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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer Target'

Report – Newcastle To Do Permanent Deal For Townsend Today

January 31st, 2017 · 8 Comments

We had mentioned yesterday that if Newcastle don’t want to pay £15M for Andros Townsend because they would need to pay a £2M loan fee and then a £13M transfer fee to close the deal in the summer  – why don’t Newcastle just do a transfer deal this month and save on the loan fee. […]

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Report – Newcastle Still Want To Sign James McCarthy Today

January 31st, 2017 · 88 Comments

Freelance Sports Broadcaster Alan Irwin, who reports mainly for Sky Sports News is at the Everton training camp today and he is reporting in the Star that Newcastle United are still interested in getting James McCarthy in today. But the deal is £20M, with Everton unlikely to budge at all on the price for the […]

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Newcastle More Confident Of Getting Townsend Deal Done

January 31st, 2017 · 8 Comments

There’s a report in the Chronicle today that Newcastle were working late into the night last night to try to get the deal done for Andros Townsend with news in the Mail yesterday that Rafa Benitez was getting  a little tired of no  action from the Newcastle hierarchy. There’s news in national papers today that Newcastle […]

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Strange Report Of Newcastle’s Late Bid For Forward

January 31st, 2017 · 61 Comments

L’Equipe are reporting today Newcastle are now trying to make a last minute move for Angers winger Nicolas Pepe – there was a similar report in the same publication last Wednesday. The asking price is €10M (£8.5M) for the 21 year-old and Newcastle are reported ready to pay that fee to get the Ivory Coast […]

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Newcastle Still Thinking Small – Refuse To See Big Picture

January 31st, 2017 · 12 Comments

There after now just over 15 hours of the transfer market to go and Newcastle still have to make their first breakthrough this month: we haven’t signed anybody – not even development players. It looks like the best we can do today is to sign Andros Townsend from Crystal Palace and according to a number […]

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Report – Rafa Gets Tough – Demands Newcastle Sign Townsend

January 30th, 2017 · 236 Comments

The Mail is reporting tonight  that Rafa Benitez is demanding the Newcastle hierarchy pay the full £15M Crystal Palace want to have Andros on loan at Newcastle for the rest of the season. The loan fee is £2M – and the £13M transfer fee is what it will take to seal the permanent transfer in […]

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