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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer Target'

Rafa’s Next Incoming Transfer To Strengthen This Position

June 30th, 2016 · 52 Comments

Steven Taylor’s contract was not renewed this summer and it runs out today – so today is the last day for Steven Taylor at Newcastle after a 21 year association with his home town club. There are also doubts about whether Fabricio Coloccini will be at the club at the end of the summer transfer […]

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

Rafa Benitez Really Rates Striker Dwight Gayle

June 30th, 2016 · 21 Comments

Assuming he passes his medical, Newcastle should announce the signing of 25 year-old Crystal Palace striker Dwight Gayle for around £10M today and he will be the second signing in two days for Rafa Benitez. News today that Matt Richie is on his way to Newcastle this morning after Rafa made his first signing of the […]

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Matt Ritchie Is Traveling To Newcastle Today

June 30th, 2016 · 17 Comments

It could be three signings in three days or even three signings in two days with goalkeeper Matz Sels having been signed yesterday for around £5M from Gent and Crystal Palace striker Dwight Gayle already on Tyneside for his medical in a proposed £10M deal. Rafa called Sels yesterday, after the 24 year-old was unveiled […]

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Report – Townsend Still Keen To Stay At Newcastle

June 29th, 2016 · 25 Comments

Sportsmail’s Simon Jones has reported today that Newcastle winger Andros Townsend may not be leaving Newcastle after all and still wants to stay at Newcastle. But that news is in a throwaway line when Simon is discussing the imminent transfer of Palace striker Dwight Gayle to Newcastle, but it seems to have caused a Twitter […]

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Matt Ritchie Keen To Join Benitez And Newcastle In £12M Deal

June 29th, 2016 · 20 Comments

Newcastle are preparing to bid a high £12M for Bournemouth midfielder Matt Ritchie, who Manchester United were rumored to be interested in half way through last season as the Red Devils looked to increase their attacking options. Now it seems that Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez has zoned in on the impressive 26 year-old Scottish International and the Mirror […]

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