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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer Target'

Three Newcastle Signings Expected This Week

June 28th, 2016 · 33 Comments

Matz Sels seems a strange signing for Rafa Benitez to make his first signing ever for Newcastle, but it would appear the club expects Tim Krul to move on this summer and most likely join Dutch manager Ronald Koeman at his new club, Everton. The Chronicle is reporting that Rafa has been the driving force behind the Sels […]

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Benitez Springs A Surprise For First Newcastle Signing

June 28th, 2016 · 17 Comments

We had reported earlier today that Newcastle had been linked with 24 year-old Belgium U21 goalkeeper Matz Sels,  who plays at Gent and he was reported in the Belgium press as on his way to the north-east to sign either for Newcastle United or Middlesbrough. Since then things have really been moving fast and in fact […]

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Newcastle Linked With Belgium U21 Goalkeeper

June 28th, 2016 · 51 Comments

Newcastle have been linked with Belgium U21 goalkeeper Matz Sels in the Belgium press today and he plays for Gent in the Belgian Pro League. Just why Newcastle would be interested in another goalkeeper at the moment is a good question, but a report on today’s HLN.BE web-site says he’s on his way to the north-east to […]

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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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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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