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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Entries Tagged as 'Recruitment'

Newcastle Now Linked With Irish Striker

July 23rd, 2016 · 11 Comments

The Irish Sun is reporting today that both Newcastle United and Fulham are considering a move for Ipswich Town and Republic of Ireland striker Daryl Murphy, but at 33 years old we would be very surprised if Newcastle are after Murphy. Newcastle need to bring in a striker to replace Papiss Cisse who left to […]

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Rafa’s Clearout At Newcastle Is Far From Over

July 23rd, 2016 · 11 Comments

Rafa Benitez is transforming the Newcastle squad this summer and players are leaving the club who are simply not good enough for the Magpies. Since the summer Newcastle have seen Sylvain Marveaux, Gabby Obertan, Steven Taylor, Fabricio Coloccini, Remy Cabella and Papiss Cisse all leave the club and a number of those players should have left Newcastle […]

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Will Rafa Now Try To Get This Prolific Goalscorer to Newcastle?

July 22nd, 2016 · 12 Comments

The Mirror is reporting tonight that Norwich, Newcastle and Aston Villa, the three relegated sides from the Premier League last season, all want to sign Fulham striker Ross McCormack. The Scottish striker has scored 42 goals in 100 appearances since joining them from Leeds United two years ago. Ross McCormack – next Newcastle arrival?

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Has Rafa Made An Approach For This England U-21 Midfielder?

July 22nd, 2016 · 84 Comments

With Gini Wijnaldum almost certainly leaving Newcastle and Moussa Sissoko likely to follow in short order, Newcastle will need to bring in a couple of good attacking midfielders to replace them for this season. A good candidate could be Spurs’ Alex Pritchard and we have already been linked with a move for the midfielder this summer and there’s […]

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Newcastle On Way To Recouping £80M Spent Last Season

July 22nd, 2016 · 66 Comments

Given the deal with Liverpool for Gini Wijnaldum goes though today as planned, Newcastle will have recouped an amazing £48M in the transfer market so far, with the transfers of four players –  Remy Cabella (£7.5M), Andros Townsend (£13M), Papiss Cisse (£2.5M) and Gini (£25M). Newcastle spent £80M in the transfer market last season, but a lot […]

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