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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer Target'

English Strikers Too Expensive So This Man Stays At Newcastle

August 26th, 2015 · 143 Comments

It seems that Newcastle were not the only club interested in Wolves striker Benik Afobe who they signed from Arsenal for £2M last January, and it seems that Norwich City have already out in a £8M bid for the 22 year-old Englishman. That’s more than he’s worth and we though that if Newcastle could get Benik […]

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Tags: Papiss Cisse · Recruitment · Scouting Network · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

Newcastle Move In With Improved Second Bid For Striker

August 24th, 2015 · 112 Comments

There have been various reports over the last 24 hours that Wolves striker Benik Afobe is definitely on the radar screen of Newcastle United, and that Newcastle have lodged a second improved bid of £5M to try to sign the England U21 striker from Wolves. Afobe was signed by Wolves in January for about £2M […]

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Tags: Newcastle News · Papiss Cisse · Recruitment · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target

McClaren On Transfer Activity – Let’s Keep Quiet

August 24th, 2015 · 19 Comments

At Steve McClaren’s press conference today for the League Cup tie against Northampton Town tomorrow night, he was asked at one point if he was expecting new arrivals or new departures from the clu over the next week. The transfer window slams shut next Tuesday night at 6:00pm and there are reports we are after […]

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

97% Of Fans Still Want Reinforcements In This Area

August 24th, 2015 · 13 Comments

It was a terrific defensive performance by Newcastle on Saturday at Old Trafford to get a 0-0 draw,  and a good point, but we launched our poll yesterday after the game, and a massive majority of fans still want another defender brought in before the transfer window closes a week tomorrow. Steve McClaren towards the […]

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Newcastle Could Sign Two Players Before Window Closes

August 24th, 2015 · 8 Comments

The Sunday Times reported yesterday that it was Aston Villa and Newcastle who were the two Premier League clubs who were interested in Monaco center-back Aymen Abdennour, and with 9 days to go before the end of the summer transfer window, we could still see Newcastle bring in maybe two players. Even though Newcastle played […]

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McClaren Reveals The Best Signing At Newcastle This Summer

August 23rd, 2015 · 43 Comments

We’ve always said that the best coaches get the very best out of the players they have available, and they do it in different ways – but it’s all about having good man-management skills – and getting the players to place their trust in you. Steve McClaren seems to have those skills in abundance and […]

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