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Journalist Names Potential Free Agent Bruce Would Love To Sign



The Chronicle’s Mark Douglas handled the Q&A duties today. He was asked if Newcastle had any deals lined up ready to go for the summer window. The question referenced how the Joelinton transfer was basically in place before last summer.

In his answer, Douglas cited Steve Bruce’s claim from earlier in the season that there were “two or three things in place.” He also raised the prospect of Newcastle looking at free agents, which Bruce has spoken about previously.

One potential free agent named specifically is Liverpool’s Adam Lallana, who had been brought up last month as a possible summer target. Douglas says that Bruce would love to bring in the midfielder for his experience and creativity.

However, Lallana turns 32 in May and will be in demand this summer with interest from Tottenham, Leicester City, Arsenal, as well as a possible return to Southampton being reported.

There was a report in the Express that Liverpool will not offer Lallana an extension. So we suspect that he could go to the club that offers him the most lucrative terms since it’ll be his last big payday.

We just don’t see Newcastle doing that under this current hierarchy. However, there will be a few free agents that could definitely fit the bill this summer.

Some of them are Nice goalkeeper Walter Benitez and defender Malang Sarr, Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser, and Shakhter Donetsk midfielder Viktor Kovalenko.


98 comments so far

  • jane

    Feb 12, 2020 at 8:40 PM

    Comment #81

    “You’ll love the club calling the olive on the fans”

    until you corrected that i was giving you credit for using some cool street slang.

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  • Anglo Saxon

    Feb 12, 2020 at 8:44 PM

    Comment #82

    Hey just remembered Munster ask me to reposed didn’t come back said he had a rough day, then off again he’s not a truck driver is he, police looking for a truck driver in Ireland. Unless he’s celebrating Sinn Féin victory. Strange.

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  • droppy in Wallsend

    Feb 12, 2020 at 8:47 PM

    Comment #83

    Anglo

    We have a little sign in our kitchen that says

    Dogs have owners.

    Cats have staff.

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  • Anglo Saxon

    Feb 12, 2020 at 8:49 PM

    Comment #84

    Droppy hahaha very true but your right they are a comfort.

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  • dougie

    Feb 12, 2020 at 8:50 PM

    Comment #85

    Lost my English Bull Terrier recently due to illness and had him from a pup to 9 years old.The most friendly and soft breed you can get,huge personalities and are known as the clowns of the dog world.They look quite intimidating but in fact by nature they are incredibly placid.Broke my heart,not sure if I could be a dog owner again,like someone said before it’s like losing a member of your family.

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  • droppy in Wallsend

    Feb 12, 2020 at 8:54 PM

    Comment #86

    Jane

    The olive thing had me baffled too

    1
  • Anglo Saxon

    Feb 12, 2020 at 8:56 PM

    Comment #87

    Cannot read papers re animal abuse nor TV adverts asking for money showing cruelty, do these organisation not know people switch of hide their eyes put fingers in their ears. do they have to be so vivid?

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  • droppy in Wallsend

    Feb 12, 2020 at 9:13 PM

    Comment #88

    Anglo

    Totally agree, special place in hell for people who can hurt animals.

    Updated my gravatar to show my dog.

    Was getting sick of the egg

    1
  • Anglo Saxon

    Feb 12, 2020 at 9:16 PM

    Comment #89

    Beautiful kind face droppy.

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  • Bring back benitez

    Feb 12, 2020 at 9:18 PM

    Comment #90

    The olive’s will have you salted, watch it!

    2
  • Jamaal Dubravka

    Feb 12, 2020 at 9:18 PM

    Comment #91

    Whats gan on lads, how we feeling today?

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  • droppy in Wallsend

    Feb 12, 2020 at 9:20 PM

    Comment #92

    Anglo

    He’s exactly that, barks like a demon if anyone comes to the door or if he thinks there is a threat on a walk but is friends with everyone.

    He’s my best pal in the world

    1
  • Anglo Saxon

    Feb 12, 2020 at 9:22 PM

    Comment #93

    Living in the countryside shooting is the main event around here, my mate has 15 guns he’s been asking me for 10 years to go shooting costs thousands I’ve said if it was free I would not kill an animal don’t even eat meat anything that moves is fair game to him, not my scene at all.

    2
  • droppy in Wallsend

    Feb 12, 2020 at 9:25 PM

    Comment #94

    Anglo

    Nah wouldn’t be for me either.

    Clay pigeons maybe.

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  • Hail Wor Ashley

    Feb 12, 2020 at 9:26 PM

    Comment #95

    My summer shopping list:

    Willems – £5-7m
    Rose – God knows what fee, some rumours he will be allowed to leave for nothing, if not can;t see them wanting much.

    Bentaleb – £9m

    Fraser – free
    Benrahma – £20m

    Callum Wilson £30m

    Maybe get Hayden working at being proficient at RB or bring in another.

    ______________________Dubravka______________________
    Hayden_______Lascelles____________Clark________Rose
    ________________Shelvey______Bentaleb
    Benrahma______________Almiron_______________ASM
    ______________________Wilson

    Subs made up of Woodman, Schar, Lejeune,Ritchie, Yedlin, Dummett, Longstaffs, Fraser, Barlaser, Joelinton and Gayle.

    Ooooh yeeeaah!

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  • Anglo Saxon

    Feb 12, 2020 at 9:26 PM

    Comment #96

    Doppy well said, mate. well, early doc appointment tomorrow so got to clock off enjoyed our conversation look forward to our next good night and say goodnight to your little pal for me cheers droppy.

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  • droppy in Wallsend

    Feb 12, 2020 at 9:28 PM

    Comment #97

    Anglo

    Will do mate.

    Take it easy

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  • droppy in Wallsend

    Feb 12, 2020 at 9:30 PM

    Comment #98

    Hail

    Not bad at all.

    Although I can’t stand Fraser he’s just a whiny little bugger who falls down very easy.

    Mind I might not mind if he did it for us lol

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