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Entries Tagged as 'Yoan Gouffran'

Double Deal Proving Difficult For Newcastle

August 26th, 2016 · 43 Comments

One of the many problems Newcastle have to contend with when we make a very poor signing – is that it’s often difficult to move the player out, because we sign them on long contacts and give them huge wages at Newcastle. We saw that in the past with players like Xisco, who cost us £5.7M […]

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Tags: Emmanuel Riviere · Financials · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Yoan Gouffran

Our Man Of The Match Could Become A Star Very Quickly

August 22nd, 2016 · 10 Comments

We never fancied Dwight Gayle much when we saw him play for Crystal Palace – and when he was signed for £10M in the summer, we were certainly willing to give the lad a chance, but didn’t think he was a particularly good signing. All change – please. So maybe we were completely wrong – again […]

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Tags: Dwight Gayle · Man of the Match · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Yoan Gouffran

Forward Gets Offers – Likely To Stay At Newcastle

August 22nd, 2016 · 10 Comments

Rafa Benitez has said that Yoan Gouffran has received some offers to leave Newcastle, but that he is likely to stay on Tyneside and see out the final year of his four and a half year contract at Newcastle. For the second game in a row Yoan started on the wing at Bristol on Saturday […]

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Tags: Championship · Contracts · Management · Newcastle News · Yoan Gouffran

Benitez Hints Forgotten Man Can Still Help Newcastle

August 20th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Rafa Benitez didn’t have Yoan Gouffran in the 18 man squads for the first two games of the season, which ended in two defeats. But on Wednesday night the Frenchman, who has been frustrated these last couple of years playing very few games for us, started the game against Reading on the wing and he […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours · Yoan Gouffran

Rafa Benitez Pours Praise On Unlikely Player

August 18th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Rafa Benitez has tonight praised the professionalism of Yoan Gouffran, who works hard every day in training and tonight he ran his socks off for the Newcastle cause, even though he knows he could be leaving Newcastle United before the end of this month. Yoan was a surprise starter on the wing and he was […]

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Tags: Championship · Contracts · Interview · Newcastle News · Poll · Press · Press Conference · Yoan Gouffran