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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer Target'

Allardyce Hints At Newcastle’s Problem To Sign Townsend

January 21st, 2017 · 16 Comments

There seems to be a problem about Newcastle being able to get Andros Townsend in this month although the Chronicle are reporting that optimism is growing within the club that may be possible. The problem is that Crystal Palace want money for Townsend this month, if they are to let him leave the club. So […]

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This Transfer Target Flattered By Newcastle’s Interest

January 20th, 2017 · 14 Comments

Tom Ince says it’s nice when other clubs show an interest in you in the January transfer window,  with Newcastle being heavily linked with the Derby County star but manager Steve McClaren adamant he is going nowhere this month. If Newcastle do get promoted this season it could be that Rafa could go after Ince in the summer, […]

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Newcastle Make Formal Approach For Former Winger

January 20th, 2017 · 8 Comments

There’s a report in the Northern Echo today that Newcastle have made a formal approach to Crystal Palace about taking their former winger Andros Townsend back to Newcastle. The loan is for the rest of the season, with an option to buy Townsend in the summer. Signing Andros permanently would depend on whether he can […]

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Newcastle Linked With Impressive New Transfer Target

January 19th, 2017 · 76 Comments

GOAL are reporting today that Newcastle United are interested in 25 year-old Brazilian winger Jonathan Cafu, who currently plays for Bulgarian club Ludogorets. The report is that Rafa Benitez is interested in the right winger who moved to Bulgaria from South America in the summer of 2015 for €2.2M. Since then he has played 53 games […]

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This Could Scupper Townsend’s Move To Newcastle

January 19th, 2017 · 10 Comments

The Mirror are reporting today that Crystal Palace are willing to sell Andros Townsend, but that Newcastle are only willing to do a loan deal for the 25 year-old former winger. And that could cause some big problems with presumably Palace wanting money up front that they can then spend in this month’s transfer market. Rafa […]

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Newcastle Reported Close To Two Good Signings

January 19th, 2017 · 60 Comments

The Express are reporting today that Newcastle are close to two new signings, but we wonder if this is old news form Rafa’s press conference on Tuesday? Newcastle won their first game in the FA Cup for five years last night at St. James’ Park against Birmingham, with a good 3-1 win with Rafa being bold […]

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