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Entries Tagged as 'Moussa Sissoko'

Newcastle Expecting Mammoth Bid For Moussa Sissoko

July 28th, 2016 · 26 Comments

The Telegraph are reporting today that Real Madrid are ready to bid for Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko, but will wait until Manchester United have signed a massive deal to get Paul Pogba to Old Trafford. Real Madrid had some interest in signing Pogba, but it looks like they will miss out and turn to the Newcastle […]

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Tags: Financials · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Transfer News and Rumours

These Clubs Lining Up And Already Negotiating For Sissoko

July 25th, 2016 · 72 Comments

Earlier today we reported on news in Italian publication Tuttosport and the say that European Champions Real Madrid are willing to pay €35M (about £30M) for Moussa Sissoko but that’s still £5M short of the Newcastle price for their star midfielder. Moussa Sissoko is due back at Newcastle next Monday, but we are hoping a […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financials · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Real Madrid Willing To Pay Big Money For Moussa Sissoko

July 25th, 2016 · 26 Comments

Italian outlet Tuttosport are reporting that Real Madrid are prepared to pay €35M for Newcastle’s Moussa Sissoko, but perhaps they have misread the price Newcastle have put on their midfield powerhouse – it’s £35M. With today’s exchange rate (1 euro=0.84 pounds ) €35M is about £29.4M so that’s about £5M below what Newcastle want for […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financials · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa Again Lays Down The Law For Wantaway Newcastle Players

July 25th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Newcastle had about five wantaway players at the start of the summer and now we have only three left. Moussa Sissoko, Andros Townsend, Gini Wijnaldum, Florian Thauvin and Daryl Janmaat all wanted to leave the club at the start of the summer – and even then we thought that Andros would come out and say […]

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Tags: Daryl Janmaat · Financials · Florian Thauvin · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Rafa Answers Question About Moussa Sissoko’s Future

July 24th, 2016 · 11 Comments

We have known since Rafa Benitez accepted the job long term at Newcastle in May that he didn’t have to sell any players from a financial viewpoint and Rafa was hoping to keep most of his top players at the club, unless some big offers came in and met Newcastle’s high valuations of those players. […]

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Tags: Coaching · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours