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Entries Tagged as 'Achraf Lazaar'

New Signing Gets Closer To Playing Regularly

October 4th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Achraf Lazaar has made just one appearance for Newcastle since joining us from Palermo in August, after he turned down an offer from Fiorentina to join them. The 16 times capped Moroccan International wanted to join Rafa Benitez at Newcastle and he was delighted to sign on at the famous Tyneside club. The 24 year-old  played […]

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New Signing Loves It At Newcastle – Here’s The Proof

September 14th, 2016 · 12 Comments

Newcastle signed left-back Achraf Lazaar from Palermo for around £3M late in the summer transfer window and when he eventually was unveiled as a Newcastle player he said that he had spoken with Rafa Benitez about the future – and after that he was (very) keen to join Newcastle United. So much sio that he […]

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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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Lazaar Turned Down Fiorentina After Talks With Benitez

August 30th, 2016 · 6 Comments

If you look at Rafa Benitez’ career in football management, he has been very successful and when you further consider he has been given free rein at Newcastle and will be backed by Mike Ashley and Lee Charnley with some big money it seems he has a good chance to make Newcastle successful again as […]

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Tags: Achraf Lazaar · Contracts · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

New Signing Achraf Lazaar Looks Very Good – Video

August 29th, 2016 · 13 Comments

Here’s some video of Achraf Lazaar over the last thee years and this lad looks very good and will be real competition to local lad Paul Dummett for the left-back spot at Newcastle. Another good signing by manager Rafa Benitez.

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