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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer News and Rumours'

Unbelievable If Rafa Stays At Newcastle – He Could Really Do Something

May 18th, 2016 · 14 Comments

The unbelievable deal to get Rafa Benitez to stay at Newcastle United, even though we will be playing in the second division next season, moved closer yesterday with reports that Rafa and his staff are already working on transfer targets and that he has already committed to take the job verbally to Lee Charnley. Lee […]

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Spanish Report That Benitez’ First Signing To Be Daniel Agger

May 17th, 2016 · 27 Comments

Spanish newspaper Marca is reporting on Wednesday that Rafa  Benitez’ first signing at Newcastle could be his former center-back Daniel Aggar at Liverpool – who will become a free agent in the summer. Daniel left Liverpool two years ago for his former Danish club Brondby IF – and this time he’s played 34 times for them […]

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

Benitez Staff Already Talking To Agents About New Players

May 17th, 2016 · 11 Comments

George Caulkin of The Times has tweeted late tonight that things are starting to move quickly on Tyneside as transfer targets are being discussed between Rafa Benitez and Lee Charnley. It seems that Rafa’s staff are already beginning the task of talking to agents about players possibly arriving at Newcastle this summer. Rafa has a […]

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It May Be Difficult For Club To Meet These Rafa Requirements

May 16th, 2016 · 63 Comments

There was a hint of this yesterday in the  Chronicle, that Rafa Benitez would like to keep the majority of the current squad if he decides to manage the club next season in the Championship. And there may be some financial problems with being able to do that, since our revenues will be much lower next season in the […]

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Trying To Make Sense Of How To Overhaul The Newcastle Squad

May 16th, 2016 · 105 Comments

In trying to sort out and make some sense of how the Newcastle squad could be overhauled this summer and assuming it’s Rafa Benitez in charge – we have split players into one of five different categories. One thing Newcastle must do is to trim the wage bill for next season, and we can do that […]

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