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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer News and Rumours'

Summer Transfer Breakthrough At Newcastle Is Imminent

June 28th, 2016 · 14 Comments

Last Thursday Rafa Benitez said that our first signing of the summer was very close, and once that was completed there would probably be as many as three other signings on the way. At the time local reports said the Newcastle manager was hoping to make the four signings within the week, but it’s now […]

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

Report That Townsend To Sign For Crystal Palace

June 27th, 2016 · 68 Comments

There’s a report in French daily L’Equipe that Crystal Palace have triggered the release clause in Andros Townsend’s Newcastle contract and they have also reached an agreement with the player on wages. If that’s true it will be a devastating blow to Rafa Benitez and Newcastle, who will be in the Championship next season and […]

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Tags: Andros Townsend · Contracts · Newcastle News · Premier League · Transfer News and Rumours

Newcastle Player Wants To Stay – Will Concentrate On Positives

June 27th, 2016 · 237 Comments

There has been news for the last couple of days that Everton and Tottenham Hotspur are interested in signing 22 year-old Newcastle forward Ayoze Perez, but as we wrote this morning we’d be very surprised if Rafa Benitez allows him to leave Newcastle this summer. But Ayoze has never shown any interest in leaving Newcastle […]

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Tags: Ayoze Perez · Championship · Contracts · Financials · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours

Surprise – Southampton To Beat Magpies To This Striker

June 27th, 2016 · 60 Comments

There’s a report today in Spanish newspaper Marco that Southampton are in advanced negotiations to sign 21 year-old Tenerife striker Nano (full name Alexander Mesa Travieso) for €3M, which is the release clause amount in his contract. Newcastle were expected to make a move for the youngster this summer, if only because Ayoze Perez was […]

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

These Are Eight Players Not In Rafa Benitez’ Future Plans

June 27th, 2016 · 6 Comments

The Newcastle players not involved with Internationals this summer will be returning for pre-season training this week and we expect a number of them not to be Newcastle players come September. Rafa will want to take a look at some of the players who were out on loan last season, such as Sammy Ameobi, Gael Bigirimana […]

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Tags: Coaching · Financial Fair Play · Financials · Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours