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Newcastle In For Top Championship Youngster

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The Mirror is reportingtoday that Newcastle are trying to sign central midfielder Alex Mowattfrom Leeds United. Alex is 20, and has played for the England U20 side andhe has played 74 times for the Leeds first team over the last two seasons with 10 goals and 6 asists. Alex Moyatt Leeds Central midfielder This [.

Newcastle Watching This Transfer Situation Closely

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At one point this summer, it looked very clear that Newcastle were going to wait probably until today, the last day of the window, to make a bid for QPR striker Charlie Austin and hope that QPR would lower their asking price of £15M, or else lose big money on the English striker, whose contract [...

If No Surprises By Tuesday Night – Newcastle In Decent Shape

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Steve McClaren has reiterated that he doesn't expect any new players to come through the door, and that it would be a surprise if we signed somebody before Tuesday night. And Steve added you cannot discount surprises happening in football. Steve McClaren looks bemused on Saturday With the defense so far looking a lot [.

Newcastle Could Still Surprise Us With Late Signing

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It's not clear whether Newcastle will bring in any player before Tuesday night, but we wonder if Newcastle will make any attempt to get Charlie Austin in a cut price deal on Tuesday? One thing for certain is that Monaco center-back Aymen Abdennour will not be coming to Newcastle or Chelsea for that matter, since [.

McClaren Hints He Has £150M To Spend At Newcastle

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Steve McClaren again opened up during his press conference yesterday for today's game with Arsenal, and said that he didn't expect to sell any players before Tuesday night, and that Newcastle didn't need to sell anybody. So we suppose the wage bill we have at the moment is manageable, and not selling any good players [.

This Player Newcastle’s Best Bet To Sign Before Wednesday

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In Steve McClaren's press conference today for the tough game against Arsenal tomorrow, the head coach said Newcastle didn't really have any late transfer targets they were tying to bring in before Tuesday night, and then he added but you never know. There's still probably a chance Newcastle can bring in another player before [.

There’ll Be More Transfers To Come For Newcastle

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It could well be that we have seen the last player come through the door this summer, but Newcastle still have a couple of players they are said to be looking at, and it could be that they arrive before next Tuesday night at 6:00pm. But if no other players come in, we are still [...]

Uruguayan International Overpriced – Newcastle Balk

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We have said recently that now we have Aleksandar Mitrovic on the books, and Ayoze Perez looks as good as ever, then as long as we keep Papiss Cisse at Newcastle we don't really need to bring in another striker and certainly don't need to spend big money for one. And there's report in [...]

Newcastle Linked With Portuguese International

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It could be that Steve McClaren doesn't want to bring in a top center-back this summer, and that would ensure that Fabricio Coloccini plays in the game for Newcastle at center-backn with either Chancel Mbemba, Steven Taylor, Jamaal Lascelles or Mike Williamson if Mike is still at Newcastle come September.

English Strikers Too Expensive So This Man Stays At Newcastle

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It seems that Newcastle were not the only club interested in Wolves striker BenikAfobe who they signed from Arsenal for £2M last January, and it seems that Norwich City have already out in a £8M bid for the 22 year-old Englishman. That's more than he's worth and we though that if Newcastle could get Benik [.

Graham Carr Talks About His Talent Spotting

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We don't often hear from Graham Carr Newcastle's Chief Scout but he has given an interview in the club's official program for last night's game, and he talks about how he goes about the business of talent-spotting. And Newcastle have finally brought long term target Florian Thauvin to Newcastle, and in his first [.

McClaren On Transfer Activity – Let’s Keep Quiet

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At Steve McClaren's press conference today for the League Cup tie against Northampton Town tomorrow night, he was asked at one point if he was expecting new arrivals or new departures from the club. The transfer window slams shut next Tuesday night at 6:00pm and there are reports we are after 26 year-old Monaco center-back [.

97% Of Fans Still Want Reinforcements In This Area

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It was a terrific defensive performance by Newcastle on Saturday at Old Trafford to get a 0-0 draw, and a good point, but we launched our poll yesterday after the game, and a massive majority of fans still want another defender brought in before the transfer window closes a week tomorrow. Steve McClaren towards the [.

Newcastle Could Sign Two Players Before Window Closes

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The Sunday Times reported yesterday that it was Aston Villa and Newcastle who were the two Premier League clubs who were interested in Monaco center-back Aymen Abdennour, and with 9 days to go before the end of the summer transfer window, we could still see Newcastle bring in maybe two players. Even though Newcastle played [.

Newcastle – Big Spenders In Europe This Summer

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Newcastle have spent a gross of £50.3M on incoming transfers this summer so far, and have sold Davide Santon to Inter-Milan on July 1st for £2.5M, so the net transfer outlay so far is £47.8M, and that's the most Newcastle have ever spent in any transfer window. Steve McClaren has said today that he thinks [.

Newcastle Get Chance To Sign Belgium Whiz Kid Center-Back

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There are reports that Newcastle may make a move for young Manchester City center-back Jason Denayer, and it isexpected the club will now sell him, after they have brought in Nicolas Otamendi from Valencia. The Argentine International is costing Manchester City a massive £31.5M. Jason Denayer Manchester City center-back It had been expected that [.

Rumors Growing About Newcastle Signing Top Defender

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The rumors seem to be growing that Newcastle are trying to sign Monaco center-back Aymen Abdennour, with La Provencereporting on Monday that he would become Newcastle's number one target once the Florian Thauvin deal was tied and thatwas completed yesterday with Remy Cabella going the other way initially on loan.

Report Newcastle Close To Signing Aymen Abdennour

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Most fans want to see a top center-back brought into the club before September 1st, and one of the players we have been continually linked with this summer is Aymen Abdennour of Monaco, who had a great first season at Monaco and has been tracked by a number of top clubs this summer. Aymen Abdennour [.

Newcastle Using Faulty Logic On Transfers

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It looked like if Newcastle had brought in Charlie Austin after we also brought in Aleksandar Mitrovic, then Papiss Cisse could be sold before the end of the summer transfer window. But Steve McClaren seems to like what he sees of Cisse, and Papiss has started for Newcastle in the lone striker role in the [.

It’s Risky Business For Newcastle

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22 year-old Florian Thauvin hasn't had the best of times in France over the last two years at Marseille, and last season was tough for him, and the playerhasn't scored a goal in 16 matches the longest dry spell in his career and his form last season was up and down. That was in [...]

Big Signing This Week – But Newcastle’s Weakness Remains

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It looks like Newcastle will be able to sign Florian Thauvin from Marseille today, with Remy Cabella going the other way but initially on a loan deal, and there are reports that both players are traveling to their new clubs today to complete the deals. Florian is a good player, and it's thought he [.

Newcastle Put In Bid For Charlie Austin

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With only two weeks left in the transfer window it looks like the interest in Charlie Austin of QPR has picked up and Director of Football and formerNewcastle striker Les Ferdinand has said the London club have received two bids for Charlie. But neither has reached the £15M that QPR want and they werenot accepted, [.

Newcastle After World-Class Defender – To Push Spending To £60M

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We just have to hope this news is true that Newcastle want to sign Monaco center-back Aymen Abdennour, who we have been after all summer, and this playerwould be a tremendous signing for Newcastle, and would help shore up the Newcastle defense, which still seems to be our major weakness. Aymen Abdennour top class [.

Thauvin Fee And Conditions Of Deal Too Good To Refuse

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It looks like it's a done deal according to RMC Sport in France that this week it will be announced that Florian Thauvin will sign for Newcastle and Remy Cabella will go the other way and the deal will cost Newcastle €17M which is around £12M and Marseilles get Remy Cabella for the [...]

A Strange Deal Being Rumored For Newcastle

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We had reported yesterday the Sunday Mirror story that Florian Thauvin was now close on the "verge" of joining Newcastle, and the deal is said to be going through this week for somewhere in the region of £12M maybe a little more than that. The news now is that Remy Cabella will [...]

Newcastle Reported About To Sign French Winger

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There's a report in the Mirror today that the paper is calling an exclusive. that Newcastle will be signing long term target Florian Thauvin of Marseilles this coming week. But after watching the 2-0 defeat at Swansea on Saturday afternoon, Newcastle's defense is sill the big weakness, and we need to bring reinforcements in over [.

Charnley’s In Charge – Owner Not Involved – Things Going Well

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Mike Ashley has reiterated to Steve McClaren last week, that he is continuing to take a back seat on transfers, and the owner has left it to the Newcastle Board run by Managing Director Lee Charnley to take the initiative on all transfers this summer. And guess what it seems to be [...]

Newcastle Make Move To Sign Long Term Center-Back Target

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There's news today in the Mail that Newcastle want to do an exchange deal with Mike Williamson and cash for our long term center-back 23 year-old Lewis Dunk of Brighton. It was in January of 2102 that Newcastle were first linked with 6ft 4ins center-back, who was at his home town club. Lewis Dunk [..

Newcastle Linked With England International Midfielder

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There's a report in the Mirror today that both Newcastle United and Aston Villa are interested in signing winger Andros Townsend from Spurs, who has now returned to training after suffering a shoulder injury in pre-season. Andros himself is also keen on getting regular football this season, so he has a chance of making Roy [.

Three Players Newcastle Want – Who We Really Need This Month

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There are three weeks to go in the transfer window, and Newcastle will attempt to bring in some first team players as well as some younger players who will become part of Peter Beardsley's Development squad before the end of the month. But it seems that any deals Newcastle will make have to be on [..

Newcastle In Bid For Talented English Teenager

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There's a report in the Mai today that Newcastle have made an offer for 18 year-old Barnsley defender Mason Holgate, who had a trial at Manchester United this summer. While Newcastle and Everton are said to be interested, it looks like Bournemouth could be close to doing a deal for£1M for the teenager.

Newcastle To Make £4M Offer For Defender

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It seems that Newcastle are serious about trying to get Sam Byram to Newcastle this summer, with the 21 year-old right-sided player having just one year left on his contract at Leeds United, and there was breaking news yesterday that Newcastle were interested. Additional reports today are that assistant coach Ian Cathro, who seems to [.

Newcastle Turn To Alternative Strikers If Austin Price Still £15M

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We didn't really believe the story on Sunday that QPR had lowered their price from £15M to £13M for their striker Charlie Austin since it just seemed too convenient, and today QPR Director of Football Les Ferdinand has again reiterated that they want £15M for their 26 year-old striker and if that remains true [.

This English Whiz Kid Could Be The Defender Newcastle Want

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Newcastle have been linked with Leeds United right-back Sam Byram for over two years now, and we are linked again with this player today, and it does seem we need another right back to push Daryl Janmaat and Sam can also play as a right winger. In fact Sam is a versatile player and can [...]

Newcastle Close To Signing Striker – It’s Not Austin

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Newcastle United had a bid of £11M for Bordeaux striker Diego Rolan,according to former Chronicle football reporter Alan Oliver, who was reporting yesterday in the Sunday People but that bid was turned down. But there is news that Newcastle are getting close to agreeing a fee with Bordeaux for the Uruguayan striker/winger, and this [.

Newcastle Linked With International Defender

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There are some reports starting to do the rounds that Newcastle are interested in Jamaican international Kemar Lawrence, who is a defender for MLS side New York Red Bulls, who plays on the left hand side of defense and can also play as a wing back or a left winger. He turns 23 next month. [...]

Pardew Reveals Why He Left Newcastle – It’s Not Surprising

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Alan Pardew has given a long interview with the Telegraph today, and in it he explainsexactly why he left Newcastle, and it's hardly surprising what he says. Alan didn't have the control on transfers that he wanted, and Newcastle would sign players for their own purposes in terms of it being a good buy [.

Newcastle’s Pursuit Of Austin Could Get Complicated Soon

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The longer you wait for a player in the transfer market the more chance that another club, who may not have been interested a month or so ago, could suddenly want the target and moves quickly for him. That could happen this summer with Charlie Austin and Newcastle, because the Magpieshave been dragging their feet [.

Newcastle’s Pursuit Of Austin To Get Complicated Soon

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The longer you wait for a player in the transfer market the more chance that another club, who may not have been interested a month or so ago, could suddenly want the target and moves quickly for him. That could happen this summer with Charlie Austin and Newcastle, because the Magpieshave been dragging their feet [.

Former Newcastle Player Gives Austin Good Advice

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Lee Bowyer joined Newcastle as a free agent in July, 2003 when Sir Bobby Robson was manager and Lee had an extremely successful spell at the then dominant Leeds United, whom he joined when he was19 years old. Lee left Newcastle three years later and joined West Ham after playing 98 times for the Magpies [.