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Entries Tagged as 'Florian Thauvin'

Florian Thauvin Strangled In Traumatic Robbery Attempt

November 15th, 2016 · 17 Comments

Bad news  being reported today in the French newspaper La Provence that Newcastle’s on-loan winger at Marseille, Florian Thauvin, was strangled in a violent assault yesterday after thieves on motor bikes crashed into his car. The report is that two men on motorbikes attacked him after they got him out of his car and he […]

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Newcastle Finalize First Transfer Deal – Player Sold

November 4th, 2016 · 7 Comments

La Provence are reporting today that Marseille have exercised an option to trigger the permanent signing of Florian Thauvin from Newcastle United. In fact, the loan deal contained an obligation to buy which means that after Florian played a certain number of games the automatic permanent transfer of the player would be activated. The transfer fee […]

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Permanent Transfer Fast Approaching For Newcastle Player

October 18th, 2016 · 7 Comments

Newcastle signed Florian Thauvin for around £13M in the summer of last year from Marseille and it was a disastrous signing by Chief Scout Graham Carr. It came one year after another French player of similar build and similar playing style – Remy Cabella – had failed miserably in his first season on Tyneside. So […]

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Tags: Florian Thauvin · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Two Midfielders Close To Leaving Newcastle – One Deal Agreed

August 4th, 2016 · 46 Comments

The pace could well be picking up for Marseille to make an offer for Newcastle midfielder Henri Saivet,  who has hardly had a look-in since he arrived from Bordeaux in January for £5M. Henri was brought in along with fellow central midfielder Jonjo Shelvey from Swansea, but both struggled to make an impact at Newcastle and […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financials · Florian Thauvin · Henri Saivet · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Two Newcastle Players Could Move To Marseille

August 3rd, 2016 · 93 Comments

According to local Marseille newspaper La Provence, the French club may be interested in signing Newcastle central midfielder Henri Saivet this summer to strengthen their midfield. Newcastle are already considering a bid from Marseille for 23 year-old winger Florian Thauvin,  which is a loan deal with a clause to buy the player after Florian plays […]

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Tags: Florian Thauvin · Henri Saivet · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Expected To Turn Down Latest Offer For Star

August 2nd, 2016 · 20 Comments

We had a feeling that Florian Thauvin wanted a move only to Marseille and we wrote an article on that last Friday. It wasn’t based on rocket science, but rather that Florian had such a nightmare time of it at Newcastle for six months in a different new country with a different language and different […]

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Tags: Financials · Florian Thauvin · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours