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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer News and Rumours'

Newcastle Expecting Mammoth Bid For Moussa Sissoko

July 28th, 2016 · 26 Comments

The Telegraph are reporting today that Real Madrid are ready to bid for Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko, but will wait until Manchester United have signed a massive deal to get Paul Pogba to Old Trafford. Real Madrid had some interest in signing Pogba, but it looks like they will miss out and turn to the Newcastle […]

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Tags: Financials · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Transfer News and Rumours

Rafa Still Wants Four Or Five Players Brought In This Summer

July 27th, 2016 · 75 Comments

Southend United manager Phil Brown has kind of spilled the beans a little bit when he was interviewed in the Journal today and said that Rafa Benitez told him he still wants four or five players brought in this summer. That probably means Rafa still sees a number of players leaving Newcastle before September rolls around. And Rafa […]

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

This New Youngster Already Thriving Under Rafa Benitez

July 27th, 2016 · 30 Comments

One of our best players in this preseason seems to be new boy 21 year-old holding midfielder Isaac Hayden, who was brought in from Arsenal for a low £2.5M. Issac immediately impressed in his early interviews as someone who had no doubt he wanted to come to  Tyneside and that he wanted to play for […]

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Tags: Isaac Hayden · Newcastle News · Newcastle Youth · Transfer News and Rumours

Report – Another High Profile Player To Leave Newcastle

July 27th, 2016 · 52 Comments

Corriere Dello Sport in Italy are reporting today that Florian Thauvin will move to Lazio on loan for next season, and that will happen once Antonio Candreva’s transfer is completed. They report the loan contract will include a loan fee of  €2M  and there will be an option to buy – and we also assume […]

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Tags: Contracts · Florian Thauvin · Newcastle News · Other News · Pre-season · Transfer News and Rumours

Are These Two Of The Players Rafa Is Close To Signing?

July 27th, 2016 · 17 Comments

After the game last night Rafa Benitez was asked the status of any new players potentially coming into the club and he said we were close on a few transfers. Newcastle need at least a playmaker, a striker and a defender brought in and hopefully we will be able to get two of these players […]

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