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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer Target'

These Four Players Could Soon Be Joining Newcastle

August 27th, 2016 · 12 Comments

Newcastle are closing in on the signings of two players today – Palermo left-back Achraf Lazaar and Chelsea right winger Christian Atsu. In yesterday’s press conference for the game against Brighton today, some of those names were brought up to Rafa Benitez, but of course he didn’t take the bait and refused to talk about specific […]

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Christian Atsu Newcastle Loan Deal May Be Close

August 26th, 2016 · 105 Comments

Sky Sports reported yesterday that Newcastle were keen on Chelsea’s 24 year-old Ghanaian winger Christian Atsu, and that Newcastle want to take him on loan for the season. Sky Sports Keith Downie tweeted that Newcastle have inquired about the winger, but that Newcastle also had a number of other targets. 24 year-old Ghanaian winger Christian […]

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Newcastle Close To A Vital Transfer Breakthrough

August 26th, 2016 · 18 Comments

Newcastle have been linked with Palermo left-back Achraf Lazaar for at least a week now and it looks like he’s now set to become a Newcastle player with reports from Italy that a deal is very close to being agreed at only £3M – with the player in the last year of his contract at […]

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Three Positions Rafa Must Still Strengthen In August

August 26th, 2016 · 10 Comments

It’s going to be a hectic last six days of the summer transfer window for Rafa Benitez and Newcastle. But the club have done well lately to shift out players like Siem De Jong, Kevin Mbabu, Henri Saivet and Tim Krul on loan and sold Daryl Janmaat to Watford. We also brought in the right […]

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“Tempting Offer” Shows Newcastle Competing For Top Talent

August 26th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Newcastle have failed to get one of their top striker targets – Bas Dost – this summer – and it’s not unlike last summer when we were also after the 6ft 5ins Wolfsburg striker. At one time it looked like Newcastle were in the lead to sign the big man, but as in other cases – […]

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