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Entries Tagged as 'Yoan Gouffran'

It Doesn’t Look Good For This Newcastle Player

April 13th, 2017 · 22 Comments

Christian Atsu has been unable to nail down a starting position at Newcastle although the winger has had more playing time this season than he has since joining Chelsea from Porto in the summer of 2013. The 42 times capped Ghanaian International (9 goals) has appeared 25 times for Newcastle with three goals during his […]

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Tags: Championship · Christian Atsu · Contracts · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Poll · Yoan Gouffran

An Example Of How Rafa Gets The Best Out Of Players

March 16th, 2017 · 28 Comments

Yoan Gouffran has given an interview with nufcTV and he talks about the conversations he had with Rafa Benitez last summer when Rafa told him he could find him a new club if that’s what he wanted. But Rafa also told Yoan he was happy with him if he wanted so stay – presumably because of […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · nufcTV · Yoan Gouffran

Newcastle Could Make These Two Signings Before July

February 23rd, 2017 · 3 Comments

If Newcastle get promoted this season and back to the Premier League then it seems extremely likely that Rafa Benitez will once again make some big changes to his squad in order to make it Premier League ready. Mike Ashley will make some big money available to the Spanish manager so that he can do […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financials · Newcastle News · Vurnon Anita · Yoan Gouffran

It Was A Tough First Half – But Newcastle Back On Top

February 20th, 2017 · 6 Comments

Newcastle did tonight what good teams do and when the lads were nowhere near their best in the first half, they hung in there and even went ahead after 42 minutes against the run of play through Yoan Gouffran. It was the Frenchman’s 7th goal of the season and another important goal for Newcastle. Sign […]

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Tags: Championship · Match Reports · Newcastle News · Poll · Yoan Gouffran

It Will Be A Shock If These Two Stalwarts Are Released This Summer

February 10th, 2017 · 5 Comments

We had assumed that both Yoan Gouffran and Vurnon Anita would be given new deals this summer if Newcastle are back in the Premier League. There are a number of reasons for thinking that. One is that both players have played very well for us this season and they have good experience in the Premier League too. Yoan […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financials · Newcastle News · Premier League · Vurnon Anita · Yoan Gouffran

Rafa Gives Hint He Will Sign These Two Players

December 25th, 2016 · 52 Comments

Vurnon Anita and Yoan Gouffran were expected to be largely on the periphery of the Newcastle side this season, but they have both been starters for Newcastle with both lads having their best seasons ever on Tyneside. Yoan Gouffran was expected to leave in the summer, but he seems to have forged a good working relationship […]

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Tags: Contracts · Financials · Newcastle News · Vurnon Anita · Yoan Gouffran