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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer News and Rumours'

Newcastle After One Of Europe’s Top Young Center-Backs

October 15th, 2016 · 32 Comments

It’s no secret that Rafa Benitez and Lee Charnley have been planning for the upcoming January transfer window and also for the summer transfer market when we are hoping Newcastle have been promoted  back to the Premier League. News today that Newcastle are targeting 19 year-old 6ft 5ins Partizan Belgrade center-back Nikola Milenkovic, but as might be expected […]

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

Is This The Top Player Newcastle Are Scouting In Belgium?

October 12th, 2016 · 14 Comments

Newcastle seem to be doing a lot of scouting in Belgium this season and it’s a good question which players we are really after. Rafa Benitez has recently said they are already working on which players we may want to sign in January, but he and Lee Charnley are also looking forward over the next […]

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

Rafa Benitez Invites This Criticism From Fans

October 10th, 2016 · 1 Comment

One decent  measure of the confidence of a person – man or woman – is the way and the manner in which they react to criticism – and it seems like in today’s world of social media,  there’s plenty of instant criticism to go around. And Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez has had plenty of criticism in […]

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Tags: Coaching · Management · Newcastle News · Other News · Transfer News and Rumours

This Playmaker Likely To Join Newcastle In January As Rafa Seeks Quality

October 9th, 2016 · 24 Comments

Rafa Benitez brought in an amazing 12 players to the club over the summer transfer window – a full team plus one sub. So as the January transfer window approaches, the Chronicle are reporting today that Newcastle will be going after quality rather than quantity in the upcoming transfer window. Rafa will bring in maybe two […]

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

Rafa On Why He Brought In These Players This Summer

October 7th, 2016 · 42 Comments

It was refreshing in the summer when Rafa Benitez targeted a number of British players and he did that after learning as much as he could about the Championship, which is a very physical and a very tough league – one of the toughest leagues in the world. Rafa wanted players who were used to […]

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Tags: Coaching · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Squad · Transfer News and Rumours

The Fans Loved Me – Everyone Loved Me At Newcastle

October 7th, 2016 · 59 Comments

Andros Townsend has been doing the rounds today and he has given interviews in the Mirror and the Times. We have covered his interview in the Mirror where he says Rafa Benitez made him into a better player and he was sorry to leave Newcastle because  Rafa had been so fantastic with him on Tyneside. He also […]

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