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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer News and Rumours'

Benitez Not Interested In Signing Former English Star

November 9th, 2016 · 38 Comments

Joey Barton and Rangers have agreed to terms where Barton will leave the Scottish club immediately after only joining them last summer on a two year contract at £1M per year.. So that didn’t work put too well for Joey, after he was involved in a massive dressing room argument with manger Mark Warburton and […]

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Tags: Free Agent · Joey Barton · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

How Transfers Were Controlled Before Rafa Arrived

November 9th, 2016 · 25 Comments

The Chronicle has an interesting piece out today on  the way transfers were partially controlled under Alan Pardew. Each position was controlled by the amount of total wages set for each of the individual positions and that wage figure couldn’t be exceeded. So we suppose that was based on keeping the total wages at the […]

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

£28M Striker Lined Up Last Summer If Newcastle Stayed Up

November 9th, 2016 · 3 Comments

The Chronicle are reporting today that Rafa Benitez and Lee Charnley had done some summer transfer planning last season, assuming we had stayed in the Premier League. And one of our top targets would have been for Sporting Lisbon striker Islam Slimani, who moved to Premier League Champions Leicester City in the summer for £28M. […]

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

Next Two Transfer Windows Are Key For Newcastle

November 9th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Rafa Benitez is said to be keen to add good players to his squad in January and in the summer transfer window in order that the Newcastle squad keeps improving. And that if we do get promoted this season then we can challenge near the top of the Premier League next season. That’s not too surprising with […]

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Tags: Financials · Newcastle News · Premier League · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Horgan Would Consider Offer From Massive Club Newcastle

November 8th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Dundalk winger Daryl Horgan is saying all the right things about the reported interest in him from a certain Newcastle United and he says he is happy where he is at the moment. He says there has been no offer from any club and therefore he is not going to say whether he cannot really […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target · World Cup 2018

Moussa Sissoko Talks About Former Club Newcastle

November 8th, 2016 · 8 Comments

It’s International break time again so we were expecting to hear again from Moussa Sissoko. Moussa is not having an easy time of it at Tottenham since he moved there for a massive fee on the last day of the transfer market, because he didn’t want to play in England’s second tier – not a […]

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Tags: International break · International News · Moussa Sissoko · Newcastle News · Transfer News and Rumours