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Entries Tagged as 'Moussa Sissoko'

Benitez Gets Tough With Top Players’ Agents

June 29th, 2016 · 8 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

Rafa Benitez A Role Model And Example To His Players

June 27th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Rafa Benitez shocked Alan Shearer in May when the Spanish manager decided to stay on at Newcastle and manage in the second division of England, after he was manager of Real Madrid – one of the iconic clubs in world football – less than a year ago. Alan didn’t think a manager of such esteem […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Georginio Wijnaldum · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Moussa Sissoko Gets Personal In Long Le Figaro Interview

June 23rd, 2016 · 19 Comments

Moussa Sissoko can come across in interviews as annoying to Newcastle fans, since he always talks about wanting to play for a Champions League club and if he continues to play well for France in the Euro 2016 tournament, then maybe he will get his wish this summer. But that will take anywhere from £15M […]

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Benitez Could Struggle To Keep His Best Players At Newcastle

June 21st, 2016 · 44 Comments

With news last night that both Liverpool and Manchester City are interested in activating Andros Townsend’s release clause of around £13M in his contract, it could be that Rafa Benitez will have some difficulty in keeping his best players at Newcastle in the Championship next season. Players likely to push for a move are Moussa […]

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Tags: Championship · Coaching · Georginio Wijnaldum · Loan Moves · Management · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Fans Entertain On Twitter After Good Sissoko Performance

June 20th, 2016 · 26 Comments

Newcastle fans know very well that Moussa Sissoko is at times inconsistent, but when he wants to he can turn up at a game and look good – sometimes very good. One such example was out final game of the season against Tottenham and in the final 20 minutes when we were down to 10 men he […]

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