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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer News and Rumours'

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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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours

All Things Have Come Together For Me At Newcastle

May 26th, 2016 · 19 Comments

Rafa Benitez was appointed as the new Newcastle manager for at least three years yesterday and he gave a press conference at 7:00 pm last night and then gave a few more interviews and was able to cover a lot of information – including why he decided to stay at Newcastle – a second division […]

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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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Tags: Euro 2016 · Management · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Benitez To Get Huge Transfer Budget At Newcastle

May 25th, 2016 · 99 Comments

Rafa Benitez has agreed to remain as the Newcastle United manager and the news in the Telegraph today is that he will get a huge transfer budget in the summer and next January. That’s in order to be sure the famous Newcastle club get promoted straight back to the Premier League and then the real […]

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