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Entries Tagged as 'Moussa Sissoko'

Why Rafa May Yet Decide To Sell Sissoko and Wijnaldum

July 5th, 2016 · 13 Comments

If players like Moussa Sissoko and Gini Wijnaldum whine on about wanting to leave Newcastle this summer, it may be best to sell them – but only at a very good price – and then let Rafa bring in some good players to replace them. After all they were not good when Newcastle were struggling […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Georginio Wijnaldum · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Benitez Reiterates Stance On Newcastle’s Top Players

July 4th, 2016 · 15 Comments

With news tonight that Rafa Benitez is after 22 year-old Spanish U21 full-back Jonny Otto, Rafa has reiterated Newcastle’s stance with top stars – including those who want to leave the club. Rafa has told Sky Sports that Newcastle do not have any pressure on them to sell any more players as the world-class Spanish […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Georginio Wijnaldum · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Benitez Gets Tough With Top Players’ Agents

June 29th, 2016 · 9 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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Tags: Coaching · Management · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Other News