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Spurs Ready To Scuttle Another Potential Newcastle Deal

It was a year ago that Newcastle were haggling over the price of then 18 year-old MK Dons central midfielder Dele Alli and in came Tottenham in late January and paid up the £5M MK Dons wanted and that left penny-pinching Newcastle in the lurch as we were trying to knock the price down.

How many times has that happened with Mike Ashley’s Newcastle since 2007?

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Loic Remy – Spurs now want him on loan

The club has been run on a shoestring far too long and that’s now coming home to bite us big time over these last twelve months.

And more bad news for Newcastle today is that Spurs have become interested in Chelsea striker Loic Remy – who Newcastle were hoping to take on loan this month.

That news is in the People today with Spurs coming in to try to nab Remy on a loan deal until the end of the season and then perhaps make it a permanent signing this summer.

It’s clear that Tottenham are trying to strengthen up front to both support England striker Harry Kane and give him some competition too.

This will be bad news for Newcastle and Spurs over the last few years have remained one of the clubs fighting for a top four position as Newcastle have turned into a club fighting relegation.

It’s all very sad.

Comments welcome.

14 comments so far


    Jan 10, 2016 at 3:26 PM

    Comment #1

    I don’t see Chelsea helping a direct rival for CL by loaning them a good player

  • Rotonda heights

    Jan 10, 2016 at 3:27 PM

    Comment #2

    sickening when you see how much more we spent / wasted on Thauvin, cabella, riviere etc

  • hibbitt

    Jan 10, 2016 at 3:29 PM

    Comment #3

    rubbish chelsea wont be helping teams above them to much to lose

  • sing in the corner

    Jan 10, 2016 at 3:30 PM

    Comment #4

    I have never seriously considered Remy would come here anyway. And I’m still not. I’m surprised anyone thought he would…


    Jan 10, 2016 at 3:33 PM

    Comment #5

    millwall make offer for ferguson….maybe starting to clear the decks a bit

  • geordie157

    Jan 10, 2016 at 3:33 PM

    Comment #6

    Oxford’s Roofe who we’ve so say looked at scored 2 to knock out Swansea.

  • Our Toon

    Jan 10, 2016 at 3:33 PM

    Comment #7


    No I’ve been on a self imposed exile for 3 years now as I font agree with Ashley or his decisions. I’ve voted with my feet, but I know a few that did go and they said it was aimed at the players but especially Thauvin who they instantly attacked the moment he got on the pitch.

    Offkey – it’s not the players fault that we decided to buy them, if you wanna have a pop at anyone then do it to the regime and not young players. Shola played for over a decade and never got that kind of abuse at a game and he was god awful!!

  • John Tudor

    Jan 10, 2016 at 3:34 PM

    Comment #8

    ten bob and free digs for the next capital game

  • nightfa11

    Jan 10, 2016 at 3:37 PM

    Comment #9

    chelsea just changed a manager.. who knows what hiddinks plans are with remy

  • dannitoon

    Jan 10, 2016 at 3:42 PM

    Comment #10

    There’s no way Chelsea will loan remy to spurs


    Jan 10, 2016 at 3:43 PM

    Comment #11

    might sell if the moneys decent tho

  • solano

    Jan 10, 2016 at 3:51 PM

    Comment #12

    This is a truly shocking post from Ed. Daring to criticise the way the club is run after 8 years of Mike’s stewardship. Ed, show some faith in the never ending 5 year plans and the numerous relaunches of the Academy and sell some more ‘In Carr we Trust’ tshirts! For God’s sake man, Bills Son will be turning in his grave at this article.

  • Small World

    Jan 10, 2016 at 3:58 PM

    Comment #13

    Our Toon // Jan 10, 2016 at 3:33 PM

    Thauvin wasn’t attacked the moment he got onto the pitch, though it is fair to say he didn’t receive a rapturous reception – but then again that is fair behaviour given his lamentable track record to date.

    Those of us who still do go to games, realise we’ve swapped a “show pony” in Cabella, with a “no show pony” in Thauvin.

    The guy makes sure he is always half a second too late for the tackle and backs out. When he inevtably has to get involved in the rough and tumble stuff, he always seems come way without the ball though not forgetting to straighten his hair before carrying on.

    You’re dead right – it’s not his fault that NUFC decided to buy him and pay £14m for his services, others should answer for that. It is however patently obvious why McClaren doesn’t pick him from the get go or trust him. He simply isn’t up for the fight and that is what one off cup games or our current league predicament require. He probably isn’t the only one, though in his case it is the most apparent.

    For the rest of the team, strangely enough of late there does actually does appear to be some form of team spirit / effort, though the application and ability are clearly lacking.

    Thauvin? – I’d send him to the mackems for any price £1m, £2m, £5 whatever it costs us to pay to have him taken off our hands and let him be somebody elses problem.

    FWIW I didn’t join in the song “You’re not fit to wear the shirt”, though I understand the sentiment entirerly.

  • James RS

    Jan 10, 2016 at 7:00 PM

    Comment #14

    Tottenham scuttled Newcastle for Dele Alli; Jan Vertongen and Eric Dyer to name but three. Swansea are the same.


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