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Report – Newcastle To Face Competition For Left-Back

Last week, Sassuolo left-back Rogerio resurfaced as a potential target for Newcastle. The 22-year-old was heavily linked with a move in Rafa Benitez’s final season on Tyneside.

The Brazilian would likely be an affordable addition which is unfortunately what Newcastle are forced to be in the hunt for this summer. If accurate, Rogerio could be seen as an alternative to Danny Rose, who had a decent half-season loan spell on Tyneside.

Steve Bruce is keen to bring the 30-year-old back to Newcastle next season. However, with Rose having just one year remaining on his contract, Spurs will want to offload the Englishman permanently, so another loan spell looks unlikely.

Bruce will face some competition for Danny as Leeds Live has a report claiming that the newly-promoted Leeds United are ready to battle Newcastle for his signature.

They also claim that Tottenham could be willing to let the left-back leave on a free. This news comes from the Mail on Sunday which TBR has done a report on.

One reason Spurs could be willing to let Rose leave for nothing is to offset his wage demands. He’ll want to stay on his reported £65,000-a-week wages and probably sign a deal of at least three years.

That may not be in Newcastle’s best interest, as while did a decent job on loan, it’s apparent his best days are behind him. Rose is a former Leeds Academy product having left the club for Tottenham in 2007 so he may find a move to Elland Road enticing.

Either way, Newcastle have to strengthen the left-back position this summer. It could take two signings to do that with just Paul Dummett with experience in the role.

Note – here’s a petition to sign to get an independent review of the EPL Takeover process – please sign it – thanks.

20 comments so far

  • Aces-of-Eights

    Aug 3, 2020 at 10:29 AM

    Comment #1

    No thanks to pallotta he got rid of ppl like totti etc he wont care about club.

  • Munster Mag

    Aug 3, 2020 at 10:38 AM

    Comment #4

    Have to hope we don’t end up with worse than Ashley. And yes that’s possible. I got 3 more signatures :). But if the Saudis have walked away from the bid, this is all a waste of time.

  • Aces-of-Eights

    Aug 3, 2020 at 10:41 AM

    Comment #5

    Saudis were only hope we had to dominate world football.
    Now we can only hope to be like an Everton who will spend more than Ashley

  • Ketsbaia9

    Aug 3, 2020 at 10:44 AM

    Comment #6

    Just get Rogerio and Willems in. Shouldn’t even be trying to buy Danny Rose. He’s no good. Too slow and casual. Doesn’t get forward enough. Commits too many fouls and makes loads of mistakes. Overrated bloke.

  • Mund

    Aug 3, 2020 at 10:46 AM

    Comment #8


    Do you not understand why we are doing this? It’s not about resurrecting the real.
    This is about showing who the premier league really are, can you really go back normally to football knowing what you know?

    We need to fight for the game and how it’s ended a corrupt incompetent lot

  • Mund

    Aug 3, 2020 at 10:49 AM

    Comment #9

    All I hear is waste of time, pointless etc etc blah blah blah.

    0% fight in anyone who thinks that way. Probably the same people who turn there nose up at recycling and lets the water run constantly because 1 person wont make a difference blah blah blah well 57K disagree

  • Anglo Saxon

    Aug 3, 2020 at 10:54 AM

    Comment #10

    Mund, go on twitter mate you’ll get more done on there than you will on here.
    Good luck.

  • Mund

    Aug 3, 2020 at 10:56 AM

    Comment #11


    The morning after the news I signed up and haven’t been off since mate. Getting crap off the missus tho and can’t blame her I’ve been addicted

  • Mund

    Aug 3, 2020 at 10:57 AM

    Comment #12

    Anglo look on link jib put up look on comments that’s me JawZZ

  • Anglo Saxon

    Aug 3, 2020 at 10:58 AM

    Comment #13

    Mund, that’s the trouble fighting for a cause, it’s a thankless task.

  • Romford mag

    Aug 3, 2020 at 10:58 AM

    Comment #14

    If the petition works or not
    We’ve got to do something !
    This is all bad press for the EPL !
    Really hope that the rags start to run more on it !

  • Ron Knee

    Aug 3, 2020 at 11:02 AM

    Comment #15

    Faustino Asprilla@TinoasprillaH

    Please #nufc fans sign the petition

  • The ledge

    Aug 3, 2020 at 11:04 AM

    Comment #16

    Exactly lads keep fighting .
    Waste none of your time with the attention seekers who just moan about everything we are trying to do people like that are just a waste of time .

  • WLtoon

    Aug 3, 2020 at 11:12 AM

    Comment #17

    Its obvious the PL don`t give 2 hoots about our club or it`s fans, this last takeover proves it.
    They sat on their hands knowing they had no intention of passing it, and by doing so, showed total disrespect to everyone involved at the club, and its supporters.
    I signed the petition but i know full well it will make no difference, is that being defeatist, NO, its being realistic.
    If people are that upset about the PL, then withdraw your Sky Sports package.
    If you want Ashley out, do not buy a ST .

  • Munster Mag

    Aug 3, 2020 at 11:26 AM

    Comment #18

    Mund I’ve got people signed up. But we wudnt be doing this if it hadn’t been about nufc, don’t be kidding me. If Leeds weren’t bought by Qatar, would we be lobbying? Nope. Foe nufc, we needed he Saudis to stick with it, not walk away leaving the PL off the hook. A few have told me to f off as they didn’t want the Saudis near the prem league due to human rights against gays etc but I think I have possibly 15 – 20 signed up. 🙂

  • Munster Mag

    Aug 3, 2020 at 11:27 AM

    Comment #19

    WL Toon I tend to agree. I hope to have Sky gone out of house soon.

  • captainmarvel

    Aug 3, 2020 at 11:38 AM

    Comment #20

    This is about transparency not secret squirrel stuff “I cannot comment” bullshit is a recipe for corruption at any organization what have they got to hide? The truth…


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