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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer Target'

Benitez Weighing Up Move For Championship Defender

June 25th, 2016 · 7 Comments

We had reported yesterday that Newcastle were interested in signing 24 year-old Blackburn Rovers’ center-back Grant Hanley – and it could well be Grant is one of the four players manager Rafa Benitez hopes to sign in the next week, with the first signing supposedly taking place this weekend at some point. The other big […]

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Newcastle To Sign Four Players In 7 Days – First One Imminent

June 24th, 2016 · 16 Comments

The Shields Gazette is reporting that Rafa Benitez expects his first Newcastle United signing in the next 48 hours, and there’s likely to be three more signings in the next week. Things are starting to quicken up on the transfer front as Rafa wants the new players to have a full pre-season and indeed it […]

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Newcastle Are Favorites To Sign Scottish International Defender

June 23rd, 2016 · 73 Comments

The Sun is reporting that Newcastle are now the favorites to sign 24 year-old Scottish International defender Grant Hanley. Grant has been at Blackburn Rovers since 2008 when he signed on from Rangers as a 16 year-old – and the center-back has now played 200 times for Rovers with 9 goals. Grant Hanley – Blackburn center-back

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Are Newcastle’s Four Signings Some Of These Eight Players?

June 23rd, 2016 · 19 Comments

Some good news this morning from Rafa Benitez that Newcastle are close to making four signings – and the deals are basically done but loose ends need to be tied up. So given that, we wonder who the four new players could be and whether Rafa will be making any loan deals for next season? […]

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Rafa – We Have Three Or Four Signings Ready To Close

June 23rd, 2016 · 12 Comments

There was some good news today from Rafa Benitez and while he says it’s been difficult with the Euros going on to get players through the door,  Newcastle are close to signing three or four players. With the pre-season training starting next Tuesday, then if we close say four deals for players coming in over the […]

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