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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer Target'

Newcastle After Mexican International Box-To-Box Midfielder

December 4th, 2016 · 28 Comments

There is a report in the Portuguese media outlet A Bola that Newcastle United scouts were again watching Porto last night. Porto won  1-0 over SC Braga although it hasn’t been clear which player or players Newcastle have been watching – but obviously Rafa is having his scouts watch a specific Porto player. Newcastle have been […]

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Newcastle Striker Will Not Leave For Struggling Premier League Club

December 3rd, 2016 · 29 Comments

Two Premier League clubs who are struggling near the bottom of the league, West Ham and Crystal Place are said to want Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic in the January transfer window. The  exclusive report is in the Express and apparently the clubs have been alerted because Mitro is no longer a starter at Newcastle – but there […]

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Alan Shearer Takes A Swipe At That Awful Referee

December 2nd, 2016 · 33 Comments

We just watched the game again when we were shockingly beaten 2-1 at the City Gerund by Nottingham Forest and the referee was simply embarrassing in the many mistakes he made tonight – and most of them were dead against Newcastle. When you award two dodgy penalties in the first half and send off two […]

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Two Players For January – But They Will Not Come Cheap

December 2nd, 2016 · 60 Comments

When you look at some of the potential weaknesses of Newcastle’s current side there are  two areas that stand out. One is the lack of creativity and flair in central midfield and the other is we don’t take all of our chances and that’s led to the loss of points in the Championship and specifically on Tuesday night […]

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Newcastle Can Beat Premier League Club To This Top Target

December 1st, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Guardian reported yesterday that West Ham are preparing a January bid of £25M for 24 year-old Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson – a player we have been linked strongly with these last couple of weeks. It would be an understatement to say that Italian International striker Simeone Zaza has been a bust on loan at the […]

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Newcastle Continue To Track Creative Young Midfielder

December 1st, 2016 · 3 Comments

One area of the Newcastle team where we need to strengthen is in central midfield and if you take Jonjo Shelvey out of the team, then we don’t seem to have many creative players who can replace him. If Jonjo does not win his appeal against the FA misconduct charge in about three weeks time, he […]

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