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Entries Tagged as 'Recruitment'

Benitez To Move Very Quickly To Recruit These Types Of Players

May 29th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Rafa Benitez is in charge of Newcastle now, so we are likely to see some real rapid decision making and not the snail’s pace we have been used under the likes of Lee Charnley over the last two years or more. Rafa knows all about  Newcastle’s recent history under Ashley  and he is prepared to […]

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Newcastle Unlikely To Be Able To Sign Ross McCormack

May 29th, 2016 · 19 Comments

Fulham striker Ross McCormack has said it his ambition to play in the English Premier League, so that could make it difficult for Rafa Benitez to sign the 29 year-old Scottish striker this summer, a striker we have been linked with over the last couple of weeks. There are two major areas of the team […]

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Newcastle Linked With Creative Championship Star

May 27th, 2016 · 15 Comments

The Sun is reporting today that Rafa Benitez is interested in Derby County’s young star Will Hughes, and we were first linked with this talented midfielder three years ago when he was a young sensation playing for Derby. Will hardly played last season at all, because in the opening game of the season against Bolton, […]

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Rafa Benitez Keen On This Young England Midfielder

May 26th, 2016 · 100 Comments

Last summer Newcastle were interested in Leeds United’s 19 year-old Lewis Cook – and news today is that Rafa Benitez may be interested in bringing the player to St. James’ Park this summer. The youngster has only one year left ion his contract at Leeds, where he had another very good season and he has […]

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Pundit Not At All Shocked By Rafa Staying At Newcastle

May 26th, 2016 · 24 Comments

BBC pundit Mark Lawrenson knows all about Newcastle United, having been a coach at the club during Kevin Keegan’s first spell in charge at the club. So it’s not a shock to Mark that world-class manager Rafa Benitez has decided to stay on at Newcastle, even through Newcastle are now a second division side, following our self-inflicted […]

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