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Entries Tagged as 'Recruitment'

It’s A Shock But This Man Is Now Important At Newcastle

February 19th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Given how inept Lee Charnley has been over the last three years he has over this last year inadvertently become a key person at Newcastle. Lee could become very  important in keeping Rafa Benitez at the club and it’s obvious Rafa likes him and they share the same ideas of where to take the club. Lee […]

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Massive Changes Planned At Newcastle – Could Dwarf Last Summer

February 19th, 2017 · 8 Comments

Rafa Benitez competed the biggest overhaul of the Newcastle squad that had been accomplished in many years last summer, and the overhaul this summer if we are promoted could dwarf that one. It will be important for Rafa that Newcastle do well back in the Premier League next season and he will want to bring in […]

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Rafa Admits Obvious Difficulties In Summer Transfer Plans

February 18th, 2017 · 46 Comments

Whether Newcastle are promoted back to the Premier League this season will decide which players the club will go after this summer in the transfer window. There are multiple reasons for that – a number of top players we may be after if we are a Premier League would not come to the club if […]

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Newcastle Lining Up Top Young England Striker For The Summer

February 18th, 2017 · 30 Comments

There’s a report in the Mail today that Newcastle are lining up 19 year-old Chelsea striker Dominic Solanke, who has played for all the England Youth sides and 3 times for the England U21 side, even though he doesn’t turn 20 until September. His contract at Chelsea runs out at the end of June and it […]

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Brazilian Playmaker Confirms Newcastle Interest

February 16th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Brazilian midfielder Gabriel Appelt Pires (Gabriel) joined Spanish club Leganes from Juventus last August, having spent the previous season on loan there. And we had a number of reports in late January that Newcastle had approached his club inquiring about a potential transfer of the player. The news we reported was that Newcastle had made […]

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Newcastle Favored To Sign French Playmaker

February 15th, 2017 · 30 Comments

Newcastle are interested in 22 year-old French U21 International creative midfielder Wylan Cyprien, who joined Nice from Lens only last summer. The midfielder has played for all the French youth sides and if Newcastle are promoted back to the Premier League this season then it looks likely he will become a target of manager Rafa Benitez. Sunderland […]

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