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

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Newcastle And Star Player Now Have Big Decisions To Make

Friday, July 24th, 2015 · 59 Comments

There’s news in France today that Tottenham has put in a bid for Moussa Sissoko, so we’ll see how Newcastle react to the bids for some of their best players this summer, although Moussa did now play well in the second half of last season.

Moussa has always taken the opportunity when interviewed in France, to say he is ambitious and wants Champions League football and will leave Newcastle for a bigger club sometime in the future.

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Moussa Sissoko in action against Portland Timbers last Tuesday
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Newcastle Battle PSG And Sampdoria For Turkish Midfielder

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 · 92 Comments

There’s a report in Italy in Tutto Mercato Web (TMW), that Newcastle are in a battle with both Paris Saint-Germain and Sampdoria for the signature of 20 year-old Turkish midfielder Taylan Antalyali.

It seems the Turkish U19 central midfielder is getting a lot of attention, and he can play in either an attacking role or as the holding midfielder in the center of the park.

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Taylan Antalyali – 20 year-old Turkish U19 midfielder
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FIFA Launch Official Investigation Into Chancel Mbemba’s Age

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 · 39 Comments

Chancel Mbemba is now in Newcastle, and will take his medical tomorrow, and could be introduced as a Newcastle player before tomorrow is out, but that issue on his age will not go away.

He has given at least three different ages in his career, and in the records on the internet he is generally listed as 20 years-old and born on August 8th, 1994 – but he looks older than that.

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Chancel Mbemba – he’s ?? years old
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Is This Center-Back One Of McClaren’s Surprise Signings?

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 · 22 Comments

There are some rumors going around that Newcastle may be interested in Manchester United’s center-back Johnny Evans – yes the one that was involved in that spitting incident with Papiss Cisse on March 4th.

Jonny was on loan at Sunderland back in January of 2007 for the second half of that season, when he had only just turned 19, and he played 15 times for the Black Cats and played quite well.

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Jonny Evans and Papiss Cisse in that skirmish last March
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Strange Claim Newcastle To Sign Joao Moutinho For £9M

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 · 185 Comments

Newcastle are supposedly ready to sign Monaco’s Joao Moutinho for £9.5M according to Portuguese journalist and broadcaster Jorge Bacao – which seem rather bizarre.

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Joao Moutinho – Monaco midfielder
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Chancel Mbemba Arrives In Newcastle – Photos And Tweets

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 · 67 Comments

It looks like Chancel Mbemba has arrived in Newcastle and he is booked into the Hotel Indigo on Fenkle Street.

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Chancel Mbemba in Newcastle
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