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Entries Tagged as 'Papiss Cisse'

English Strikers Too Expensive So This Man Stays At Newcastle

August 26th, 2015 · 143 Comments

It seems that Newcastle were not the only club interested in Wolves striker Benik Afobe who they signed from Arsenal for £2M last January, and it seems that Norwich City have already out in a £8M bid for the 22 year-old Englishman. That’s more than he’s worth and we though that if Newcastle could get Benik […]

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Tags: Papiss Cisse · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle Move In With Improved Second Bid For Striker

August 24th, 2015 · 112 Comments

There have been various reports over the last 24 hours that Wolves striker Benik Afobe is definitely on the radar screen of Newcastle United, and that Newcastle have lodged a second improved bid of £5M to try to sign the England U21 striker from Wolves. Afobe was signed by Wolves in January for about £2M […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle To Sign One More Top Player This Summer

August 23rd, 2015 · 14 Comments

Will Newcastle sign one more top player this summer is the question on most fans’ minds at the moment, and most feel that we still need defensive cover so that our weakness of the last three season is fixed once and for all. Yesterday’s defensive performance from Newcastle was little short of brilliant, but we still hope […]

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Tags: Aleksandar Mitrovic · Ayoze Perez · Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Will He Stay Or Will He Go?

August 10th, 2015 · 180 Comments

Head coach Steve McClaren had a long meeting before the game with owner Mike Ashley yesterday, and the owner was in his white shirt in the Directors box for the first game of the season, and thankfully Newcastle’s performance was a distinct improvement on the play earlier this year. We have to think the meeting […]

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Tags: Loan Moves · Management · Papiss Cisse · Premier League · Shane Ferguson · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle May Be Forced To Make Move For Striker

August 4th, 2015 · 25 Comments

If Newcastle’s plan is to bring in another striker and then get Papiss Cisse off the wage bill by selling him before September, then it’s unlikely to work to wait until the last minute in this transfer window to get Charlie Austin in from QPR for £2M or £3M less than the £15M the London […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target