 33 Comments

Matz Sels seems a strange signing for Rafa Benitez to make his first signing ever for Newcastle, but it would appear the club expects Tim Krul to move on this summer and most likely join Dutch manager Ronald Koeman at his new club, Everton. The Chronicle is reporting that Rafa has been the driving force behind the Sels […]

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