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Newcastle’s Joselu hopes to hit the ground running

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Newcastle United’s new summer signing Joselu believes the Spanish influence at the club will help him make a strong start at the club.

The former Real Madrid man signed a three-year deal with the Magpies for a fee believed to be £5 million. The 27-year-old claims he can get the goals for manager Rafael Benitez, who he cites as the principal reason why he decided to come to Tyneside.

Odds update: Bookies cut Newcastle to 9/1 to sign 21-international cap winger

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Rafael Benitez has signed as many as six new players this summer, but the Spaniard is still looking to add more bodies to the Magpies squad before the transfer window closes.

Adding more quality in the attacking department is one of Rafa’s major concerns, and the former Liverpool manager should be looking to add at least one quality player to bolster his attacking unit.

Former Player – Rafa Benitez Only Talks Football – Will Aim High At Newcastle

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Luis Garcia knows all about Rafa Benitez the Newcastle manager, and he played for Rafa for three years at Liverpool from 2004, when Rafa first arrived at the Reds. He alsoplayed for [...]

Photo: Newcastle agree fee for attacker; Player poses with club shirt, will wear this number

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Newcastle United have agreed on a deal to sign the Stoke City forward Joselu.

The transfer has been confirmed by the Magpies and Joselu has signed a three-year contract at St James’ Park. Newcastle will pay around £5m for the Spanish forward. Stoke City paid £5.75m for Joselu and it seems that they decided to cut their losses and get rid of the player.

Can Newcastle Get Their First Win At Huddersfield?

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Newcastle again has the early afternoon game on Sunday, and it's out first away game against fellow promoted side Huddersfield Town. The Terriers got off to an excellent start to the season [...]

Newcastle set to offload four players in the next few days

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This has been a very busy transfer window for Newcastle United, with manager Rafael Benitez making as many as six new signings.

The Spaniard wants more addition to the squad before the window closes, and he is looking to cut the squad down to make room for new players.

According to reports from the Daily Star, the Magpies are ready to offload Emmanuel Riviere, Massadio Haidara, Tim Krul and Jack Colback in the next few days.

The BIG Question: Which Is Your Favourite Goal From 25 Years Of Premier League Football?

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Pies feel obliged to admit at this juncture that we've never really felt any special admiration for Dennis Bergkamp's goal against Newcastle in 2002: your newly-crowned 'Best Goal in the History of the Premier League'.

It's a nice enough goal, sure the turn is clinical, the touch superb, etc but as far as we're concerned (not very, truth be told) it's not even top-three material when it comes toBergkamp's personal highlight reel.

Dennis Bergkamp’s Dabizas-Slapping Pirouette Against Newcastle Voted Best Goal In 25 Years Of Premier League

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Dennis Bergkamp's classic twisty-turny pirouette against Newcastle in 2002 has been voted as the greatest goal ever scored in 25 years of Premier League football.

The vote was conducted by BBC Sport, who polled more than half a million fans to ascertain the finest goal scored since football began in 1992.

Our Man Of The Match – A Player Reborn On Tyneside

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25-year-old Christian Atsu, the Ghanaian International winger, made it very clear last season while he was on loan from Chelsea that he would like nothing better than to make his move to [...]

Even After He’s Gone – Moussa Sissoko Continues To Get It Wrong

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Moussa Sissoko was signed by Newcastle in January of 2013 from Toulouse and that was the time when Mike Ashley brought in five French players as we were in danger at that [...]

Spurs celebrate Kyle Walker-Peters’ stats vs Newcastle

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Tottenham Hotspur youngster Kyle Walker-Peters made quite the impression as he made his debut in yesterday's win over Newcastle United. With...

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Video: Tottenham’s Kyle Walker-Peters discusses his debut vs Newcastle

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Tottenham Hotspur youngster Kyle Walker-Peters has had a few months to remember. Earlier this summer, he won the Under-20 World Cup with England. And...

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Tweets and Photos: Spurs players react to beating Newcastle

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Tottenham Hotspur got their 2017/18 Premier League campaign off to a winning start with a 0-2 win over Newcastle United yesterday afternoon. Mauricio...

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Newcastle After Four More Players To Help Ease Benitez’ Frustrations

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There was news in the Mirror yesterday that Rafa is trying to bring both Jack Wilshere and Lucas Perez into the club and that a new approach by Newcastle has been made [...]

Five Things: Matic the key for Manchester United, Rooney off to a flier with Everton

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The Premier League is back and there’s plenty to discuss.

Jose Mourinho, Arsene Wenger and Wayne Rooney are amongst the big names who have given us much to ponder on the opening weekend of the season.

Sportslens takes a look at five big talking points from week one in the Premier League.

Rafa Benitez Not Happy With Shelvey – He Let Everyone Down

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Rafa Benitezwas not too happy after the game today because we lost a game we needn't have lost if Newcastle had kept their discipline on the field. And as it turned out [...]

Shelvey sees red as Alli fires Spurs past Newcastle

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Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Dele Alli fired Tottenham to a 2-0 victory at Newcastle on Sunday after the England midfielder was involved in the crucial dismissal of Magpies midfielder Jonjo Shelvey.

Shelvey was shown a second half red card for deliberately treading on Alli, who was on the ground only yards from referee Andre Marriner.

Transfer Rumors

Benitez Extremely Persistent In Trying to Sign Montenegrin International Striker

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When Stevan Jovetic played in England for three years at Manchester City from 2013, after signing on from Fiorentina for £ things did not go well for him, but he still [...]

These Are The Players Newcastle Want In Final Two Weeks Of Transfer Window

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Thereare two weeksleft in the transfer window which will close at 11:00 pm on Thursday31st August and by that time Rafa would like at least four new players through the door at [...]

Rafa Benitez After Talented Young England Star Striker

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As we go through this summer's transfer window, Rafa Benitez will want to bring in younger players to augment Peter Beardsley's U23 squad. The aim is to bring in young players into [...]

Newcastle Near Transfer Breakthrough – Several Players Finally Set To Leave Club

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One of the problems we've has this summer is that we haven 't been able to sell some players early in the transfer window which gives us the money to bring in [...]

Newcastle Fans Have Their Say On Imminent Next Signing – Joselu

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One thing that intrigues us with Stoke City's Joselu is that he had a very good preseason scoring four goals and being one of Stoke's best players. But Rafa has somehow persuaded [...]

Joselu Expected To Sign Today As Our Sixth Summer Signing – Rafa After More Players

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Joselu has passed his medical and agreed terms with Newcastle, and the localpapers were reporting yesterday he could even have been announced last night as the sixth summer signing this summer [...]

Newcastle Now Reported To Want To Sign 23-Year-Old English Left-Back

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Following the injury to Dummett on Sunday Rafa will want to bring in cover for the local lad at left back and also have somebody pressing Paul for the starting left back [...]

Newcastle To Sign Joselu Within 24 Hours – Kenedy Deal Delayed

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There's news in the Northern Echo today that Newcastle will complete the signing of Stoke City's Spanish striker Joselu within 24 hours, so we will finally (at last!) strengthen the striker department [...]

Rafa Wants Five New Signings This Month – Now Linked With Polish International

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Rafa Benitez has said that Newcastle is working on several transfer deals as he gives the impression he wants signings brought in at Newcastle just as quickly as possible and preferably some [...]

Report – Newcastle Have Another Target From Italy Lined Up

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With 27-year-old Newcastle transfer target Joselu in Newcastle yesterday and passing his medical before a proposed move to the club this week could become a good week for us in the transfer [...]

Fans Swarm To Twitter To Start To Welcome Stoke Striker Joselu To Newcastle

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We have to understand that for whatever reason maybe being down below for a season Newcastle has very little money to spend and both Rafa Benitez and Lee Charnley are [...]

Sky Sports Now Reporting Newcastle Close To Signing Big Striker – Good In The Air

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There is growing evidence that Newcastle is closing in on the signing of 27-year-old Stoke City 6ft 3ins Spanish striker Joselu. The Chronicle reported yesterday by Lee Ryder that two deals were [...]

Newcastle Reported Close To Signing Striker Target – In Advanced Talks

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Dwight Gayle just didn't look match fit during yesterday's unfortunate 2-0 defeat to Tottenham at home, and we must sign at least one striker this month before the transfer window closes. The [...]

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Rafa Benitez Explains Why Newcastle Cannot Sell Their Fringe Players

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There was news today that Newcastle could be close to a transfer breakthrough and that some of our players could be close to finally leaving Newcastle. But Rafa doesn;t exactly agree and [...]

Joselu – I Am Happy To Be At Such A Big Club – I’m So Excited

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New signing Joselu seems delighted to be at Newcastle under Spanish manager Rafa Benitez, and he has been given the number 21 shirt at the club. The 27-year-old has been interviewed on [...]

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Newcastle Fans Have Their Say After Decent First Display – But Poor Result

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Newcastle fans have taken to Twitter this Monday morning after what we thought was a good display yesterday against Spurs. Some of our new players surprised us because they seemed so settled [...]

Newcastle Fans Take To Twitter – Take The Positives – Some Good Performances Today

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Everything seemed to go against Newcastle today in our 2-0 home loss to Tottenham the first time Rafa Benitez has ever lost to Tottenham in a Premier League game. We lost Lejeune [...]

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Exodus Could Be Starting – One Player Reported On His Way Out Of Newcastle

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Gazzetta dello Sport in Italy are reporting today that Genoa is getting closer to a deal to sign Newcastle left-back Achraf Lazaar for around €3.5M (£3.2M) The 25-year-old has not impressed at [...]

Report – Newcastle Could Sign James Mccarthy This Week Once Everton Sign Sigurdsson

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It's almost certain that Gylfi Sigurdsson of Swansea will move for a massive £45M to big spendingEverton this week. And there will be further pressure according to the Mail put on Everton [...]

Breaking News – Joselu Passes Medical On Tyneside

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The Stoke Sentinel are reporting that Newcastle Atreget Joselu has successfully completed his medical on Tyneside ahead of his move to Newcastle United for a fee said to be around £5M. The [...]

Has Jack Wilshere given up on Arsenal dream?

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Jack Wilshere is claimed to have called time on his stay as an Arsenal player, with an exit speculated to be on the cards. The 25 year-old has been with the club since the age of nine, and had become a first team regular early into his career. Things were not plain sailing from there [...]

Alan Shearer Delivers His Blunt Verdict On Jonjo Shelvey’s Antics

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Alan Shearer has delivered his verdict on Jonjo'santics today when he was sent off will be suspended for three games and lost us the game against Spurs this afternoon. Jonjo [...]