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Entries Tagged as 'Recruitment'

African Cup Of Nations Motivates Benitez To Buy

December 9th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Rafa Benitez has talked to the local press about what is likely to be some activity in the January transfer market although exactly how many players he is thinking of bringing in is still not clear. Rafa says there are certain positions he wants to strengthen next month, but he also knows he will lose […]

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Tags: African Cup Of Nations · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

These Two Defenders Would Be Excellent Acquisitions

December 8th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Two very good defenders Newcastle have been linked with over the last few months are 19 year-old Partisan Belgrade center-back Nikola Milenkovic and 23 year-old Leeds United left back Charlie Taylor. Newcastle were interested in Taylor back in the summer, but would not meet the asking price of £7M for the defender and neither would Liverpool, who […]

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Why Big Money Will Be Available For Rafa Next Month

December 7th, 2016 · 177 Comments

The reporting in the local press has been that Rafa Benitez will have some significant money to spend in the January transfer window and he can spend it  as long as good players are available to bring into the squad. They will be players who can both help us gain promotion this season, which still has […]

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

TheseTwo Creative Midfielders Are Wanted By Newcastle

December 7th, 2016 · 20 Comments

We reported a couple of days ago about an A Bola report in Portugal that Newcastle United were after box-to-box Porto midfielder Hector Herrera, but it was unclear whether it was for a summer move or a move next month. There have been reports since that Rafa wants him for the January transfer window, but there […]

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Why Rafa Benitez May Never Sign This Talented Striker

December 7th, 2016 · 5 Comments

West Brom’s Saido Berahino was a huge Newcastle target last January, when we seemed to be willing to pay ridiculous money for the England U21 International. But last season 23 year-old Saido did not have a good season, even before Newcastle went after him and by his own admission this year has been a big struggle […]

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Newcastle Want Rangers Midfielder In January

December 6th, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Scottish Sun is reporting that Newcastle are after Josh Windass, the 22 year-old Rangers midfielder and the report is the Tyneside club want him in January. This is the first time we have ever been linked with Windass. Windass only joined Rangers from Accrington Stanley in July on a four year contract along with […]

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