Newcastle united Blog Archives for January 2016

Fascinating Insights On Benitez From Former Valencia Player

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Vicente Rodriguez is a former Spanish International midfielder (38 caps 3 goals) who played at Valencia under Rafa Benitez when Rafa was the manager there from 2001 before joining Liverpool in 2004. Vincent finally left Valencia in 2013 and played for Brighton & Hove Albion for a couple of seasons playing 31 games with 3 [.

Adam Armstrong To Move To Barnsley On Lan

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Barnsley are announcing the signing of Newcastle United striker Adam Armstrong on loan until January, 2017. We thought he was moving to a Championship club this morning but we though that was Rotherham but we were wrong about that one. Here's some of what Barnsley have just announced: The Reds fought off a whole [.

Newcastle Have Completed Another Deal

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As we reported yesterday Newcastle's Emmanuel Riviere is set to join La Liga club Osasuna, and there's a report out today in French newspaper L'Equipe with more details on the move. At first we thought it was a permanent deal, but they are reporting the 26-year-old former Monaco striker will go out on loan for [.

Lazaar Turned Down Fiorentina After Talks With Benitez

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If you look at Rafa Benitez' career in football management, he has been very successful and when you further consider he has been given free rein at Newcastle and will be backed by Mike Ashley and Lee Charnley with some big money it seems he has a good chance to make Newcastle successful again as [..

Newcastle Now Expected To Get Two More Players In

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Newcastle are currently locked in talks with West Brom winger Callum McManaman and it's looking more likely that Rafa Benitez will go ahead and bring in the Scouser for a fee of £4.75M. The Times are reporting that Nacer Chadli's £13M transfer to West Brom from Spurs will make it that much easier for Newcastle [.

Rafa Can Now Easily Block Any Move For Moussa Sissoko

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The unthinkable is about to become thinkable. Who would have thought after his display against Portugal in the final of the Euro 2016 tournament on July 10th 51 days ago that Moussa Sissoko would still be a Newcastle player with less than two days left of the transfer window? Moussa Sissoko when told [.

Report Tiote Didn’t Fail Medical – Linked With Greek Powerhouse

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The Shields Gazette has an interesting report out that Cheick Tiote is likely to make a move to Greek club Olympiacos after a move to Galatasaray broke down yesterday. But the Gazette are reporting they understand the move broke down for contractual reasons and not because Cheick failed a medical. Cheick Tiote now linked [.

Reports – Christian Atsu Is A Done Deal At Newcastle

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Sky Sports have just reported they think the deal that will take Christian Atsu to Newcastle on loan from Chelsea with an option to buy is very close given Atsu passes his medical today. He is reported to be undergoing his medical at the club at the moment. And the Chronicle chief sport reporter Lee [.

Adam Armstrong Close To Loan Move To Championship Club

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There are various reports coming through that Rotherham United are very close to getting a loan deal approved with Newcastle for ourlocal striker Adam Armstrong. It would be greatif Adam can take a step up in the leagues after hisvery successful loan spell at League One club Coventry City last season, when he scored 20 [.

Benitez In Surprise Move For Serbian International

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There is news from Merseyside that Rafa Benitez is interested in bringing Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic to Newcastle on loan and if he can get that done there will be an option to buy the 22 year-old Serbian winger. So it's a bit of a surprise, but Aleksandar Mitrovic's Serbian International team-mate is apparently [.

Rafa Could Still Surprise Us With 13th Signing

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With Rolando Aarons injured and out for at least eight weeks with his broken foot and with his injury history, Rafa Benitez is considering bringing in a second winger in addition to Chelsea winger Christian Atsu. Atsu will have a medical tomorrow after terms were fully agreed with Chelsea, before signing a season long loan [.

12th Newcastle Signing To Have Medical Tomorrow

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Sky Sports have reported thatNewcastle have reached total agreement with Chelsea on the loan move of striker Christian Atsu, with the thing that was holding it up last night his transfer fee presumably having been agreed in the last 24 hours. The agreement is a season long loan with Newcastle having an option [.

Tiote’s Galatasaray Deal Called Off

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Galatasaray have called off the transfer of Newcastle central midfielder Cheick Tiote after the 30-year old has finally failed his medical. Earlier today the medics in Turkey had trouble with his medical they found out that Tiote's left leg was weaker than his right leg and that in medical terms, he had a problem [.

New Signing Achraf Lazaar Looks Very Good – Video

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Here's some video of Achraf Lazaar over the last thee years and this lad looks very good and will be real competition to local lad Paul Dummett for the left-back spot at Newcastle. Another good signing by manager Rafa Benitez.

Rafa – Still Plenty Of Room For This At Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez seems to be getting the hang of what's needed to win games in the Championship and we now have four successive wins in all competitionsbefore the two week International break. It's been a long while since we've entered any International break looking in fairly decent shape, although we are now in the English [.

Sky Sports – Newcastle To Sign Christian Atsu

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Sky Sports are now reporting that Chelsea's Christian Atsu will bejoining Newcastle on a season-long loan with an option to buy. We had an article outyesterday that ESPN and other outlets were reportingthe talks were at an advanced stage, with the item being discussed the option to buy the 24-year-old Ghana international outright.

Newcastle Striker In Permanent Transfer To Osasuna

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According to Diario de Navarra. the local news media outlet, there has been a deal agreed between Newcastle United and La Liga club Osasuna for the permanent transfer of Newcastle's 26 year-old French striker Emmanuel Riviere. The transferis said to be imminent and the deal will be closed in the "coming hours.

This Would Be A Surprise Signing By Benitez

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We don't know whether Rafa has finished his incoming transfer activity for Newcastle this summer once we get Chelsea winger Christian Atsu signed, but it seems we are also favorites to sign West Brom and former Wigan winger Callum McManaman. He's the player while at Wigan who put in that terrible tackle in March of [.

Newcastle Midfielder Has Failed His Medical

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AmkSpor, NtvSpor and Milliyet are all reporting today that Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote has failed his medical at Galatasaray. To be more accurate, Cheick has completedhis medical but has not passed it but the Turkish club want more information about a specific medical condition they have found.

Hughton On Whether Magpies Have What’s Needed In Championship

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Chris Hughton didn't think Newcastle were great on Saturday in the 2-0 win, but he saw some of the characteristics teams need in the Championship to get promoted and he saw a lot of those in the way Newcastle played. Chris saw an efficiency with Newcastleandan ability to score goals which should stand us [.

Rafa – This Player Has To Stay At Newcastle Now

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Yoan Gouffran appeared only 9 times for Newcastle last season under Steve McClaren but he seems to be completely rejuvenated under Rafa Benitez and has started the last four games for Newcastle all wins. Yoan has entered the last yer of his four and a half year contract since he signed on for us [...

Talks At An Advanced Stage For Newcastle’s Next Summer Signing

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Newcastle have managed to get both 33 year-old Ipswich striker Daryl Murphy and 24 year-old Palermo left-back Achraf Lazaar over the line today and both players were announced as Newcastle players. That brings to eleven the number of new players who have arrived at Newcastle this summer in Rafa Benitez' first transfer window at the [.

17th Newcastle Player Likely To Leave The Club Imminently

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Newcastle's Ivory Coast midfielder Cheick Tiote has flown to Turkey to tie up a deal to move to Galatasaray early this coming week and the fee is small reported to be about €1.5M for the 52 times capped International central midfielder, who is in the final year of his contract on Tyneside. The Mail [.

Newcastle Announce 11th Signing – We’ve Now Signed A Full Team

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Newcastle have announced their second signing of the day and our 11th signing of the summer, so those of you who said Rafa would be building a complete new side on Tyneside were right he's now signed 11 players. 24 year-old Moroccan International left-back Achraf Lazaar become our 11th signing of this summer and [.

Our Man Of The Match Can Become A Real Newcastle Star

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Jonjo Shelvey had a good game yesterday and Rafa Benitez seems to be willing to start him at home as Newcastle look to attack at St. James' Park. Yesterday he was our Man of the Match with 29% of the vote edging out Yoan Gouffran (20%) who had yet anothergood game fort Newcastle and is [...]

Newcastle In Major Move For Top Target – But It Could Be Difficult

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Newcastle are expected to announce the signing of left-back Achraf Lazaar from Palermo today and maybe Ipswich Town striker Daryl Murphy too, if Daryl can complete his medical today. Both signings have come quickly after Newcastle were linked with the players over the last few days and Newcastle hadgone after a number of different targets.

Newcastle Set To Play Hardball With Wantaway Star

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Newcastle are set to play hardball with Moussa Sissoko over his transfer and the club will not let the French International midfielder leave for less than the £35M transfer fee theyhave put on his head. Mike Ashley is said to be determined to get the full value for Moussa, who starred for France in [.

Rafa Explains Why This Current System Has To Change

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Rafa Benitez has talked this summer about how unsettling it is for teams and managers to start their season in August withthe summer transfer window still open until August 31st and some of the big players in the team can leave at almost any time. What would be much more sensible is to have [...]

Daryl Murphy Confirmed As Newcastle’s 10th Summer Signing

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Newcastle have just announced DarylMurphy as Newcastle's 10th summer signing and it is expected that Palermo left-bank Achraf Lazaar will also be announced as a Newcastle player today. Daryl Murphy signing just announced This is what has been put up on the Newcastle web-site: ==== Striker Daryl Murphy has become Newcastle United's latest signing, [.

Newcastle Fans React On Twitter To Murphy Signing

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Newcastle fans took to Twitter after the signing of 33 year-old Daryl Murphy was announcedaround 10:00 am this Sunday morning. He will probably be our 4th striker, but he adds some height and strength up front he could be exactly what we need this season and we assume it's a two year deal? It's [..

All The Ins And Outs At Newcastle – Still In The Black

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Here's the latest transfers into and out of the club this summer with still more to come and more to go before Wednesday night, when the transfer window slams shut at 11:00pm. That will be a relief. The latest one through the door is Daryl Murphy with Palermo left-back Achraf Lazaar also expected to [.

Gini Wijnaldum Speaks Highly Of Newcastle United

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Former Newcastle midfielder Gini Wijnaldum has been talking to Voetbal International in an exclusive interview today and he has said he does not regret signing for Newcastle last summer. He points out that Newcastle United are a massive club in England and that isn't really appreciated in Holland. Gini went to Liverpool for £25M after [.

Rafa Benitez And Chris Hughton – Reactions After The Game

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Two very popular managers were at St. James' Park today Rafa Benitez and Chris Hughton. Chris did such a fantastic job for Newcastle back in the 2009-2010 season. In his first job as a manager he got us promoted with a fabulous 102 points and 30 wins against all odds, when things looked really [...]

Newcastle 2 Brighton 0 – Video Highlights

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Here are the highlights of today's terrific 2-0 win against Brighton & Hove Albion for those around the world who couldn't get the game live. We notice that happens a lot this season.

Newcastle Win 2-0 – Two New Arrivals – Thing Are Looking Up

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We were hoping for a win this afternoon, so we could go into the two week International break on a positive note for a change. And the lads put in another competent and confident showing to beat Brighton rather easily 2-0 and there were good performance all over the pitch today. That £2.5M buy [...]

Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player In 2-0 Win Over Brighton?

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Jamaal Lascelles scored after 15 minutes and Jonjo Shelvey hit a great goal direct from a free kick after 63 minutes to give Newcastle a well deserved 2-0 win this afternoon against Brighton & Hove Albion and we move up to 4th place in the Championship. Brighton's Sam Baldock was sent off after 55 minutes [.

Newcastle Win 2-0 – Here’s The Goals – Video

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Here are the two goals in Newcastle's excellent 2-0 home win against Brighton in what was an impressive display from Newcastle this afternoon. After the two successive defeats we have now won four games in a row and have three clean sheets in a row. It looks like Rafa is getting things sorted quickly.

Sels, Dummett And Gouffran Start Against Brighton – Yedlin On Bench

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Rafa Benitez has just named his team for the tough game against Brighton this afternoon. Newcastle(4-2-3-1): Sels, Anita, Mbemba, Lascelles, Dummett; Shelvey, Hayden; Ritchie, Gouffran, Diame; Perez Subs: Darlow, Yedlin, Gamez, Clark, Hanley, Colback, Armstrong That's the team we expected, but we had Karl Darlow in goal but Matz Sels keeps his place from last [.

Newcastle’s New Defender Coming In For Medical – Photo

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A bit late on this one but news earlier today that Palermo left-back Achraf Lazaar is flying into Newcastle today for his medical and will attend the game against Brighton at St. James' Park today. News just coming in that Newcastle have agreed a fee with Ipswich Town for their Irish striker Daryl Murphy so [.

Newcastle Agree Fee For Ipswich Striker

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Newcastle and Ipswich have agreed a fee for the transfer of Irish striker forward Daryl Murphy, who has been at Ipswich for the last three years since signing on from Celtic. Daryl is not young at 33 but Rafa wanted a striker who has proven he can score goals in the Championship and Murphy seems [...

Rafa Talks About Newcastle’s Striker Options

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It seems to have underlined how short Newcastle are of good strikers with both Dwight Gayle and Aleksandar Mitrovic both out of the game tonight against Brighton after suffering concussions against Cheltenham on Tuesday night. Newcastle have only two senior recognized strikers available in Manu Riviere and Ayoze Perez, whoscored a brace against the fourth [.

It’s A Massive Club With Massive Fans – It Will Not Be Easy

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28 year-old Brighton midfielder Beram Kayal seems to be looking forward to the game tonight at Newcastle and he certainly thinks it's going to be a massive game for Brighton. The 30 times capped Israeli International joined the south coast club 18 months ago from Celtic, after playing at the Scottish giants for five years.

These Four Players Could Soon Be Joining Newcastle

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Newcastle are closing in on the signings of two players today Palermo left-back Achraf Lazaar and Chelsea right winger Christian Atsu. In yesterday's press conferencefor the game against Brighton today, some of those names were brought up to Rafa Benitez, but of course he didn't take the bait and refused to talk about specific [.

Sissoko Speaks To The Press – Blames Newcastle

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Moussa Sissoko would be well advised not to speak to the French press and he seems to have put his foot in it again today and has blamed Newcastle. He blames that big bad north-east club he plays for for asking too high a fee for him in the trasnfer market and that'swhat [...]

No Acceptable Sissoko Offers Yet – Newcastle May Lower Fee

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The Chronicle is reporting tonight that Newcastle have received six "firm offers" for Moussa Sissoko so far this summer. It seems that three Premier League clubs plus three continental clubs have put in offersfor the player who was a star of the Euro 2016 tournament in France in the summer. Moussa Sissoko in French [.

This Could Be Newcastle’s Best Team Against Brighton

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Dwight Gayle, Aleksandar Mitrovic and Rolando Aarons are unfit or cannot play tomorrow and Moussa Sissoko is not being considered and is not in the squad. So on challenge for Newcastle tomorrow is who will score the goals for us against Brighton. Ayoze Perez should start tomorrow Here is the team Rafa could start tomorrow [.

Rafa Hints He Will Keep This Midfielder At Newcastle

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Now that Rolando Aarons has been injured it would seem sensible to keep Yoan Gouffran at Newcastle for thefinalyear of his four and a half year contract and it seems he is returning to some kind of form under Rafa Benitez. Rafa has talked about his good form and his professionalism for a while now [.

Christian Atsu Newcastle Loan Deal May Be Close

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Sky Sports reported yesterday that Newcastle were keen on Chelsea's 24 year-old Ghanaian winger Christian Atsu, and they want to take him on loan for the season. Sky Sports Keith Downie tweeted that Newcastle have inquired about the winger, but that Newcastle also had other targets. That report has been followed up by various other [.

Midfielder Becomes 14th Player To Leave Newcastle

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Coventry have signed 22 year-old Newcastle midfielder Gael Bigirimana today on a one-year deal after Gael was on loan to the Sky Blues earlier this year. So Gael returns to the club he left four years ago to signon at Newcastle for a 1m fee when really big things were expected of him. Gael Bigirimana [.

Newcastle Close To A Vital Transfer Breakthrough

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Newcastle have been linked with Palermo left-back Achraf Lazaar for at least a week now and it looks like he's now set to become a Newcastle player with reports from Italy that a deal is very close to being agreed at only £3M with the player in the last year of his contract at [...]

Newcastle Could Bring in West Ham Player On Loan

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West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has said today that either 19 year-old Reece Burke or 17 year-old Reece Oxford will leave the club on loan before next Wednesday's transfer deadline. And since Newcastle had a reported interested in both players earlier this summer, especially in Oxford, we suppose there's a chance that Rafa could make [.

Rafa Comments On Game, New Players And Sissoko

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Rafa Benitez has just finished his press conference and he bemoaned the loss of Aleksandar Mitrovic and Dwight Gayle for tomorrow's game against Brighton because with their concussions on Tuesday night they are not allowed to play tomorrow with the new rules introduced bythe FA. But those are the rules thatare meant to protect the [.

“Tempting Offer” Shows Newcastle Competing For Top Talent

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Newcastlehave failed to get one of their top striker targets Bas Dost this summer and it's not unlike last summer when we were also after the 6ft 5ins Wolfsburg striker. At one time it looked like Newcastle were in the lead to sign the big man, but as in other cases [...]

Poll – How Will Newcastle Fare Against Brighton?

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Let us know how you think we will do against Brighton & Hove Albion at St. James' Park tomorrow in the late kick-off televised game, in what is an important Championship game between two promotion candidates. Brighton managed by former Magpies manager Chris Hughton will be the best side we have met so [.

Double Deal Proving Difficult For Newcastle

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One of the many problems Newcastle have to contend with when we make a very poor signing is that it's often difficult to move the player out, because we sign them on long contacts and give them hugewages at Newcastle. We saw that in the past with players like Xisco, who cost us £5.7M [...]

Three Positions Rafa Must Still Strengthen In August

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It's going to be a hectic last six days of the summer transfer window for Rafa Benitez and Newcastle. But the club have done well lately to shift out players like Siem De Jong, Kevin Mbabu, Henri Saivet and Tim Krul on loan and sold Daryl Janmaat to Watford. We also brought in the right [...]

Newcastle Give New Contract To Promising Young Defender

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For the second time in 24 hours Newcastle have given a new contract to one of their promising youngsters and a local lad too. 20 year-old Jamie Sterry has just been given a new four year dealat Newcastle and that follows Adam Armstrong's new four year deal hesigned yesterday. 20 year-old Jamie Sterry new [.

Midfielder Very Close To Finally Leaving Newcastle

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Cheick Tiote has been wanting to leave Newcastle for a few years now and it seems he is very close to leaving the club. The Mail are reporting he is close to a move to Greek giants Olympiacos, but there is some late interest from Premier League club Burnley. Cheick Tiote after scoring fantastic goal [.

Newcastle Take Care Of Another Top Prospect

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Like his 19 year-old Newcastle and England U-19 team-mate before him Freddie Woodman 19 year-old Adam Armstrong has just signed a new four year deal. Adam is expected to go out on loan this season, maybe even to another Championship club to get the playing time he needs to develop his skills. Adam [.

5th Player Goes Out On Loan For The Season

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It's been confirmed tonight that Tim Krul has gone out on loan to Ajax for the season, where he will take over from Netherlands number one goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen, who has joined Barcelona for a fee of £11M that was announced earlier today. Tim has been given a one year extension to his contract which [.

Newcastle Need To Increase Their Offer To Get Striker Target

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Newcastle have been linked for over a week now with 22 year-old Utrecht striker Sebastien Haller. French newspaper L'Equipe has had a couple of articles out on Newcastle's interest, although it's not known whether the 14 times capped French U-21 International striker (9 goals) wants to play in the Championship, although he is keen to [.

Newcastle Want Ghanian International Winger On Loan

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Sky Sports are reporting that Newcastle are keen on Chelsea's 24 year-old Ghanaian winger Christian Atsu, and they want to take him on loan for the seaosn. Sky Sports Keith Downie says that Newcastle have inquired about the winger, who seems to have played very little football over the last couple of years.

Newcastle Proposed Player Exchange Deal Extremely Difficult

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The Mail is reporting that Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez wants to bring James McCarthy from Everton to St. James' park and is willing to swap Moussa Sissoko for the Irishman with Newcastle also receiving some money from the Toffees in the deal. Every time we've seen a photo ofMoussa at Newcastlesince he returned he's looked [.

Agent Talks To Decide If Magpies Closer To 10th Signing

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The agent of Palermo defender Achraf Lazaar is holding talks today in Milan with Palermo Sporting Director Daniele Faggiano to see what's going to happen with the left-back. Lazaar has just one year left onhis contract at Palermo and a number of clubs have enquired about the 24 year-old with Newcastle reported to be the [.

Another Long Term Injury For 20 Year-Old

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It's news that we were expecting unfortunately that Rolando Aarons fractured a metatarsal in Newcastle's 2-0 EFL Cup win over Cheltenham and be out of action for up to three months. Aarons had a scan ion his foot yesterday and The Times is reporting suffered a break in his foot in the second-round tie.

Alan Judge May Not Be Joining Newcastle

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We were linked with 27 yera-old Brentford midfielder Alan Judge on Monday and according to reports he was on his way to Newcastle for a medical and ready to sign for us. But we may jumped the gun a bit, like we seemed to do with 20 year-old Everton left-back Brendan Galloway who eventually [...]

Newcastle To Miss Out On This Player

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It seemsnowthere is very little chance that Newcastle can persuade Bas Dost to move to Tyneside. When the news broke on Monday we were after him the only way Newcastle could be successful was to move very quickly and get him signed up. But while the Sun had reported that Rafa Benitez thought he could [.

Newcastle To Announce Big Deal Early Next Week

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News in the local press that Newcastle have offered goalkeeper Rob Elliot a massive new deal to keep him atNewcastle long term and that should certainly keep the 30 year-old happy as he comes back from a very seriousACL knee injury. Rob was our best player last season and our Playerof the Season and [.

Newcastle Make Move For International Left-Back

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Tutto Mercato have been reporting this week that Newcastle are preparingto make a move for 24 year-oldPalermo left-back Achraf Lazaar. We were supposed to sign Everton left-back Brendan Galloway a couple of weeks ago on loan, but he has surprisingly opted to go to West Brom, so Newcastle still need to bring in a left [.

New Signing Already In Love With Newcastle

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While new signing DeAndre Yedlin was on loan at Sunderland last season he lived at Baltic Quay, which is close to the Millennium Bridge, so he could walk over to the quayside and he seems to have gone into Newcastle a lot over the last year and isalready in love with the City. The Seattle-born [...

This Is Bad News For Newcastle

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After the game on Tuesday night when both Aleksandar Mitrovic and Dwight Gayle were taken off with concussions Miro in the first half Rafa said he thought the two of them would be OK for Saturday's important game against Brighton. Both of themare in fact fit to play, but they cannot because of [...

Newcastle Linked With Shock Move For Marseille Winger

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French web-site Foot Mercato are reporting tonight that Newcastle are interested in taking Marseille's 27 year-old attacking midfielder Romain Alessandrini to Tyneside. Marseille, like Newcastle are still hoping to offload some players before September and it looks like the winger is one of those available.

Newcastle Get Wolves At Home In 3rd Round Of EFL Cup

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Newcastle will face Wolves at home in the third round of the EFL (League) Cup after the draw was made tonight. Sunderland are at QPR after they beat Shrewsbury tonight with a late 83rd goal from Januzaj. Third round ties will be played the week of September 19th. It's a winnable game for Newcastle and [.

Inside St. James Park – Courtesy Of Robins TV – Video

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Here's a terrific video taken by Robins TV (Cheltenham Town FC exclusive) yesterday on their visit to St. James' Park and it shows places fans don't see unless they get the tour of the beautiful stadium. Rafa is now building a Newcastle United side to match the stadium!

Newcastle Fans React On Twitter React To Yedlin Signing

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Newcastle fans have taken to Twitter on the news that 23 year-old Seattle-born DeAndre Yedlin is the 9th new signing for Newcastle United this summer. Daryl Janmaat left earlier today for Watford and Rafa Benitez certainly doesn't mess around. YEDLIN ? "@NUFC: #WelcomeDeAndre! ?????? #NUFC pic.twitter.

It’s Official – Yedlin Signs Five Year Deal At Newcastle

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It's been a busy day on Newcastle's web-site and the club have just announced the signing of Tottenham right back DeAndre Yedlin on a five year deal, after the American passed his medical. The 23 year-old becomes the 9th player signed by Rafa Benitez this summer as the Spanish manager is completely rebuilding the Newcastle [.

Newcastle Still Making A Profit In Summer Transfer Market

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Things may change before the end of today with DeAndre Yedlin expected to sign for £5M, but so far Newcastle have made a profit of £12M in the transfer market with 8players coming in and 13 bring sent out permanently or on loan. Four of those playersdid not have their contracts renewed. Daryl Janmaat [.

It’s Official – Daryl Janmaat Joins Watford

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Watford have just announced on their web-site that Daryl Janmaat has joined them after passing a medical. The decision seems to have been taken over the weekend that Daryl would leave the club and replacement DeAndre Yedlin is currently having his medical at Newcastle and will sign for around £5M from Tottenham.

Midfielder Shipped Out On Loan – 12th To Leave This Summer

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It was on the St. Etienne web-site earlier today that Henri Saivet has gone on loan to the French club for the season and now it's been posted on the Newcastle web-site. It's not clear whether there's an option to buy in the contract, but it doesn't seem that Rafa rates the Senegal International [...

Newcastle 2 Cheltenham 0 – Video Highlights

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Here are the highlights from last night's 2-0 win against Cheltenham in the second round of the EFL Cup. Looks like we missed quite a few chances in that second half.

Ayoze Perez Talks About That Magic Bandage

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Ayoze Perez scored two goals last night and then missed a wonderful opportunity to get his hat trick in the second halfwhen he was straight through on goal but hit the ball over the bar when it looked much easier to score. But the Spanish U-21 International will take the two goals to get off [...]

Rafa Benitez Upset About Newcastle Winger

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Rolando Aarons has been fit most of this year and we were hoping he could stay fit and get some playing time under his belt this season, but it was bad news last night as Rolando seems to have picked up a foot injury and he was stretchered off last night in the first half. [...]

Klinsmann Cool About Big Improvement In DeAndre Yedlin

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We remember during the World Cup in Brazil a couple of years ago when US head coach Jurgen Klinsmann introduced a 21 year-old Settle native DeAndre Yedlin at right back. It was Yedlin's debut for the US and he proceeded to bomb down the right wing and looked full of potential in that World Cup [...]

This Man Will Be Warmly Welcomed Back On Saturday

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Chris Hughton will be at St. James' Park on Saturday and we fully expect the Newcastle fans to give this man a fantastic reception for what he did while he was at Newcastle as the manager for a short 18 months from the summer of 2009. At that time the Newcastle club was in total [...]

Tottenham Poised To Make Exchange Bid For Moussa Sissoko

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The Mirror is reporting that Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino will try to use 21 year-old Nabil Bentaleb in a part-exchange deal for Newcastle's Moussa Sissoko. Bentaleb joined Tottenham in 2012 from Dunkerque when he was just 17 and over the last four years has played 66 times with one goal for Spurs.

Newcastle In Bold Move To Sign Moroccan International

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It looks like Everton left-back preferred to go on loan to West Brom rather than to Newcastle so Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez is now looking for a new left back to come in and challenge Paul Dummett and others for the left-back spot. And there are reports coming out of Italy that Rafa is after [...

Newcastle 2 Cheltenham 0 – Video Of Goals

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Here's the video of Ayoze Perez's two goals a few minutes either side of half time. #NUFC @AyozePG's 2 goals tonight pic.twitter.com/RhoPy7LP8N NUFC Gallowgate (@NUFCgallowgate) August 23, 2016

Newcastle’s Comfortable 2-0 Win In Pictures

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Here are some pictures taken during Newcastle's comfortable 2-0 win tonight against Cheltenham. Ayoze Perez congratulated after scoring first goal Ayoze Perez scoring second goal a tap-in Ayoze Perez congratulated after second goal It's the magic head bandage Ayoze Perez getting treatment just before his first goal Aleksandar Mitrovic in action in first half [.

Newcastle Get Comfortable 2-0 Win But 3 Players Injured

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Two goals in 3 minutes from Newcastle with two goals from Ayoze Perez after 44 minutes and 47 minutes was enough to give Newcastle a comfortable 2-0 win tonight against League Two Cheltenham Town. But in the first half Newcastle losttwoplayers Rolando Aarons and Aleksandar Mitrovic in the first half and unfortunately theunlucky Aarons [.

£10M Janmaat The Next High Profile Player To Leave Newcastle

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Daryl Janmaat will be leaving Newcastle in a day or do with both Watford and West Ham said to be interested in him and it seems the interest has turned the Dutchman's head and he wants to leave Newcastle, after only two years at the club. It is believed Newcastle have accepted a £10M offer [...]

Darlow, Sterry, Aarons, Hanley, Gamez and Mitrovic All Start

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Rafa Benitez had just announced his team for the second round EFL tie tonight at St. James' Park against League Two club Cheltenham Town and Karl Darlow and Jesus Gamez get their first run-outs for Newcastle this season. Newcastle (4-2-3-1): Karl Darlow; Jamie Sterry, Jamaal Lascelles, Grant Hanley, Jesus Gamez; Jonjo Shelvey, Jack Colback; Rolando [.

DeAndre Yedlin Arrives In Newcastle For Medical – Photos

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Here are photos taken at Newcastle Airport today of 23 year-old US International right-back DeAndre Yedlin arriving to have his medical at the club so we suppose we have beaten Aston Villa to his signature always assuming he passes his medical of course. The fee is said to be around £5M. 27 year-old [.

Another Newcastle Player Leaves On Season Loan

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Newcastle have announced that 21 year-old defender Kevin Mbabu has returned to Switzerland to join BSC Young Boys on a season-long loan. The defender, who played well last season whenhe did get thechance to play in the Newcastle first team, will stay until the end of the 2016-2017 season. Kevin Mbabu on loan to BSC [.

Report – Jurgen Klopp To Make Late Move For Sissoko

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Inter-Milan have agreed terms with Moussa Sissoko's representatives and the next step was for the Italian giants to put in a formal bid of what is reported to be €35M for the NewcastleUnited midfielder. No bid has yet been received by Newcastle, but news today that Jurgen Klopp of Liverpool, who paid Newcastle's asking price [.

Newcastle Could Be In For Two Strikers

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There was news last night that Newcastle have started talks to sign 27 year-old Wolfsburg striker Bas Dost, a striker we have been linked with since last summer when Newcastle tried to sign the big striker. The reports suggest Newcastle are in the lead to sign the former Heerenveen player, but it will be a [.

Newcastle In Surprise Move For Ireland International Midfielder

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Newcastle United are reported to be ready to make a move for top Everton midfielder James McCarthy, according to the Mail. The former Wigan player is a very good player and has played well in the Premier League for a number of years now and he has creativity and good technical ability in short [...]

Rafa Benitez Reported After International Defender

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Newcastle are reported to be interested in bringing £4M rated Tottenham right back DeAndre Yedlin to Newcastle, with there being concerns that Daryl Janmaat is being eyed up by a number of clubs, including Watford, West Ham and Napoli and he could leave Newcastle in the eight days remaining of the transfer window if a [.

Newcastle Interested In Scottish International Defender

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The Scottish Daily Record is reporting that Newcastle have joined the race to sign £1M rated Scottish International defender Callum Paterson. The London-born Hearts defender has been capped once by Scotland last May in the 1-0 defeat against Italy, but he isincluded in the Scottish squad announced yesterday to play Malta in the World Cup [.

So Who Is Alan Judge – Newcastle’s Next Signing?

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There are multiple reports that Brentford midfielder Alan Judge is on his way to Newcastle to take a medical today and sign on for Newcastle, and one of the sources is the Chronicle. Alan is 27 years old but suffered a double leg fracture in April playing against Ipswich Townand he is not expected to [.

Poll – How Will Newcastle Fare Against Cheltenham Town?

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Newcastle play Cheltenham Town this afternoon at St. James' Park in the second round of the EFL Cup and we really must be professional and win this game. Sometimes these kinds of games can be tricky,so we don't want the lads to be complacent. Comments welcome.

Newcastle In Race To Sign Dutch Striker

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News that Newcastle have started talks to sign 27 year-old Bas Dost, according to George Caulkin of the Times and Lee Ryder of the Chronicle , andNewcastle seem confident they can sign the 6ft 5ins striker. However there are other clubs also interested in the Ditch striker and they include Newcastle's promotion rivals Aston Villa.

Our Man Of The Match Could Become A Star Very Quickly

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We never fancied Dwight Gayle much when we saw him play for Crystal Palace and when he was signed for £10M in the summer, we were certainly willing to give the lada chance, but didn't think he was a particularly good signing. All change please. So maybe we were completely wrong again [...]

Another Midfielder To Follow Siem de Jong Out On Loan

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France Football are reporting that Newcastle central midfielder Henri Saivet will travel to Saint-Etienne tomorrow for a medical before his loan deal to the French club. Once Henri passes his medical the season long loan deal will go ahead and the 9 times capped Senegal International will be on his way.

Rafa Urges Players To Get Used To Doing This

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Rafa gave his press conference today and one of the things he was questions on was who will leave and who will stay but of courseRafa couldn't talk about any new players coming in. As far as players leaving such as Daryl Janmaat or Yoan Gouffran he said it was dependent on the offers that [...]

It’s Official – Siem De Jong Moves On Loan to PSV

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Newcastle have just announced that Siem de Jong has gone on loan to PSV for the season, where he will join his brother striker Luuk de Jong. Here 's what Newcastle have just put on their web-site: Newcastle United can confirm that Siem de Jong has joined PSV Eindhoven on a season-long loan. The [...]

Benitez Shows Real Ambition – We Want To Do Well In Cups

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Rafa Benitez has just given his press conference and he has said that while Newcastle want to get promoted this season, he also wants to do well in both of the cup competitions. That hasn't always been the case at Newcastle in the past, where the Premier League (and its money) was the only thing [...

Forward Gets Offers – Likely To Stay At Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez has said that Yoan Gouffran has received some offers to leave Newcastle, but that he is likely to stay on Tyneside and see out the final year of his four and a half year contract at Newcastle. For the second game in a row Yoan started on the wing at Bristol on Saturday [...]

Frank De Boer Talks About Moussa Sisssoko Being Interesting

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There were reports over the weekend that terms have been agreed between Moussa Sissoko's representatives and Inter-Milan and it seems the next step is for the Italian club to make a formal offer to Newcastle for the unhappy midfielder. But with only 9 days left in the summer transfer window it does seem that this [.

New Arrival 70% Fit – Promises To Run All Game When Fully Fit

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Senegal midfielder Mohamed Diame had a very good first half at Ashton Gate and brilliantly set up the winner for Dwight Gayle after 19 minutes. Gayle dispatched the ball into the back of the net in great style with his left foot a terrific goal from Newcastleto win the game. But Mo couldn't keep up [.

Report – Everton Have Called Off Galloway Loan Deal

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We were afraid this could happen and it seems Brendan Galloway's loan deal to Newcastle will not happen as the Chronicle chief reporter Lee Ryder has said Everton have pulled the plug on the deal. Brendan Galloway not coming Hearing #efc have pulled the plug on Brendan Galloway's loan move to #nufc club [.

Rafa Talks About What’s Needed At Newcastle

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One reason we were delighted with the result on Saturday and the good performance of the side, was that we didn't think our current team could grind out that kind of win on the road. So the fact they did that and the players played their hearts out at Bristol City was really good andaugers [...]

Returning Star Praises Rafa – He’s The Best Manager

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Aleksandar Mitrovic will finally return to the Newcastle team for tomorrow night's game against Cheltenham in the second round of the EFL Cup and it will be great to have Mitro back in the side. The young striker has now served his four match ban for getting sent off twice last season, the second time [.

Newcastle Have Two Players In Scotland Squad

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Newcastle's Grant Hanley and Matt Ritchie have both been included in the Scotland squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifier against Malta. Let's hope they don't come back injured. Grant Hanley and Matt Ritchie BREAKING NEWS | Scotland squad for the World Cup Qualifier against Malta. pic.twitter.com/5dAxXlnrQu — Scottish FA (@ScottishFA) August 22, 2016

Sebastien Haller Responds To Rumored Benitez Call

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FC Utrecht striker Sebastien Haller has been interviewed by Fox Sports and he was told there were rumors in the press that Newcastle's Rafa Benitez had talked with him over the phone about coming to the Tyneside club. He responded, but it's hard to read anything into what he says which isn't too much [.

Krul Signs New Deal – Could He Still Have Newcastle Future?

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Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul has been offered a new contract and will sign it before going on loan for the season at Ajax. Tim is wanted by the Dutch giants as a replacement for Dutch number one goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen, who is joining Barcelona. Krul has only one year left on his contract, but the [.

Rafa Lauds Important Player – Creates Winning Mentality

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Rafa Benitez was pleased with Mohamed Diame's first half performance at Bristol City on Saturday and the Senegal International set up Dwight Gayle brilliantly for what turned out to be the winning goal after 19 minutes. Benitez brought in the 29 year-old to provide some powerful midfield attacking threat to the side and possibly as [.

Sissoko Reported Close To Leaving Newcastle

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France Football are reporting that Inter-Milan are getting close to signing Newcastle's French International midfielder Moussa Sissoko for €35M, which is about £31M. Moussa Sissoko's reps have been in negotiations with Inter over the last few days for the powerful midfielder who wants to leave Newcastle and it seems that a deal may be [.

Rafa Involved Personally To Sign Top Striker – Bid Imminent

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We had an article out earlier today on Newcastle's interest in signing FC Utrecht French striker Sebastien Haller, but we also pointed out that while Haller is keen to play in England, it's in the Premier League where he wants to play his football. So it will be challenge for Newcastle and Rafa Benitez to [.

Newcastle In Negotiations For Talented Young Player

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There are various reports that Newcastle are interested in signing 22 year-old Utrecht striker Sebastien Haller, but there are other clubs also after the impressive young French striker. Sporting Lisbon, Monaco and Everton are the other clubs said to be interested in the player Sebastien only joined Utrecht last summer from Auxerre on a permanent [.

Newcastle In Shock Move For Defender

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The Mail are reporting that Newcastle want to sign Tottenham's American full-back DeAndre Yedlin. DeAndre signed for Tottenham in the summer of 2014 after impressing for the US in the World Cup in Brazil and he was signed from his home town club the Seattle Sounders. DeAndre Yedlin 39 times capped US International [.

Rafa On Why It’s Disruptive – Gives Praise To Unlikely Hero

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Rafa Benitez is not abig supporter of the summer transfer window extending into August,when the teams begin playing and in the Championship, teams play 6 games in August, more games than the Premier League teams play. And it unsettles clubs when we don't know who will be staying and who will be leaving and for [.

Why This Man Is Rafa Benitez’ Perfect Player

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At the end of last season Rafa Benitez played Vurnon Anita at left back and the Dutchman struggleda bit, but then he wasswitched to right back and heplayed very well and scored a great goal against Manchester City in the 1-1 draw at home. And in those last few games of lastseason Vurnon looked excellent [.

There’s A Beautiful Gayle Blowing In Newcastle

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Dwight Gayle scored a beautiful goal at Ashton Gate yesterday to secure all points for Newcastle in what was a critical game for the lads. What was really pleasing was that apart fromthe brilliant goal Newcastle also defended extremely well. It's not often you hear that from a Newcastle team over the last several years.

Three Dutchman Could Leave Newcastle This Month

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Newcastle could lose three experienced Dutch Internationals before the end of this month. There was news on Saturday that Daryl Janmaat could be leaving Newcastle with West Ham, Watford and Napoli all reported to be readyto bid for the 27 times capped 27 year-old Dutch International left-back. While Daryl has been professional this season, he [.

Bristol City 0 Newcastle 1 – Video Highlights

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Rafa Delighted – This Was A Big Step Forward

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Rafa Benitez was delighted with the gutsy performance of the Newcastle players today in the tough 1-0 win at Bristol City. City looked a good side, but Rafa had expected a hard game and we certainly got one. Newcastle players celebrate after Dwight Gayle goal But this performance has to be pleasing the way the [.

Newcastle Fans React On Twitter To Second Successive Win

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Newcastle fans took to Twitter after our second win in just four days and Newcastle were resolute at the back and the defense played very well indeed. After the game the Bristol City manager Lee John son said that Newcastle put up a brick wall after our goal. It's good we can do that [...]

Dwight Gayle’s Winning Goal – Video

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Here's Dwight Gayle's winning goal after 20 minutes today excellent play from Mohamed Diame who had a good game today and Gayle took the chance in excellent style a born goalscorer. When summer signings combine: Mohamed Diamé ?? @dwightgayle = 1-0 @NUFC.Catch all the goals on @channel5_tv at 9pm. https://t.

Who Was Your Man Of The Match For Newcastle?

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We really needed the win today at Bristol City against a good looking home side. A goal from Dwight Gayle after 20 minutes his fourthof the season did the trick for Newcastle in the 1-0 win. He's a player Alan Pardew didn't seem to rate at Crystal Palace but the new number 9 [...]

Gayle Goal Gives Newcastle 1-0 Hard Earned Win

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It was a goal after 20 minutes from Newcastle number 9 Dwight Gayle that gave Newcastle their first clean sheet of the season, a second successive win and our first win on the road since last December. The lads held firm under considerable pressure from the home side to win by that single goalthis afternoon.

Lascelles, Diame, Colback, Clark And Gouffran Start

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Rafa Benitez has just announced his team for the second away game of the season at Bristol City today and captain Jamaal Lascelles returns to the starting line-up and partners Chancel Mbemba at center-back. Newcastle: Sels, Anita, Mbemba, Lascelles, Clark, Ritchie, Hayden, Colback, Gouffran, Diame, Gayle Subs: Darlow Dummett, Sterry, Hanley, Shelvey, Aarons, Perez Ciaran [.

Rafa Reveals Newcastle Close To New Players Arriving

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Spanishmanager Rafa Benitez has said Newcastle are now close to bringing some new players into the club, but until the deals are closed you never really know. Rafa has been after at least a winger and a striker but has not been successful over the lastcouple of weeks. Rafa Benitez close to some new [.

Rafa Issues Down To Earth Communication To His Players

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With Rafa Benitez essentially building a new team at Newcastle, it may take a few games for things to settle down and after two shock defeats in the first two games, we looked a lot better on Wednesday night in beating Reading 4-1. And the play in the second half was more to the manager's [...]

Benitez Hints Forgotten Man Can Still Help Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez didn't have Yoan Gouffran in the 18 man squads for the first two games of the season, which ended in two defeats. But on Wednesday night the Frenchman, who has been frustrated these last couple of years playing very few games for us, started the game against Reading on the wing and he [.

Rafa Analyzes Today’s Opponents – Bristol City

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In their first two games of the season Bristol City beat Wigan 2-1 at home and then beat Burton Albion 2-1 away before narrowly losing 1-0 last Tuesday night at Norwich City. They are 8th in the Championship table with 6 points and Newcastle would overtake them with a win this afternoon. As for any [.

Rafa Gives His Verdict On New Goalkeeper

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In the absence of Tim Krul and Rob Elliot, newly arrived Matz Sels has won the starting position in goal over Karl Darlow, who has played many games in the Championship for Nottingham Forest. Rafa Benitez has taken time out to talk about the newBelgium goalkeeper and how he has performedso far this season.

It’s An Away Game Today – So It’s Worrying

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Since Rafa came into the club he has presided over 13 competitive games and 6 of those have been away games. Of those six we have lost 4 and drawn 2, so we still have to get a win away from home under Rafa so maybe today at Bristol City? Certainly if we are [...]

Fenerbahce Make Late Move For Newcastle’s Dutch International

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New Fenerbahce manager Dick Advocaat wants to take Newcastle United's Siem De Jong on loan for this season and that's news in Turkey's Sporx. But Fenerbahce may have to move quickly since the earlier news today was that Siem will be having his medical at PSV in the next couple of days, prior to a [..

Inter-Milan In Talks With Top Newcastle Midfielder

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Sky Sport Italia are reporting Inter-Milan are in negotiations with Newcastle's 27-year-old midfielder Moussa Sissoko. Their first target is 23 year-old Sporting Lisbon midfielder Joao Mario, but it seems the price of the Portuguese International has gone soaring to €50M (£44.2M) and that has forced Inter to look to Sissoko.

Sky Sports – Sissoko Not For Sale – An Old Story

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We saw the report last night from Sky Sports saying that Rafa Benitez said there had been no price put on MousaSissoko's head, because he was simply not for sale. Soat first we thought great Rafa has come out and said he is not selling Moussawith only 12 days left of the transfer window. Rafa [.

Initial Press Conference Comments – Key Player Fit to Play

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Rafa Benitez seemed fairly upbeat today and he was happy enough with the 4-1 result and the general play especially in the second half against Reading on Wednesday night. Next up is Bristol City tomorrow at Ashton Gate and the good news if that Mohamed Diame is fit to play. Rafa Benitez just completed [.

Newcastle Struggling To Attract Striker Target

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Newcastle have been reported interested in signing Utrecht striker Sebastien Haller, who is said to be keen to play in the Premier League. Tottenham were heavily linked with the player earlier this year and at that time a fee of £7.8M was mentioned and recent reports suggest he would go for about that price now.

Report – Moussa Sissoko Could Be Going Home

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Le10 Sport had a report out yesterday that Paris Saint-Germain are still interested in Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko and they are currently monitoring the situationwith the 41 times capped French striker. With only 12 days to go in the summer transfer window any clubs wanting to sign Moussa will need to move quickly, with Rafa [.

New Arrival Has OK Debut – Talks About Dressing Room Unity

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Ciaran Clark came in for his debut on Wednesday night in the 4-1 win against Reading and in his words he did OK on his debut. Ciaran can be a very accomplished player at his best but he has tended to be inconsistent in his time at Aston Villa, but maybe Rafa Benitez can help [...]

Midfielder To Leave Newcastle This Weekend

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It looks like 27 year-old Siem De Jong will get his wish and join his brother Luuk at PSV, as it appears his loan deal to the Dutch club for the season is going to happen. Sources in Holland have told the Chronicle that his medical at the club will take place in the next [...]

Newcastle Interested In Signing Bas Dost

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Newcastle were interested in buying 6ft 7ins striker Bas Dost last summer and if a report today is to be believed we have just bid for the 27 year-old Wolfsburg striker. There is news today in Portugal's A Bola that the big Wolfsburg striker is a target for Sporting Lisbon, although Leicester are also said [.

Matt Richie Explains Rafa’s Analytical Methods

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Matt Ritchie is quickly becoming a real fan favorite on Tyneside and he scored his first goal of the season with a penalty last night against Reading and he put it away in great style. The way weopened the Championship season wasunthinkable two successive defeatsto Huddersfield Town and Fulham, but last night the team [.

These Were Newcastle’s Best Three Players Against Reading

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We saw some good performances from the Newcastle players last night,and especially in the second half, which is reminiscent back in the early days when Rafa first arrived. The team always seemed to improve in the second half and that'sprobably because Rafa reads the game well and adjusts the team at half time.

Hayden Explains Why “Goal” Was So Important To Him

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It's very good when you get a movie made about your club and such a movie was GOAL back in 2006 which was made with the full cooperation of FIFA. The plot is about Santiago Munez who lives in LA and his ultimate dream is to play football professional football and he gets his chance [...]

Veteran Goalkeeper Returns To Newcastle For New Career

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Very good news today that Steve Harper has returned to Newcastle to take up a role as the goalkeeping coach at the Newcastle Academy. Well it's difficult to keep Steve away from Newcastle after he spent 20 years at the club having been signed form red Star back in 1995 when Kevin Keegan was the [...]

Why Newcastle Are Taking A Little Time To Get Into Gear

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What we probably need to realize at the beginning of this Championship season is that Rafa is essentially building a new team at Newcastle and he has cleared out some of the deadwood at the club which should have been done a long timeago. So we probably shouldn't expect Newcastle to be at their best [.

Newcastle After Goalscoring In-Demand French Striker

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L'Equipe are reporting today that Newcastle are interested in signing French U-21 striker Sebastien Haller who plays at Eredivisie club FC Utrecht. The 6ft 2ins striker has played for all of the French Youth sides including 14 appearances for the U-21 side with 9 goals. 22 year-old Utrecht striker Sebastien Haller He only joined Utrecht [.

Rafa Explains Some Of His Football Philosophy

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Jamaal Lascelles has not been in top form for Newcastle in the first two games of the season and some pundits think that getting the captaincy of a big club like Newcastle at such a young age 22 may be affecting the lad's form. And Rafa Benitez caused a stir when the team [...]

This Player Could Turn Out To Be The Find Of The Season

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Rafa Benitez has started Isaac Hayden in one of the central holding positions in all threegame this season, but whether he will start on Saturdayat Bristol City after only three days rest is unlikely. But it seems that Rafa has seen the vast potential ofthe 21 year-old former Arsenalyoungster and Isaac certainly is already atop [.

Striker Looking The Part For Newcastle

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There were a number of fans who were unhappy when Aleksandar Mitrovic allowed Dwight Gayle to have the number 9 shirt for the season and Dwight certainly wanted to wear the iconic Newcastle shirt. But his background in the game at least so far in his career wouldn't put him as a top [...]

Rafa Benitez Pours Praise On Unlikely Player

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Rafa Benitez has tonight praised the professionalism of Yoan Gouffran, who works hard every day in training and tonight he ran his socks off for the Newcastle cause, even though he knows he could be leaving Newcastle United before the end of this month. Yoan was a surprise starter on the wing and he was [.

Newcastle 4 Reading 1 – Video Highlights

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Rafa Kind Of Pleased With First Win – But …..

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Rafa Benitez doesn't get carriedaway and he is a perfectionist, so while the manager is pleased to get the first win under his belt so to speak Rafa knows there are still vast improvements that need to be made. But he has again said that it's hard for the players to concentrate when [...]

Newcastle Fans React On Twitter To First Win

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Here are some reactions on Twitter after Newcastle got their first points of the season tonight a 4-1 win at home to Reading. Matt Ritchie scores with penalty I think I'm starting to fall in love with Matt Richie!! Why he dropped down a division I don't know! #nufc — The Pride of Shields [...]

Newcastle Beat Reading 4-1 – We’re Off The Mark

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Newcastle United finally got some points up on the board tonight in front of over 48,000 fans at St. James' Park when the lads won 4-1 against Reading after the scores were tied at 1-1 at the half. Three very good second half goals sent the Newcastle fans homevery happy tonight and that was a [...]

Video – Dwight Gayle’s Superb Goal From A Free Kick

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Here is Dwight Gayles' first goal tonight and Newcastle's third after 69 minutes and he scores with a superb free kick. The Newcastle number 9 now has three goals form three games for Newcastle who said he didn't deserve to wear the iconic shirt?

Who Was Newcastle’s Man Of The Match In 4-1 Win

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Two goals fromDwight Gayle and one each form Isaac Hayden and Matt Ritchie (penalty) gave Newcastle a comfortable 4-1 win tonight against Reading. But it wasn't until after Ciaran Clark making his debut had given away a penalty in stoppage time in the first half we have now conceded in stoppage time in the [.

Clark And Mmemba In Central Defense – Gouffran Starts

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Rafa Benitez has just announced his team for our third league game of the season tonight at home to Reading. Ciaran Clark comes into central defense and he partners Chancel Mbemba. with Grant Hanley and captain Jamaal Lascelles on the bench tonight. There are three changes from the team that started on Saturday against [.

Newcastle Midfielder To Leave Before The End Of The Week

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France Football are reporting today that Henri Saivet will soon be back playing in France for St. Etienne andby the end of the week. Henri was signed in January for around £5M from Bordeaux, but has only made4 appearances for Newcastle since then and he has never appeared in a competitive match under Rafa [.

Tick Tock Tick Tock – Still No Bids For Midfielder

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Sky Sports is reporting today that Newcastle have not yet received any bids for their 27 year-old powerful France midfielder Moussa Sissoko. As the transfer window is drawing to a close there are two weeks left the more time goes by the more likely it is Moussa will have to stay on Tyneside and [...]

What People Told Mo Diame About Newcastle United

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Newcastle United's Mohamed Diame talked to people who had played at Newcastle and they told him just to go there because the club is massive, even through we are in the second division at the moment. And while big Mo plays in a similar way to Moussa Sissoko and is of the same build, [...]

Rafa’s Strong Hint Newcastle Likely To Keep Top Midfielder

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The Moussa Sissoko saga at Newcastle has dragged on since the Euro Finals in France in June and July, when Sissoko played really well for his home country and subsequently drove his transfer price up to £35M. Since the final on July 10th, which France lost 1-0 to Portugal after extra time, Moussa has done [.

Benitez Responds To Booing And Bad Start

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Rafa didn't look a very happy man at the end of the game at home to Huddersfield on Saturday afternoon and that was the first time he had lost a game at St. James' Park sincehe joined Newcastle back in March. It didn't come at a good time for Newcastle either, after we had been [...]

Blow To Newcastle – What’s Our Best Team For Reading?

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New signing Mohamed Diame picked up an ankle injury in his debut last Saturday against Huddersfield and will miss the game tonight against Reading. Moussa Sissoko also pickedup an injury in training and will miss tonight's game, although he was unlikely to play with his long transfer saga ongoing. Matt Ritchie should start tonight Newcastle [.

Transfer Shock At Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez said yesterday that if Newcastle get some offers in this month for veteran goalkeeper Tim Krul then they will consider selling him. It looks like Tim will be the odd man out of the five goalkeepers we currently have Tim, Matz Sels, Karl Darlow, Rob Elliot and 19 year-old England U-19 International [.

Calm, Confident Benitez Placates Fans – More Signings Soon

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We watched the Rafa Benitez press conference today and Rafa was unconcerned about the poor start to the season. He admitted results-wise it's been very bad with two defeats in our first two games, but he said we could have won both games if we had taken our chances and defended better. Rafa Benitez [.

This Wanted Newcastle Defender Is Going Nowhere

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West Brom have been interested in signing Newcastle left-back Paul Dummett this summer and there's news today they will firm up their interest in the 24 year-old Welsh International, after they sold James Chester to Aston Villa for around £8M last Friday. West Brom are said to have had other defensive targets lined, but [.

Rafa Reveals Enquiries Made About Moussa Sissoko

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Moussa Sissoko picked up an ankle injury yesterday and therefore will not be involved in tomorrow night's home game against Reading and new signing Mohamed Diame has also picked up an injury playing against Huddersfield and will also not play tomorrow night. Rafa has also admitted today there have been recent enquiries made about Moussa [.

Two More Clubs Reported After Top Newcastle Midfielder

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French newspaper L'Equipe is reporting today that both Everton and Inter-Milan are interested in signing Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko. With only 15 days left in the summer transfer window any clubs wanting Sissoko will have to move fairly quickly with Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez saying he is unlikely to sell the 26 year-old late in [.

Newcastle To Bid One More Time For Attacking Midfielder

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Newcastle would appear to have no chance now of signing 24 year-old Brighton winger Anthony Knockaert, since Anthony has just signed a new deal at Brighton. He has also said yesterday that he is very happy at Brighton & Hove Albion and wants to lead the club to the Premier League this season. But that [.

Rafa Benitez Lays Down The Law About Ridiculous Mistakes

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Newcastle fans are a little shocked at the poor start Newcastle have made to their season and we are already 6 points off the pace and must start to pick up some wins in August and end the losing streak. Maybe the players are believing the headlines too much that Newcastle are almost [...]

Newcastle Want Two More Strikers And More New Players

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The news today is that Newcastle want to bring in as many as four new players before the transfer window ends two weeks tomorrow. The Chronicle is reporting that Rafa wants to bring in two strikers, including an experienced striker who could even be in his 30s. Brendan Galloway Newcastle want to complete loan [.

Poll – Can Newcastle Get First Win Against Reading?

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Newcastle play Reading at home tomorrow night and we hope we can break our duck and get our first win and first points on the board this season, after suffering two shock defeats in the first two games. We are already 6 points off the pace and need to start winning some games this month. [...]

Rafa Is Uncertain About This Dutchman’s Future

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Siem de Jong has been at Newcastle for 26 months now and he's only played 26 times for the team with two goals not exactly a large number of games and the reason is that Siem has been injured most of the time. In his first season on Tyneside he played 5 times with [...]

Newcastle Reported Interested In Championship Striker

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Newcastle United are said to be interested in signing Huddersfield Town's Bermudian striker Nahki Wells, who scored against us in first half stoppage time on Saturday in the 2-1 defeat. That was Huddersfield's first win at Newcastle in 63 years.

Rafa – It’s Been Bad News For Us – But We’ll Be Fine

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Rafa Benitez has held his press conference for the game at home to Reading tomorrow night and we really hope we can a win to break the run of two successive defeats as we start life in the Championship. Rafa Benitez at pressconference These are some of the initial comments coming through from the [.

Good News – Returning Player Can Still Do A Job For Newcastle

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With a lot of tentativeness and uncertainty in the Newcastle team at the beginning of the season, what we seem to be lackingis some experience, so it's good news today that Tim Krul is almost fully fit again and ready to join the goalkeepers in daily training in one to two weeks. Tim joined the [..

Sissoko’s Dream Team Could End Up Being Crystal Palace

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Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew had said earlier this summer he was interestedin signing Moussa Sissoko from Newcastle, but not for the £35M asking price. No club has yet come in with a good offer for the midfielder that Newcastle would be willing to accept and the news thatReal Madrid were interested in Sissoko [.

These Are Three Areas of Concern For Rafa Benitez

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It was another shock result for Newcastle in the Championship last Saturday and this time it was at home to Huddersfield, a team not expected to challenge for a promotionplace, but maybe they will be a surprise team this season? Newcastle didn't play well especially in the first half and we mustget off to better [.

Benitez – This Doesn’t Help – We Have To Start Again

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It's something that has come as a major shock to Newcastle fans and given the pre-season when Newcastle were installed as odds-on favorites to get promotion this season, we have started the season with two defeats in a row and one of them at home in front of a sold-out 52,000 fans at St. James' [...]

Decision Time On Sissoko Is Fast Approaching

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Newcastle have so far had no acceptable bids come in for Moussa Sissoko and there are 16 days left in this transfer window. It seems Rafa will be happy when September arrives so he can have a settled squad and there are still players who could leave the club before then and they include Manu [...]

Hull Striker Could Soon Arrive At His Dream Club – Newcastle

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It looks like Hull City's Uruguayan striker Abel Hernandez might not end the transfer window as a Hull City player. It seems that Hull City's hectic preparation to the season, when manager Steve Bruce resigned because of lack of signings, has caused the Uruguayan International to rethink his future.

Rafa Reveals Why It’s Easy For Him To Make Changes

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Rafa Benitez is still testing some players and giving them games as he tries to work out who are his key players this season and who to play where during a time of two games a week. We still have four games to play through August 27th (13 days) starting at home to Reading on [...]

One More Surplus Player To Leave Newcastle This Week

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Newcastle central midfielder Henri Saivet was only signed in January but he has played just four games for Newcastle and it looks like that's all he will play for the Magpies as there is news in France that St. Etienne want to sign him on loan. French daily L'Equipe are reporting that manager Christophe Galtier [.

It’s Frustrating But We Need The Fans Behind Us – Don’t Panic

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Newcastle have lost the first two games in the Championship and if any of our players or fans thought it was going to be a cake-walk this season they will know it isn't going to be that, which is a pity but the reality. It doesn't mean we still cannot do really well this season [...]

This Star Player Was Again Our Man Of The Match

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When Manchester United beat Bournemouth 3-1 at Bournemouth today the TV commentators mentioned their top wingerMatt Richie had left the club to join Newcastle in the summer and Matt certainly seems like he is exactly that a top winger. While he started on the bench yesterday he came on in the second half for Rolando [.

Rafa Readies Major Clear-Out At Newcastle

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After what has been a nervous and tentative two games and two defeats for Newcastle, as we startin the Championship for the first time since 2009, let's hope it's just some teething problems with our new team under RafaBenitez. There seems to be some instability being caused by players wanting to leave the club [.

Sky Sports Report Newcastle After Italian Playmaker

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Wantaway Sheffield Wednesday playmaker/striker Fernando Forestieri refused to play yesterday for his club in the 0-0 draw at Norwich, but manager Carlos Carvalhal has said the player is going nowhere. But as we found out with Yohan Cabaye three years ago when he refused to play for us when the season started in August of [.

Newcastle’s Terrible Start Because Of This – Hopefully

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Who would have thought when the Championship League fixtures came out and we saw we were away to Fulham and at home to Huddersfield in the first two games that we would lose both those games. Both those opposing clubs have won both their opening games. If Newcastle cannot get their act together rather quickly, [.

Rafa Considering Whether He Should Play Moussa Sissoko

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Newcastle's second defeat in as many game at the start of the Championship season will start the anxieties going again for the Newcastle fans what so soon? Moussa Sissoko wants to leave the club, but there is a likelihood that no club will meet the £35M transfer fee Newcastle are asking for the [.

Newcastle 1 Huddersfield 2 – Video Highlights

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Here are the video highlights from yesterday we need a bit of luck to get that first win maybe Wednesday.....

Middlesbrough Try To Hijack Newcastle Deal

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Losing our first two games of the season is not exactly going to help us in getting good players to the club before the end of August. And today the People are reporting that Premier League clubMiddlesbrough have made a late bid to try to gazump Newcastle's season-long loan move for Brendan Galloway of Everton.

Rafa Laments Too Many Mistakes – Only One Positive

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Rafa Benitez has his work cut out to turn things around at Newcastle and get things on track for possible promotion next May. But the manager is not panicking with two defeats in the two games we have played so far in the Championship games in which the Newcastle side has not played well. [...]

Rafa Benitez – We Weren’t Expecting That – Fans Stunned

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This was not in the script for Newcastle this season. And after the last two pathetic seasons when our players have looked pathetic and embarrassing at times we have started this season worse than we did the last two with two successive defeats and another lethargic displayfrom far too many of Newcastle's highly [.

Newcastle Fans React On Twitter To Second Successive Defeat

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Newcastle fans have taken to Twitter to try to get rid of some of the severe frustrations of the odds-on favorites to get promoted back to the Premier League at our first attempt have lost our first two games and will be very close to bottom place in the league after the games have all [...]

Now A Shock Home Defeat – Lose 2-1 To Huddersfield

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Newcastle did not play well today in front of a sold-out crowd of over 52,000 at St. James' Park and so much for making St. James' Park a fortress this season, as we did not play well and lost our second league game this time 2-1 to Huddersfield we will be near the [...]

Diame Makes His Debut – Shelvey, Mbemba, Aarons Start

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Rafa Benitez has just named the Newcastle starting eleven for the important game against Huddersfield Town this afternoon and he gives a debut to Mohamed Diame and also Chancel Mbemba returns to the side to partner captain Jamaal Lascelles at center-back. But Matt Ritchie is on the bench and that's probably rotation from Rafa [.

Rafa – It Was Easy Decision Not To Play Him – He’s Happy

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It was a bit of a surprise when Rafa preferred Grant Hanley to Chancel Mbemba against Fulham in the first game but Chancel had missed the last pre-season friendly against Vitesse with an ankle injury and Grant had played well alongside captain Jamaal Lascelles. Rafa has explained Chancel'somissionand he has said it was an easy [.

Benitez Responds To Mitrovic Possibly Leaving Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez has responded to the stories earlier this week that he doesn't trust 21 year-old Aleksandar Mitrovic and wants to sell him before the end of August. That story originated in the Mirror and was quickly deniedby sources at the club. Mitro still has three games left to serve in his four game suspension [.

Rafa Still Undecided On Newcastle 19 Year-Old

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19-year-old Adam Armstrong could still find himself sent out on loan this season, with Rafa Benitez keen to get him playing plentyof first team games to aid in his development. But with Newcastle struggling to get their transfer targets through the door, whether Adam stays or goes could well depend on how well we do [.

23 Year-Old Could Be Surpise Departure This Month

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Massadio Haidara was signed from Nancy in January of 2013, but he has never been able to tie down a regular starting spot at Newcastle, mainly because of all the injuries he's picked up in his three and a half years on Tyneside. Sadio is currently out with a knee injury and he has taken [...]

Surprise – With Few Clubs Interested Sissoko Could Stay

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Sissoko has been pleading for Real Madrid to come in for him but the Madrid news outletMarca on August 3rd reported that while they were aware of all the media speculation surrounding Sissoko and the Spanish giants, their understanding was that Real Madrid were simply not interested in signing the Newcastle midfielder.

Rafa Stresses What’s So Important For This Season

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One big reason Rafa Benitez decided to stay on at second division Newcastle was the fans and he has asked a number of times that everybody associated with the club sticks together through the good and the bad. It wasn't great at Fulham but there was also no overreaction as most fans have total confidence [.

Newcastle Defender – It’s Up To Us Now

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There's a very good interview with Daryl Janmaat who seems to have accepted he is going nowhere this summer and wants to stick in and help Newcastle do really well this season in the Championship and get immediately promoted. We must say we have been impressed with Daryl'sattitude in his last few interviews and this [.

Rafa Reveals How He Told Sissoko To Behave

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Rafa Benitez has told BBC Radio Newcastle he has spoken to Moussa Sissoko about the inappropriate interviews he has given particularly in the French press, as Sissoko has almost pleaded with Real Madrid to come and gethim from Newcastle. We're not absolutely sure but we think Real Madrid is his current dream team, but that's [.

Sissoko In Newcastle Squad – Rafa May Keep Him

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Rafa Benitez had given a strong message out today to both Moussa Sissoko and any clubs wanting to sign the player and the manager has asked any clubs who are interested in signing the Newcastle midfielder to put their offers in now if they want to buy Sissoko this summer. Rafa has also said Newcastle [.

Newcastle Considering New Improved Bid For Forward

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It was interesting a week ago when Rafa Benitez was talking about how difficult it would be to bring Brighton winger Anthony Knockaert to Newcastle, that he hadn't exactly given up on signing the 24 year-old French winger. Benitez was talking about how difficult it would be to persuade Chris Hughton's Brighton a promotion [.

Newcastle Face Tough Schedule Through August

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Newcastle United's EFL Cup second round tie at home against Cheltenham Town has been scheduled forTuesday, 23rd August with a 7.45pm kick-off time. That has now been announced on the Newcastle web-site but was put out by Cheltenham yesterday as an alert to their fans who want to make the trip north to Newcastle.

New Arrival Explains Strange Way He Developed His Skills

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Issac Hayden already looks like an excellent technical player since we signed him from Arsenal for a measly £2.5M in the summer, and he started the game at Fulham a week ago. Issac looked comfortable in one of the holding midfield positions although another poor goal conceded from a set piece cost us that game [.

This Team Should Give Magpies More Power Against Terriers

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We expect Rafa Benitez to make a few changes from the side that started at Fulham a week ago and put in a disappointing display. That display gave us our first defeat of the season in the very first game and that was a huge surprise forNewcastle fans and probably forRafa too. So [...]

Newcastle Sign Danish Teenage Wonderkid

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There was news three days ago that we were trying to sign 16 year-old Danish Elias Fritjof Sorensen from HB Koge and their Sporting Director did not argue that some great conversations were ongoing with Newcastle about the teenager. Elias has been referred to as a wonderkid because of his precocious play for one so [.

Transfer Request Means Brendan Galloway Loan Closer

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It seems that Everton boss Ronald Koeman does not want to allow Brendan Galloway to go on loan to Newcastle for the season until he brings in more defensive reinforcements, after the Toffees sold John Stones to ManchesterCity for close to £50M. Koeman has already signed Swansea city captain Ashley Williams as a replacement and [.

Galloway Loan Deal Is Being Held Up

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At the beginning of the week it looked like Brendan Galloway could be signed on Tuesday on loan for the season and have enough training with the squad that he could have been in contention for the game on Saturday at home to Huddersfield. But we have heard very little about the deal in the [...]

Long Needed Positive Changes In The Pipeline At Newcastle

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We put out an article earlier today that included some tweets about the Fans Forum meeting last night from Forum member Taylor Payne, who is the Members Representative. Rafa Benitez came in for the last hour and surprised the members and took lots of questions from them. Since then Taylor has put out more tweets [.

Fans Unsure Whether Sissoko Should Play In August

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It's fairly close in our poll on whether Rafa Benitez should play Moussa Sissoko while we wait for a dream club to come in this month and whisk the midfielder away from us for a massive £35M fee. A slight majority don't want him to play, but we also have just over a 1200votes inat [...]

Brilliant Benitez Turns Up At Last Night’s Fans Forum Meeting

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We were wondering if Newcastle had given up on the Fans Forum meetings, since we haven't had one since Monday, February 22nd and that was a bit of a disaster with some of the responses from Lee Charnley less than realistic as he refused to admit the club were in a crisis. And it [...]

Poll – How Will Newcastle Fare Against Huddersfield?

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Hopefully Newcastle can get off the mark on Saturday afternoon against Huddersfield Town and there will be a display of flagsfrom the Gallowgate Flags group 30 minutes before the first home game of the season begins. It's Black and White Day and fans are asked to wear their black and white shirts and scarves to [.

Reading Experience Can Be Good Omen For Newcastle

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Newcastle started the season off badly with a 1-0 defeat at Fulham on the first day of the season last Friday something most of us did not expect. Butwe have to remember that Reading were beaten in their first game in their famous promotion season back in 2005-2006 when they got a massive 106 [.

Newcastle Defender Upbeat But Cautious

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Newcastle are expected to bring in 20 year-old Everton left-back Brendan Galloway imminently on loan for the season. Brendan will offer some competition for the left-back spot to local lad Paul Dummett, who is currently the starting left-back at the club. Paul has been interviewed in the Chronicle today and although we got off to [.

Newcastle Make An Approach For Anderlecht Striker

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The Telegraph is reporting that Newcastle United are interested in signing Anderlecht striker Idrissa Sylla, according to a report. The 25 year-old only joined Anderlecht from French club Le Mans last summer and seemed to have a mediocre first season in terms of goal-scoring he scored only 9 goals. 25 year-old Anderlecht striker Idrissa [.

McClaren Illustrates The Depth Of Incompetence At Newcastle

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We were heavily linked with center-back Lamine Kone of Lorient in the January transfer window and after Lamine was at Sunderland to sign but left in disgust because nothing was happening we thought it would have been an opportunity for Newcastle. Why didn't we step in and sign the 27 year-oldcenter-backfor a bargain £5M?

Tone Deaf Sissoko Speaks Again – More Embarrasment

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Moussa Sissoko has spoken again to the press, this time to BBC World Service, and he has again put his foot in it but what's new? Moussa has addressed the concern and anger Newcatsle fans have over his continuous statements in the press about wanting to leave the club. This is what Sissoko told [...]

Newcastle Now A Forward Thinking Club

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It was leaked earlier on Wednesday that Newcastle were offering a five year enhanced deal to 19 year-old winger Rolando Aarons, who is in the last year of his contract on Tyneside. And last night Newcastle made it official. Rolando Aarons after signing five year deal This is what the club put out on their [.

Newastle Draw Cheltenham Town At Home In EFL Cup

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Newcastle United have drawn Cheltenham Town at home in the second round of the EFL Cup and the tie will be played in a few weeks time during the week commencing Monday, 22nd August. The Robins have met Newcastle once before in the FA Cup 4th round in January of 2006 when we won 2-0 [...]

Midfielder Looking To Leave Newcastle This Month

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It seems that Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote still wants to leave Newcastle this summer and he is said to asked his agent to look for potential clubs he could move to. The 52 times capped Ivory Coast international had a move set up to move to Abu Dhabi side Al Jazira club, but that proposed [...]

Newcastle Make Massive Bid For Italian international Playmaker

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Italian outlet Il Mattino are reporting that Newcastle have offered Napoli star Lorenzo Insigne a five year deal that would almost triple his current wages to around £4.3M. The news is that Premier league club West Ham have also offered terms to the 25 year-old attacking midfielder. Lorenzo Insigne Napoli's attacking midfielder His agent [.

Poll – Should Newcastle Play Moussa Sissoko In August?

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News today that Moussa Sissoko is ready to join the Newcastle first team squad in training now that his fitness is up to speed having now trained for about 10 days on his own. There are indications that Rafa Benitez now wants to play him in Newcastle's side while he is still at the club. [...]

Top Newcastle Youngster To Get New Five Year Deal

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News coming through that Rolando Aarons is ready to sign a new deal to stay long-term at Newcastle United. The 19 year-old is in the final year of his current contract and has been offered a new five-year deal to stay on at Newcastle under Rafa Benitez. Rafa Benitez with Rolando Aarons Newcastle had been [.

This Player Unlikely To Leave Newcastle This Summer

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Last season there were a number of Premier League clubs said to be interestedin signing 24 year-old Newcastle left-back Paul Dummett and they included Alan Pardew'sCrystal Palace, West Brom and Stoke City. With the imminent arrival of 20 year-old Everton left-back Brendan Galloway on loan for the season, maybe it's not too surprising that some [.

The Huge Benefits Of Having Newcastle In The Championship

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The last time we were in the Championship back in 2009 most of the clubs were very pleased that such a big club like Newcastle United were in England's second division, because it made money for them. But we weren't so pleased as I recall.

Newcastle In New Battle For Bundesliga Striker

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We reported a couple of days ago that Newcastle are again interested in signing 23 year-old Dutch striker Luc Castaignos, whoaccording to our records the Magpies wereinterested in signing back in 2012 when he was a 19 year-old at Inter-Milan. Rafa Benitez is looking to bring in at least one more striker before the end [.

Rafa Still Plans Bunch Of Arrivals And Departures In August

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It was always going to be a tricky and difficult task for Rafa Benitez and Lee Charnley to bring in abunch of new players and let others leave this summer, as Rafa tries to rebuild the Newcastle squad from the ground up. But many players have now left or are leaving who should have been [...]

9 Players Could Still Leave Newcastle Permananently Or On Loan

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There are three weeks to go in the summer transfer window and Rafa has not used a number of players who he will now try to move out of the club either permanently or on loan for the coming season. Players likeEmmanuel Riviere, Sammy Ameobi and Haris Vuckic have no future under Rafa and should [...]

Player’s Agent Reveals It’s All Up To Newcastle

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There were reports yesterday that PSV would like to sign Newcastle midfielder Siem de Jong on loan for the season and the reports were that the PSV Technical Director Marcel Brands had refused this week to deny his interest inthe player. However, today the player's agent has said his client'sfuture is almost entirely dependent on [.

Rafa Thanks Gallowgate Flags Group – Black And White Day

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Rafa Benitez has come out and thanked thoseseason ticket holdersin the Gallowgate end who are behind the Gallowgate Flags initiative for going the extra mile to help raise the fantastic atmosphere at St. James' Park for the home games in this vital season for the club. It's a tremendous initiative taken up on their own [.

Another Newcastle Star Could Be Sent On Loan

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PSV Eindhoven are reported to want Siem de Jong on loan this season, after he has struggled with injury and poor form at Newcastle United for the last couple of years. Siem was thought to be a good signing for Newcastle two years ago when we signed the Ajax captain for what at the time [...]

Newcastle Reported After Irish International Striker

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The Sun is reporting that Newcastle want to sign Ipswich Town striker David McGoldrick, who has played 4 times for Ireland. Rafa Benitez is keen on getting somebody in who is used to playing in the Championship and the 6ft 1ins striker has spent the last 8 seasons playing in the Championship with the last [.

Newcastle Negotiating For Highly Rated Danish Wonderkid

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Rafa Benitez is trying to build up the player ranks of Newcastle at all levels of the club and it's not surprising to see him bring in some younger players this summer, who can strengthen both the U-18 Youth side and the Newcastle U-21 side. There is news today that Newcastle are interested in signing [.

Hints Newcastle Goalkeeper On His Way In January

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Juventus were keen to bring in Newcastle's Tim Krul as back-up to 38-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon a couple of years ago when a massive £20M transfer fee was mentioned. It seems the Italian giants are still interestedin Tim as the eventual replacement, but Tim will probably not play until October and he will have to [.

This Deal Would Make A Lot More Sense For Newcastle

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We had a report out on Saturday about Newcastle being interestedin bringing 19 year-old Everton defender to Newcastlethis summer on loan. But we questioned whether a straightloan deal was good for Newcastle, with the likelihood that Brendan would play quite a few games for Newcastle in the Championship this season, become a better player underthe [.

Rafa Benitez Opts For Loan Deal For 19 Year-Old

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The Scottish Sun is reporting today that Glasgow Rangers have targeted a loan move for Newcastle's young 19 year-old local striker Adam Armstrong. Rangers manager Mark Warburton is after another striker, with Martyn Waghorn having picked up a hamstring injury, and Adam Armstrong is reported to be in the manager's sights.

Newcastle Close To Getting Two Players In

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Rafa Benitez wants one new player brought in and the loan deal of Brendan Galloway the 20 year-old Zimbabwe born Everton left-back completed before this coming Saturday. If Brendan Galloway does come to Newcastle on a loan deal, it says that Rafa Benitez thinks he needs competitionfor Paul Dummett and Sadio Haidara, who [.

Newcastle Midfielder Could Be On His Way

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25 year old Senegal International midfielder could leave Newcastle before this coming Sunday for Marseille and there is a report in the Marseille local newspaper La Provence are hoping to that can be accomplished before next Sunday when the French League kicks of its season. Henri has had a tough time of it since he [.

Newcastle Again Linked With The Next Thierry Henry

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According to the Chronicle, Newcastle may be after 23 year-old Dutch striker Luc Castaignos, who Newcastle have been linked with since the summer of 2012, when he was just 19 years old and at Inter-Milan; it was just before his move to FC Twente. Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez is looking to bring in a striker [.

Moussa Sissoko Is Now On Dangerous Ground

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Moussa Sissoko would be well advised to follow Gini Wijnaldum's example at Newcastle and act in a professional manner while he is waiting for his transfer to come through if in fact it does come through. Gini trained well for over three weeks and seemedto be upbeat and enjoy the training and heplayed in [.

Striker Is Still Said To Be In Rafa’s Plans

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There was a report in the Mirror yesterday that Rafa Benitez wanted to sell Aleksandar Mitrovic before the end of this summer's transfer window. But the local papers are reporting they don't think that's true and that Mitrovic is firmly in the plans of manager Rafa Benitez. We knew Mitrovic was settled on Tyneside when [.

This Deal Could See Sissoko On His Way This Weeek

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With Paul Pogba's soap opera almost over as he will complete his medical today and sign on for Manchester United for a ridiculous £110M that leaves the way open for Moussa Sissoko to finally leave Newcastle. And with the mad spending in the transfer market by some Premier League clubs going on this [.

Rafa Benitez Lays Down The Law To His Players

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Rafa Benitez was as surprised as the rest of us, the way Newcastle played on Friday night at Fulham when we managed to lose our first game 1-0 in what is an absolutely crucial season for the Newcastle United Football club. We just have to get promoted back to the Premier League, come hell or [...]

Poll Results – What To Do With Moussa Sissoko

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In our poll on what fans think Rafa should do with Moussa Sissoko this summer, only a small 8% want him to stay on at Newcastle, even after the shock defeat at Craven Cottage on Friday night. Most fans want him sold if we can get £35M for him, but 29% want him to be [...]

Report – Dream Club Readying Huge Bid For Sissoko

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The Mirror is reporting that PSG could make a €42M bid for Moussa Sissoko, which using today's exchange rate is worth around £35.6M But we probably should be a little skeptical of this report because of two things. One is that it was the Mirror who reported yesterday that Newcastle want to sell AleksandarMitrovic, maybe [.

Some Good News This Week For Newcastle

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There was great news posted on the Newcastle United Twitter account today that the total sales so far are over 50,000 so the game at St. James' Park against HuddersfieldTown will surely be a sell-out now. And with the disappointing result last Friday in London will hopefully inspire Rafa and the playersto want to play [.

This Is Good News For Newcastle Striker

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We reported recentlythere were several clubs interestedin signing 26 year-old Newcastle striker Emmanuel Riviere, who we bought fromMonaco two years ago for £6M. The French striker has not played at all for Newcastle this pre-season although it looks like he has still been injured, but in any case he is not in Rafa's plans at [.

More Verbal Nonsense From Moussa Sissoko

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Newcastle's Moussa Sissoko is doing his best to attract a big enoughclub that Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez will let him go this summer and for a lot of Newcastle fans that would be just great. We are sick of this man talking about bigger clubs than Newcastle and it would be good to see him [...]

Benitez – This is Affecting Some Of Our Players

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There are high expectation of the new Newcastle United team under RafaBenitez and everyteam in the Championship will do their best to beat us this season. Fulham did exactly that on Friday night and we cannot have that as a regular occurrence otherwise we will get nowhere near to being promoted and that would be [.

Our Man Of The Match Could Become Newcastle’s Best Player

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Newcastle lost Andros Townsend through his escape clausein his contract when we were relegated and he was soldto Crystal Palace for £13M to continue his career under Alan Pardew after being coached to play some of his best football by Rafa Benitez. But we replaced Andros with Bournemouth player Matt Ritchie before Newcastle allowed Andros [.

Should Rafa Sell Moussa Sissoko – Poll

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We are trying to get a handle on how fans think about Moussa Sissoko let us know what you think Rafa should do with him. Moussa Sissoko with Rafa Benitez Comments welcome.

Report – Newcastle In For Premier League Defender

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There is a report today that Newcastle are one of four clubs trying to sign 21 year-old Manchester United defender Paddy McNair and it's not the first time we have been linked with this player this summer. The news is being reported by Sky Sports chief reporter Kaveh Solhekol, but we have our doubts [.

Rafa Benitez – What Newcastle Can’t Do This Season

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One of the things that can be classedas positive about last night's 1-0defeatat Craven Cottage is that it came in the very first game of the season. So all this hypeabout Newcastle walking away with the Championship and being a cast iron certaintyfor promotion isn't as obvious or as certain as it mayappear.

Sissoko – What It Would Take To Leave Newcastle

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Rafa had said before the game last night at Fulham that he had talked with both Moussa Sissoko and his agent about what needs to happen before Moussa will be allowed to leave Newcastle. That basically is that a bid for Moussa comes in at Newcastle's valuation of him which is said to be around [...]

Experienced Newcastle Striker Now In Demand

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In last night's game at Craven Cottage Newcastle came back in the second half after most of the players woke up from the first half sleep-walk and although we created some chances Mat Ritchie and Rolando Aarons probably missed the best two we just couldn't score and ended up losing 1-0. Newcastle's [.

Former Newcastle Midfielder Pinpoints One Big Problem

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For the last few seasons one of the biggest problems we have had is Newcastle haveconceded far too many goals and we have conceded 255 in total over the last four Premier League seasons including 65 goals last season when we were relegated. Another problem isthat we have failed to score enough goals and [.

Believe – Rafa Will Quickly Put Things Right With This New Team

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WhenRafa first came into the club in March it took him a good four games to put things right with the fourth game being a disaster at Southamptonand we all were almost certain after that we had not chance. We collected just one point in those first four games and lost at relegation candidates Norwich [.

Rafa Wants To Sell Aleksandar Mitrovic This Summer

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The Mirror are reporting on Sunday that Newcastle are ready to sell 21 year-old striker Aleksandar Mitrovic. Something we had wondered for a while the Mirror is reporting that Rafa simply cannot trust the young striker who was sent off twice last season including in the last game of last season when he for [.

Newcastle After Exciting Young England Defender

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The Mirror is reporting today that Rafa Benitez is keen on signing Everton's top 20 year-old defender Brendan Galloway, who can play at center-back or left-back. The report is that Newcastle want him on loan for the season, but we'd be surprised if that's true because Rafa would have trouble guaranteeing him much playing time.

Newcastle Suffer Shock 1-0 Defeat At Craven Cottage

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Newcastle started life in the Championship with a stunning and unexpected 1-0 defeat at Craven Cottage tonight and the goal that beat us was another poor one with 6ft 6ins striker Matt Smith heading the ball home unchallenged after 45 minutes from a free kick. So it was another goal conceded from a set play.

Hanley, Hayden And Colback Start – Armstrong On Bench

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Rafa Benitez has just named his first team ever to play in the English Championship in this Newcastle's very first game of the season and Rafa has names a team in which 5 players will be making their debuts for the side.. Newcastle (4-2-3-1): Matz Sels; Daryl Janmaat, Grant Hanley, Jamaal Lascelles (c), Paul Dummett; [.

Rafa Benitez Praises Fantastic Kevin Keegan

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There's an excellent interview that Ian Holloway had had with Rafa Benitez today for Sky Sports in what was Ian's first ever interview as the interviewer. It's a fascinating interview with one manager asking the other the right questions from a manager's viewpoint. And it was at the very end of the interview that it [.

Benitez Identifies What’s Important In The Transfer Market

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Whether Newcastle were still in the Premier League this summer or we dropped down to the Championship with Rafa Benitez in charge of things Newcastle were always going to have a clear-out of the squad and it was long overdue. So we have ignored some of the news and fans of other [...]

Benitez On Ambitions, Goals And Challenges At Newcastle

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Rafa Benitez is the most celebrated manager who has graced the England second division the Championship in decades and the officials running the league must be delighted with the way he has respected the league and the teams in it during the run-up to the season. Rafa is no fool and he knows it [..

A Potent Message From The Captain

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Jamaal Lascelles deserved to be given the Newcastle captaincyeven though the lad is still only 22, which is really young to be captain of such a massive club like Newcastle and he's only made 22 appearances so far for the club. But it's testament to his strong character and he seems to have all the [.

Why Lascelles Is The New Newcastle Captain

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Rafa Benitez had all of pre-season to decide who will be the new captain at Newcastle now that Fabricio Coloccini has finally left the club and got his move to San Lorenzo. And Rafa seems to have made the right choice in giving it to22 year-old Jamaal Lascelles and he even gave tests to the [...]

Surprisingly Strong Commitment From Newcastle Player

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The Shields Gazette has a good exclusive interview today with Newcastle right-back Daryl Janmaat, who famously smashed his hand again the dressing room at half time at Southampton lastseason in sheer frustration. Someof us thought Daryl would probably try to move away from Newcastle but it looks like he will stay and help us get [.

Former Captain Kevin Nolan Talks About Rafa Benitez

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Kevin Nolan had been at Newcastle less than six months when we were relegated to the Championship six years ago and Kevin couldn't even get his place in the team after he joined us for £4M from Bolton in January, 2009. Although Nolan wasn't the captain during the Championship season in 2009-2010, he was [.

Fantastic Interview With Rafa Before Today’s Game – Video

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Here's former Blackpool manager Ian Holloway in a very good 18 minute Sky Sports interview with Rafa Benitez before today's vital game tonight against Fulham. Ian asks Rafa some really good questions that only another manager would ask it's very good.

Benitez Puts Newcastle Into A No Lose Situation

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It was really interesting to hear Rafa Benitez talklastnight during the BBC Radio Newcastlecall-in show with Mick Lowe about Moussa Sissoko and Rafa genuinely seems to like the big Frenchman. Rafa said that he liked Moussa as a footballer and also as a person and said he had talked with both Moussa and his [.

Is This Newcastle’s Best Team For Fulham?

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It could be that Rafa Benitez picks a conservative team to play our first match for over six years in the Championship tomorrow night at Fulham. It's too soon for new signings Ciaran Clark and Mo Diame to participate and we don't even expect them tobe on the bench although they will travel with the [.

Poll – How Will Newcastle Fare At Fulham?

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Let us know how you think we will do in London tomorrow night when the lads take on Fulham at Craven Cottage to kick-off the Championship season. Rafa Benitez Newcastle manager

Comments From Rafa Benitez Press Conference

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Rafa Benitez has just given his press conference for the first game of the Championship season at Craven Cottage tomorrow night and Rafa has said he respects Fulham. Rafa Benitez at press conference today These are some of the comments Rafa has made in his press conference: "The players are working very hard and [.

Clark Talks About Newcastle – Sees Himself In This Position

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CiaranClark from Aston Villa was Newcastle's 7th summer signing yesterday followed about 90 minutes later by Mohamed Diame from Hull City. Clark cost us £5M and we activated the release clause in his Villa contract which still had four years to run and it will be interesting to see where Rafa Benitez will use the [.

Matt Ritchie Describes What Rafa Wants From Him

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26 year-old Matt Ritchie had an offer from West Ham in the summer but chose Newcastle because he wanted to work under world-class manager Rafa Benitez, and Rafa had made it clear to the winger that he really wanted him on Tyneside. Rafa explainedon his radio call-in show on BBC Radio Newcastle last night that [.

Benitez Not Finished In Transfer Window – More Players Coming

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After bringing in two experienced players yesterday in defender Ciaran Clark and attacking midfielder Mohamed Diame, Rafa Benitez is still not finished and would like to bring in up to three more players before the transfer window slams shut on August 31st. But it looks like one of those players will not be Brighton wingerAnthony [.

Newcastle Announce Lascelles As New Captain

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Newcastle have just announcedJamaal Lascelles has been appointed Newcastle United's captain fornext season. Jamaal is still only 22, but showed leadership last season at half time when it really mattered in the disaster at Southampton, when he confronted more experienced players about what it means to play for Newcastle.

Two Midfielders Close To Leaving Newcastle – One Deal Agreed

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The pace could well be picking up for Marseille to make an offer for Newcastle midfielder Henri Saivet, who has hardly had a look-in since he arrived from Bordeaux in January for £5M. Henri was brought in along with fellow central midfielder Jonjo Shelveyfrom Swansea, but both struggled to make an impact at Newcastle and [.

Florian Thauvin Gets His Wish – A Return To Marseille

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It was reported earlier today by France Football that Newcastle and Marseille had agreed to a loan deal for Florian Thauvin so the 23 year-old winger can return to his former club. And shortly after Newcastle announced the deal as being official. The loan deal comes with an obligation to buy if Florian plays a [.

Newcastle Sqaud Numbers Issued And Some Changed

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Here are the 32 squad numbers issued by Newcastle United this morning. The new lads got the following numbers: Dwight Gayle 9 Matt Ritchie 11 Ciaran Clark 2 Grant Hanley 5 Jesus Gamez 27 Matz Sels 28 Isaac Hayden 14 Changed numbers for some players from last season: Jamaal Lascelles 6 Yoan Goiuffran 20 Mohamed [.

Interesting Comments From Rafa During His Radio Call-In

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Rafa Benitez has just finished the Radio Newcastle talk in show with Mick Lowes where Newcastle fans had an opportunity to call in for an hour and ask questions of the Newcastle manager. It was a fascinating call-in and Rafa die reveal some things that we had not been aware of before. Fans could listen [.

Official – Mohamed Diame Signs For Newcastle

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Newcastle have just announced they havesigned 29 year-old midfielder Mohamed Diame from Hull City and the fee is thought to be a modest £4.5M. It follows a little while ago when the club reported that Ciaran Clark from Aston Villa was also signed by the club after both players passed their medicals yesterday.

Report – Real Madrid Will Pass On Moussa Sissoko

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There was a report in AS in Spain this morning that Real Madrid would be turning their attention to Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko as one target, after the Spanish club have finally given up on trying to get Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba to Madrid as the 23 year-old now looks certain to join Manchester [.

Magpies Reveal Clark As 7th Signing – But Still In The Black

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Newcastle have brought in 26 year-old Ciaran Clark from Aston Villa today for a very reasonable £5M and he is Newcastle's 7th signing this summer and we have now paid out close to £44M gross on those players. However when we look at the players we have sold like Andros Townsend and Gini Wijnaldum then [.

Championship Coach – This Is Challenge Rafa Has At Newcastle

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Garry Monk was fired by Swansea last December, when his record was better than Steve McClaren's at Newcastle, yet Newcastle waited another four months before McClaren was finally sacked and that turned out to be far too late to save us from relegation. After starting off well and getting 8 points from the first four [.

Official – Ciaran Clark Joins Newcastle United

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Newcastle have just announced the signing of 26 year-old Aston Villa defender Ciaran Clark. This is another excellent signing for Newcastle and we are also expecting another signing later today Mohamed Diame from Hull City. This is Newcastle's 7th summer signing this summer and it is believed he cost us £5M from Aston Villa.

Newcastle To Announce Two New Signings Today

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We knew of no interest for Mohamed Diame of Hull City and Ciaran Clarkof Aston Villa on Sunday night, yet the two players will be announced as the 7th and 8th Newcastle summer signings today as Newcastle have done brilliantly in getting these two experienced and talented players to the club for £4.

Benitez Identifies Two Key Players For Newcastle

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Jonjo Shelvey will see that he will have even more competition for one of those central midfield roles this coming season with Hull City midfielder Mo Diame set to be announced along with Aston Villa defender Ciaran Clark as two new signings today. But Jonjo shouldn't worry, because he will be a key [.

It’s Started – Newcastle Receive Multiple Bids For Star Player

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There's a report in Spanish publication AS today that Real Madrid have finally given up on trying to get Paul P{ogba to the club and it looks he will finally sign on at Manchester United for around £100M. The Spanish powerhouse have now switched their attention to Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko who is [.

New Signing – Everybody is Happy At Rafa’s Newcastle

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It seems the Newcastle players just love working for manager Rafa Benitez and we've had many interviews from the players this summer lauding just how good he is with them. Rafa's training sessions are strict and serious, but they also seem to be carried out in such a way that the players enjoy them and [.

Two Newcastle Players Could Move To Marseille

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According to local Marseille newspaper La Provence, the French club may be interested in signing Newcastle central midfielder Henri Saivet this summer to strengthen their midfield. Newcastle are already considering a bid from Marseille for 23 year-old winger Florian Thauvin, which is a loan deal with a clause to buy the player after Florian plays [.

Local Lad Likely To Be Sent On Loan Again This Season

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With Adam Armstrong being injured and not being able to play for the England U-19 side in Germany in the U-19 European Championships this summer, he's had almost a full pre-season with Rafa Benitez and the first team squad at Newcastle. He's also had a few run-outs in some friendlygames, but whether Adam will remain [.

Ciaran Clark At Training Ground After Completing Medical – Photo

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Here's the first photo of evidence that Ciaran Clark is in Newcastle as he leaves the Benton training grounds after completing his medical. It could well be a double announcement of the signing of both Ciaran and Mo Diame tonight or tomorrow morning with Diame seen entering Freeman Hospital this afternoon.

Newcastle Expected To Turn Down Offer For Their Star

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We had a feeling that Florian Thauvin wanted a move only to Marseille and we wrote an article on that last Friday. It wasn't based on rocket science, but rather that Florian had such a nightmare time of it at Newcastle for six months in a different new country with a different language and different [.

Diame Sighted In Newcastle – Photos

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The Diame has landed Mohamed Diame has touched down in Newcastle for his medical today. Mo Diame arriving at Newcastle Airport Diame at the hospital getting medical Well he looks happy enough This was sent by the mother of a Newcastle fan Cool

Wages Of Top 20 Coaches In Europe – Is Rafa There?

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Rafa Benitez is well paid at Newcastle and the general word on his wages was that he was getting £5M/year over the three years of his Newcastle contract. That's fairly close according to a new analysis conducted by Finance Footballon the best paid coaches in Europe, with Rafa actually getting €5M which with today's [.

Newcastle Move Closer To Completing Two New Signings

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Open Day at St. James' Park yesterday also saw a day where Newcastle activated the releaseclausesin two players' contracts and we had never even been linked with either player this summer. News early yesterday broke that Newcastle had activated the release clause in HullCity midfielder Mo Diame's contract and that the 29 year-old Senegal [.

Newcastle After Another Manchester United Defender

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The Daily Mail are reporting today that Newcastle are to make a move for Manchester United youngster Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, who has played for the England U-19 side and also for the Manchester United first team. With Jose Mourinho having become the manager at the Red Devils, there seems an opportunity to pick up some of [.

Diame Traveling To Newcastle For Medical Today

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Sky Sports are reporting that Hull midfielder Mohamed Diame is traveling to Newcastle today and set to undergo his medical after he failed to agree a newdeal with the Tigers yesterday. Diame is another player willing to drop down a division to play in the Championship forNewcastle and for manager Rafa Benitez, after the club [.

New Signing Comes Across As Very Down To Earth

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Matz Sels was interviewed during the Open Day at St. James' Park and he has revealed he turned down offers from Premier League clubs to join manager Rafa Benitez at Newcastle United. The 24 year-old joined us from Gent for around £5M and Matz was the first signing of the summer for Rafa. And it [...

Why Magpies Must Hold Out For £35M Cool Cash For Sissoko

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There are reports coming out of Spain today that say Real Madrid will offer two of their younger players in part exchange for Moussa Sissoko, who is now said to be keen to join the Spanish giants. It looks like his dream team Arsenal are not interested in him after all. It will [...]

Ciaran Clark To Have Newcastle Medical Today

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Pat Murphy of the BBC is reporting today that Ciaran Clark will have his medical today prior to his move to Newcastle after the Tyneside club activated the release clause in his contract yesterday. If that's true it means that both Mo Diame and Ciaran are having Newcastle medicals today after Sky Sports reported Diame [.

Newcastle Edge Closer To Completing Fantastic Coup Today

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We knew nothing about Newcastle being interested in either Mo Diame and Ciaran Clark on Sunday night, but both could become Newcastle players today less than two days later as Newcastle seem to be moving at whirlwind speed to get the two experienced players signed today. There are multiple reports today that both [.

Newcastle Activate Release Clause In Ciaran Clark’s Contract

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The Times are reporting that Newcastle have activated the release clause in 26 year-old Aston Villa defender Ciaran Clark contract and is said to be on the verge of a move to the Tyneside club. Ciaran can play at center-back, left back or in defensive midfield. Clark has spent his entire senior career with Villa [.

Steven Taylor Signs For MLS Club Portland Timbers

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MLS club Portland Timbers have just announced they have signed former Newcastle center-back Steven Taylor. Steven left the club at the end of June and had been on the books for 21 years having first signed on in 1995 when he was 9 years old. He was a ball-boy at St. James' Park during the [...]

Newcatle Sign Up Top Youngster In Four Year Deal

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Newcastle have signedup top young goalkeeper Freddie Woodman on a four year deal. Woodman is one of our top young players at the club and recently starred for the England U-19 side in the U-19 European Championships in Germany with England being beaten 201 by Italy in the semi-finals. It's excellent news that the club [.

Rafa – Some Players Still Considering Futures At Newcastle

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There's been some activity today as Newcastle made a surprisemove to activate therelease clause of Hull City midfielder Mo Diame and it looks very likely that Newcastle will get their man. The release clause is for £4.5M, but Hull City have countered with an offer of a new deal to the 32 times capped Paris-born [.

Newcastle Fans React On Twitter To Potential Diame Signing

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Newcastle fans took to Twitter today to react to the possible signing of 29 year-old Mohamed Diame from Hull City who plays in the style of Moussa Sissoko and is a likelyreplacement for the 26 year-old French International who is expected to leave Newcastle,maybe as early as this week. Moussa did report back to training [.

Newcastle Moving Quickly To Seal Diame Deal

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It looks like NewcastleUnited are moving very quickly to seal the deal to get Mo Diame to Newcastle for the release clausein his contract, which is now said to be £4.5M up from the initially reported £3M. The Mail is now reporting that Newcastle are in talks with the player and his agent after [.

Newcastel Manager Rafa Benitez Shows His Class – Again

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Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez is full of class and that has not gone unnoticed by Newcastle fans. It turns out that one of his former clubs SSC Napoli is celebrating its 90th birthday today Societ Sportiva Calcio Napoli were founded on 1st August, 1926. Rafa was manager there from the summer of 2013 for [.

Newcastle In Surprise Bid For Powerful Midfielder

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The Chronicle are reporting that sources in Hull have told them that Newcastle have made a surprise bid for 29 year-old Hull City midfielder Mohamed Diame. It looks like he's the one whowill likely replace Moussa Sissoko, who is almost certain to leave the club in the next week or two. Newcastle need a powerful [.

Rafa Benitez Issues Another Warning To Wantaway Players

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Rafa Benitez has again come out and said that those players who want to leave Newcastle will only be allowed to leave if it is in the best interests of the club. Some of that is that Newcastle must be able to replace them preferably before they leave the club so we do not [...]

Rafa Gives Rosy Picture Of Behind The Scenes At Newcastle

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Last season Newcastle did almost everything wrong in pulling off something that was very difficult for a club that spent £80M on new players and that was to be relegated. Not only that, but the side at times were atrocious and put in some of the worst displays seen for some time think [...]

The Boys Are Sharp And Raring To Go

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Rafa Benitez has still to announce who his Newcastle captain will be for this coming season, but 22 year-old Jamaal Lascelles has had those duties in pre-season and while he is very young he could get the captaincy this seasonand not too many Newcastle fans would complain about that. Jamaal showed last season what it [.

Deal For Mohamed Diame Said To Be Close

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The Hull Daily Mail are reporting today that Newcastle launched a (cunning) dawn time raid for Hull's 29 year-old midfielder Mohamed Diame and activated the release clause in his contract. That release clause is sad to be£3M and as we reported earlier today when the news first broke, there's not too much Hull can do [.

Video Of Newcastle Players Training On Open Day

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Here's some great shots from the NewcastleUnited twitter account which shows the Newcastle players in training at St. James' Park on open day. Fans on their way to Open Day Great finish, @Saivet_Henri! ??? #NUFCOpenDay pic.twitter.com/fZc4KRLcXD — Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) August 1, 2016 No messing about by @JamieSterry2!