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Are Newcastle’s Four Signings Some Of These Eight Players?

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 · 19 Comments

Some good news this morning from Rafa Benitez that Newcastle are close to making four signings – and the deals are basically done but loose ends need to be tied up.

So given that, we wonder who the four new players could be and whether Rafa will be making any loan deals for next season?

Here are eight players we have been linked with in the summer and maybe the four of them are some of these players.

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Ross McCormack – Fulham striker

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Rafa – We Have Three Or Four Signings Ready To Close

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 · 12 Comments

There was some good news today from Rafa Benitez and while he says it’s been difficult with the Euros going on to get players through the door,  Newcastle are close to signing three or four players.

With the pre-season training starting next Tuesday, then if we close say four deals for players coming in over the next week or so that would be very good.

Bringing in some good players could also help to persuade those few players wanting to leave the club to stay for a season down  below.

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Rafa Benitez – we have three or four signings close
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This Newcastle Youngster Will Score Goals In Any Team

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 · 31 Comments

Newcastle’s two current England U19 Internationals are goalkeeper Freddie Woodman and local striker Adam Armstrong, who is currently nursing a thigh injury he picked up playing for England in Mexico.

We are hoping that injury is not too serious and will not hamper his pre-season too much, as he will try to impress Rafa Benitez and prove he is ready to fight for his first team place at his local club.

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Adam Armstrong – 19 year-old Newcastle striker
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Benitez – Hard Work Is Just Starting – We Must Have Passion

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 · 2 Comments

Rafa Benitez is meticulous in his preparation for games and since he doesn’t know too much about the Championship clubs, he has been trying to fix that by finding out as much as he can about the teams this summer.

In addition to that throughout the season Rafa will have people at the Championship games reporting back to him on the strengths and weaknesses of the teams in the Championship, as Newcastle build a dossier on each of those teams.

That’s all part of Rafa trying to ensure Newcastle will spend only one season down below.

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Rafa Benitez – Newcastle manager – we must be ready
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Newcastle Reported In Move To Sign US International

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 · 26 Comments

The Mail is reporting that Reading’s Danny Williams is a target of Newcastle United this summer.

Williams has been one of Reading’s best players over the last three years and had an excellent season last term.

He was born in Karlsruhe, West Germany and brought up in Germany and is the son of an African-American father and a German mother .

He was therefore eligible to play at the senior International level for either Germany or the United States.

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Danny Williams – US International who plays for Reading
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