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

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Reports Debuchy Completes Medical At Arsenal

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 · 2 Comments

It could be that the transfer of Mathieu Debuchy to Arsenal happens sooner than we thought, with reports from London today that the Newcastle right back is taking a medical in the Capital.

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Mathieu Debuchy – medical at Arsenal?
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Let’s Hope Some Players Can Resurrect Careers At Newcastle

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Ben Arfa, Jonas Gutierrez, Sylvain Marveaux and Gabriel Obertan are four players who in the past have played well for Newcastle, yet after last season’s antics,  all four look like they could be shipped out of the club this summer, after all four were hardly used at all in the first team last season.

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Jonas Gutierrez – what did he do wrong last season?
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Ben Arfa To Get Another Chance At Newcastle

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 · 7 Comments

The majority of Newcastle’s senior players returned to pre-season training yesterday morning, and Hatem Ben Arfa was one of them, and there was news in the Northern Echo that manager Alan Pardew is willing to offer the Frenchman another chance at the club.

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Ben Arfa in action last season
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Magpies Could Do Worse Than Signing German Midfielder

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Lewis Holtby was a player Spurs signed 18 months ago from Schalke 04, but he didn’t really live up to expectations at White Hart Lane and he spent last season from January on loan at Fulham.

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Lewis Holtby – decent acquisition for Newcastle?
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Newcastle After Striker In Part Exchange Deal

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 · 6 Comments

There are conflicting press accounts about that status of any agreement between Newcastle and Arsenal on right back Mathieu Debuchy moving to Arsenal, but there are reports now from the Chronicle that Costa Rica striker Joel Campbell could be part of a player exchange deal.

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Joel Campbell – after scoring for Costa Rica against Uruguay
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