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News and Commentary On Newcastle United By Ed Harrison, A Proud Exiled Geordie And Lifelong Fan

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French Club Interested In Newcastle Defender

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 · 121 Comments

It would appear that the Newcastle career of 25 year-old Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa is over, and he is available to other clubs in the summer, after Alan Pardew concluded he will simply not make it in the Premier League, and that’s based on probably at least a couple of things – his poor positional play and also his lack of heading ability.

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Yanga-Mbiwa and John Carver – in happier times
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Newcastle Could Lose Top Player This Summer

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 · 67 Comments

Newcastle’s right back Mathieu Debuchy could be in demand this summer, and we thought initially that could be with PSG, the club his best friend joined in January, but Arsenal seem to be interested, and of course they have to replace their top French full-back Bacary Sagna, as the free agent is thought to be joining Manchester City for a massive wage shortly.

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Mathieu Debuchy – could be leaving Newcastle
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Newcastle Start Task Of Unloading Frenchmen – Ben Arfa Included

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 · 177 Comments

News today that Newcastle have started the process of unloading a number of our French contingent, who do not have a future at Newcastle, and they are said to include Gabriel Obertan, Sylvain Marveaux, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, and Hatem Ben Arfa.

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Ben Arfa in action for Newcastle at Stoke
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Disappointing Message On Newcastle Transfer Front

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 · 23 Comments

If we look at some of the transfer targets we are supposed to be after this summer, a lot of them are (very) good players, but therein lies the problem – they are good players – and with a large majority of our targets we have other bigger clubs – those in the Champions League – also after them.

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Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette – Newcastle target
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Bafe Gomis In London For Talks

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 · 10 Comments

There is a report today in the Mail that Newcastle striker target Bafetimbi Gomis will be traveling to London today, and it’s to meet with various suitors to see if the free agent French International can make a deal with some Premier League clubs, and it’s all been arranged by his new adviser Willie McKay.

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Bafe Gomis – in London today
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