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Will Rafa Now Try To Get This Prolific Goalscorer to Newcastle?

July 22nd, 2016 · 12 Comments

The Mirror is reporting tonight that Norwich, Newcastle and Aston Villa, the three relegated sides from the Premier League last season, all want to sign Fulham striker Ross McCormack. The Scottish striker has scored 42 goals in 100 appearances since joining them from Leeds United two years ago. Ross McCormack – next Newcastle arrival?

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

Wijnaldum Gone – Still One To Go

July 22nd, 2016 · 16 Comments

Gini Wijnaldum has been signed by Liverpool FC with the club announcing it on the web-site  earlier tonight. Gini has been in  Liverpool today passing his medical today and agreeing terms as Newcastle have confirmed his move to Liverpool for an undisclosed fee, but the fee is thought to be around £25M. Gini Wijnaldum – gone

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Tags: Financials · Georginio Wijnaldum · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Has Rafa Made An Approach For This England U-21 Midfielder?

July 22nd, 2016 · 84 Comments

With Gini Wijnaldum almost certainly leaving Newcastle and Moussa Sissoko likely to follow in short order, Newcastle will need to bring in a couple of good attacking midfielders to replace them for this season. A good candidate could be Spurs’ Alex Pritchard and we have already been linked with a move for the midfielder this summer and there’s […]

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

These Players Wouldn’t Be Very Useful To Rafa Benitez

July 22nd, 2016 · 13 Comments

There is news today that Liverpool may offer Newcastle a player or players on loan for the coming season, as part of the overall deal to sign Gini Wijnaldum for around £25M. But what good would a loan player be to Newcastle this season, unless he was a top player who we would play as […]

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Tags: Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle On Way To Recouping £80M Spent Last Season

July 22nd, 2016 · 66 Comments

Given the deal with Liverpool for Gini Wijnaldum goes though today as planned, Newcastle will have recouped an amazing £48M in the transfer market so far, with the transfers of four players –  Remy Cabella (£7.5M), Andros Townsend (£13M), Papiss Cisse (£2.5M) and Gini (£25M). Newcastle spent £80M in the transfer market last season, but a lot […]

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Tags: Financial Fair Play · Financials · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target