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Entries Tagged as 'Transfer Target'

At Some Point Newcastle Need Better Players Than These Two

January 5th, 2017 · 28 Comments

45 year-old Gateshead-born Don Hutchison played for a host of clubs during his career including Liverpool and West Ham and he is now a TV pundit who writes regularly in the Chronicle. Don has an article out in which he believes the signing of a couple of central midfielders we have been linked with would set up Newcastle […]

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Benitez Could Make Surprise Move For This Player

January 5th, 2017 · 8 Comments

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez wanted to bring in Middlesbrough center-back Daniel Ayala in the summer, but he was not available as manager Aitor Karanka blocked the move. But it hasn’t gone unnoticed that Ayala has lost his starting position in the Middlesbrough team this season and the Sun is now reporting that Rafa could try […]

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This Player Could Be An Alternate Striker Target

January 5th, 2017 · 42 Comments

Newcastle have lost interest in Brentford striker Scott Hogan because his club are asking a ridiculous fee of 15M, which is a lot of money for somebody who has never played at the highest levels in England and is therefore unproven and would be a big risk. It seems Newcastle’s number one striker target is Bournemouth’s […]

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It Could Be Difficult To Get Transfer Targets In

January 5th, 2017 · 13 Comments

Newcastle are going through a rough patch at the moment having lost four of our last eight games and we have ceded the top position to Brighton who seem to be able to go on winning. Brighton are on a 12 game unbeaten streak in the Championship having drawn only three of those games, so […]

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Report – Newcastle Want Ireland International Robbie Brady

January 5th, 2017 · 8 Comments

There’s a report in the Mirror today that Newcastle are one of the clubs who would like to sign 24 year-old Robbie Brady of Norwich City. The 24 year-old Republic of Ireland International is in great demand with Leicester, Crystal Palace, Burnley, Swansea and Aston Villa also after the winger who can also play at […]

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Rafa To Make Big Changes In Newcastle Squad This Summer

January 4th, 2017 · 86 Comments

There are a number of reports out today about three players who have hardly played for Newcastle this season and who were signed by Rafa Benitez in the summer. Those players are Grant Hanley, Achraf Lazaar and Daryl Murphy who did get an outing on Monday at Blackburn and he could get more playing time this season, […]

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