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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer Target'

Sky Sports – Newcastle Agree £25M Fee For Wijnaldum

July 21st, 2016 · 14 Comments

The latest news this morning is that Sky Sports are reporting that Newcastle have agreed a fee of around £25M with Liverpool for Wijnaldum, after talks are said to have gone on into the small hours of today between the clubs. Newcastle played Wijnaldum last night for 11 minutes in the 2-2 draw at Doncaster […]

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Tags: Georginio Wijnaldum · Newcastle News · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Rafa Benitez Talks About Newcastle’s Transfers

July 21st, 2016 · No Comments

After the friendly game at the Keepmoat Stadium last night which ended in a 2-2 draw Rafa Benitez talked about transfers both into and out of Newcastle. The manager played two wantaway players Florian Thauvin and Gini Wijnaldum, who is reported to be close to joining Liverpool although he couldn’t say too much about the […]

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Rafa Benitez May Bring In Another Defender

July 20th, 2016 · 6 Comments

We have been linked with Derby County skipper Richard Keogh for over a year now and we are again being linked with the Irish International defender, who has experience in the Championship and ample leadership skills. Grant Hanley of Blackburn is currently on Tyneside taking his medical and we expect him to be announced tomorrow, but […]

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Grant Hanley Sighted On Tyneside For Medical – Picture

July 20th, 2016 · 19 Comments

Kieth Downie of Sky Sports has just tweeted this picture of Grant Hanley who seems to be leaving the Gateshead Hilton for his medical at Newcastle. It looks like we agreed a deal for £5.5M plus incentives with Blackburn – this lad can be a great signing for us. Rafa has now signed six players […]

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Rafa Benitez Makes Enquiry About Striker

July 20th, 2016 · 17 Comments

The Mail is reporting that Newcastle United have enquired about Manchester United striker James Wilson, who would appear to be going to Fulham for a season long loan this season, after spending last season at Brighton where he scored 5 goals in 25 appearances for Chris Hughton’s club. James Wilson – available on loan

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Tags: Loan Moves · Newcastle News · Pre-season · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target