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This Could Be Newcastle’s Best Team Against Brighton

August 26th, 2016 · 22 Comments

Dwight Gayle, Aleksandar Mitrovic and Rolando Aarons are unfit or cannot play tomorrow and wantaway Moussa Sissoko is not being considered and is not in the squad. So one challenge for Newcastle tomorrow is who will score the goals for us against Brighton. Ayoze Perez should start tomorrow

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Tags: Championship · Match Preview · Newcastle News · Other News

Rafa Hints He Will Keep This Midfielder At Newcastle

August 26th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Now that Rolando Aarons has been injured, it would seem sensible to keep Yoan Gouffran at Newcastle for the final year of his four and a half year contract since he seems to be returning to some kind of form under Rafa Benitez. Rafa has talked about Yoan’s good form and his professionalism for a while now – and […]

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Tags: Interview · Newcastle News · Other News · Poll · Yoan Gouffran

Christian Atsu Newcastle Loan Deal May Be Close

August 26th, 2016 · 105 Comments

Sky Sports reported yesterday that Newcastle were keen on Chelsea’s 24 year-old Ghanaian winger Christian Atsu, and that Newcastle want to take him on loan for the season. Sky Sports Keith Downie tweeted that Newcastle have inquired about the winger, but that Newcastle also had a number of other targets. 24 year-old Ghanaian winger Christian […]

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

Midfielder Becomes 15th Player To Leave Newcastle

August 26th, 2016 · 20 Comments

Coventry have signed 22 year-old Newcastle midfielder Gael Bigirimana today on a one-year deal, after Gael was on loan to the Sky Blues earlier this year. So Gael returns to the club he left four years ago to sign on at Newcastle for a £1M fee, when really big things were expected of him at that […]

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Tags: Financials · Gael Bigirimana · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Close To A Vital Transfer Breakthrough

August 26th, 2016 · 18 Comments

Newcastle have been linked with Palermo left-back Achraf Lazaar for at least a week now and it looks like he’s now set to become a Newcastle player with reports from Italy that a deal is very close to being agreed at only £3M – with the player in the last year of his contract at […]

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