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Entries Tagged as 'Recruitment'

Magpies Locked In Negotiations With Palace – Other Deals Possible

January 23rd, 2017 · 27 Comments

Rafa Benitez has said over the weekend he is hopeful of Newcastle getting a breakthrough in the transfer window and it seems our best chance of getting somebody through the door is Andros Townsend who would be a great signing for us – again. Crystal Palace and Sam Allardyce are warming to the thought of getting […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Rafa Benitez Expects First Signing This Coming Week

January 22nd, 2017 · 29 Comments

Rafa Benitez says he is hopeful Newcastle can get somebody through the door this week and before we play at Oxford United in the FA Cup 4th round next Saturday afternoon. But that’s all Rafa is saying – he’s hopeful of a signing and he’s expecting a signing – and that will at least break the […]

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Newcastle In £25M Bid For Two Top European Teenagers

January 22nd, 2017 · 3 Comments

There are various reports in Croatia that Newcastle have bid for two top youngsters – Filip Benkovic and Ante Coric. 19 year-old Filip Benkovic is a 6ft 4ins center-back who has played 45 times for Dynamo Zagreb with two goals and Ante Coric is a 19 year-old attacking midfielder who has played 105 times for […]

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Rafa’s Belief In This Player Will See Deal Done This Month

January 22nd, 2017 · 129 Comments

There’s news in the Chronicle and in the Croydon press today that it’s looking more and more like Andros Townsend will be returning to Newcastle this week on a loan deal. But it’s now looking more like a loan with an obligation to buy, after Andros has played a certain number of first team games for Newcastle. […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Poll · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours

Benitez’ Hint To Ashley – We Must Add To Squad This Month

January 21st, 2017 · 32 Comments

We are hoping that if Rafa Benitez needs to go out and buy Andros Townsend to get him in January, then owner Mike Ashley will support him in doing that, always knowing that fee is part of the overall transfer funds allocated by Ashley for this month and in the summer. That’s also true for […]

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Tags: Championship · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Allardyce Hints At Newcastle’s Problem To Sign Townsend

January 21st, 2017 · 16 Comments

There seems to be a problem about Newcastle being able to get Andros Townsend in this month although the Chronicle are reporting that optimism is growing within the club that may be possible. The problem is that Crystal Palace want money for Townsend this month, if they are to let him leave the club. So […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target