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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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Benitez Could Be Interested In This Real Madrid Defender

May 26th, 2016 · 52 Comments

Rafa Benitez will scour the free agent market this summer for some signings he can make at Newcastle – and we already know that his former center-back at Liverpool, 31 year-old Daniel Agger is available this summer after seeing out his two year contract at Brondby, after he left Liverpool two years ago. Another one […]

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Rafa Going All Out To Close His First Ever Signing For Newcastle

May 25th, 2016 · 94 Comments

After Rafa Benitez was introduced last night as the new manager at Newcastle for the next three years (at least),  there is news tonight that Rafa wants to bring in Fulham’s prolific Scottish striker Ross McCormack for £12M – which is the release amount in his contract. One difficulty Newcastle had over the last two […]

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