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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer News and Rumours'

Rafa Positive On Transfer Breakthrough This Week

January 9th, 2017 · 9 Comments

There’s some good news being reported in the Shields Gazette this morning that Rafa Benitez is expecting a transfer breakthrough before the game at Brentford on Saturday, which will be another difficult game for us without the creativity of Jonjo Shelvey. Newcastle failed to win again for the third time in four games since Shelvey has […]

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Newcastle Close To Bidding For This English Winger

January 9th, 2017 · No Comments

We reported a couple of days ago that Newcastle were keen to bring in 22 year-old Nottingham Forest midfielder Ben Osborn to the club – and there have been more reports since then to suggest Newcastle are close to bidding for the player who could cost as much as £5M. The initial report was from […]

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Newcastle In Move For Fulham Attacking Midfielder Tom Cairney

January 9th, 2017 · 5 Comments

Th Mirror are reporting today that Newcastle are interested in signing 25 year-old Fulham attacking midfielder Tom Cairney. The report is that Rafa Benitez is keen to bring in the 6ft tall central midfielder who has been at Fulham since the summer of 2015. In that time he has played 67 games for the Craven Cottage […]

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Newcastle In Move For New Transfer Target

January 8th, 2017 · 98 Comments

The Sun is reporting today that Newcastle are looking to sign 20 year-old Virtus Entella full-back Cheick Keita. The report is that the player has been watched by a number of clubs already this season, with his form having been outstanding in the Italian second division. Cheick Keita – French-born 20 year-old left back

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Rafa – Squad Not Good Enough – Wants Two Everton Midfielders

January 7th, 2017 · 36 Comments

The Mirror is reporting on Sunday that Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez wants to raid Everton for two central midfielders to boost Newcastle’s promotion drive this season. Benitez has apparently told owner Mike Ashley he doesn’t think his squad is good enough to compete in the Premier League and it’s also not a given we will be promoted […]

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Newcastle Reported After 23 Year-Old Torino Striker

January 7th, 2017 · 52 Comments

Italian outlet Tuttosport are reporting today that 23 year-old Torino striker Josef Martinez could be ready to join Newcastle. The outlet is reporting that he is choosing between whether to join Newcastle or German club Hamburg. The 37 times capped Venezuelan International (9 goals) can play up front as an out-and-out striker or out on […]

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