Rafa Benitez, after bringing three good players into the club over the last three days, will now concentrate on an area of the team that has been weak at Newcastle for a good four years, and in that time we have conceded a massive 255 goals in the Premier League. Those stats alone say we [...]
Steven Taylor's contract was not renewed this summer and it runs out today so today is the last day for Steven Taylor at Newcastle after a 21 year association with his home town club. There are also doubts about whether Fabricio Coloccini will be at the club at the end of the summer transfer [...]
Last Thursday Rafa Benitez said that our first signing of the summer was very close, and once that was completed there would probably be as many as three other signings on the way. At the time local reports said the Newcastle manager was hoping to make the four signings within the week, but it's now [.
Some good news this morning from Rafa Benitez that Newcastle are close to making four signings and the deals are basically done but loose ends need to be tied up. So given that, we wonder who the four new players could be and whether Rafa will be making any loan deals for next season? [...]
There was some good news today from Rafa Benitez and while he says it's been difficult with the Euros going on to get players through the door, Newcastle are close to signingthree or four players. With the pre-season training starting next Tuesday, then if we close say four deals for players coming in over the [.
The Shields Gazette is reporting today that Rafa Benitez is thinking about signing Arsenal's 21 year-old center-back Isaac Hayden on loan for next season. Hayden was born in Chelmsford and has played twice in the Arsenal first team and was on loan last season at Hull City and played 24 times for The Tigers with [.
West Ham youngster Reece Oxford wants first team football next season, after he broke into the West Ham side last season but played only 12 games and wants to improve his game by possibly going out on loan next season and it seems that Rafa Benitez and Newcastle are reported to be leading the way. [.
We're sure that Rafa Benitez wants to get at least one new signing through the door before a week on Tuesday, when the players report back for pre-season training for what is going to be such an important season for the Magpies. The Chronicleis reporting that while no transfer is yet close to being completed,Newcastle [.
Rafa Benitez was reportedly only yesterday to be interested in signing 21 year old Gimnastic de Tarragona striker Jose Naranjo, but if that's true we have missed out on the young striker. There's news in Spain today that Celta Vigo have signed the young forward, who scored 16 goals in 36 games last season for [.
The Sun is reporting today that Newcastle United have joined the race to sign West Ham United teenage sensation Reece Oxford, who plays as a defender and usually at center-back. And the report is that the Magpies think they can convince the 17 year-old England U19 International to join them, because they will be able [.
Newcastle are said to be considering a move for 21 year-old Spanish striker Jose Naranjo, according to a report coming out of Spain. Naranjo (full name Jose Manuel García Naranjo) is said to be available for €3M (£2.38M ) due to a release clause in his current contract which lasts for another two years.
DR Congo are top of Group B for the African Cup of Nations, having beaten Madagascar 6-1 on 5th June and they have to play second top Central Africa on 2nd September and a draw in that game would get them through to the finals to be played in Gabon this January. So it's very [...]
The Sun is reporting that Newcastle's Spanish manager Rafa Benitez wants to bring 28 year-old Maccabi Haifa forward Eran Zahavi to St. James' Park this summer. The attacking midfielder will be 29 next month and was named the Israeli Footballer of the Year twice back in 2013 and 2014 and In December 2014, Zahavi broke [.
We wouldn't be at all surprised if Rafa Benitez brings a few Spanish players to Newcastle this summer and we have already been linked with two Spanish players Alvaro Arbeloa of Real Madrid and Daniel Ayala of Middlesbrough. And there are reports in the Spanish media today that Newcastle are now interested in signing [.
Patrick Bamfordwon the Championship Player of the Year award two seasons ago, with the 17 goals he scored for Middlesbrough being one of the main reasons the north-east club reached the playoff finallast year, but lost 2-0 to Norwich City. But last season Patrick didn't fare so well and his loan spells at two Premier [.
The Daily Mail is reporting that Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez is after one of his former players again this time it's the Middlesbrough Spanish U21 center-back Daniel Ayala. Rafa Benitez signed the youngster back in 2007 for Liverpool after Daniel had just turned down a contract offered by Sevilla.
It looks like Rafa Benitez will be very active in the summer transfer window and according to the Chronicle will bring in five or six new players. But when you consider the number of players who will leave admittedly a lot of fringe players Newcastle need to build up the numbers again this summer.
Fulham striker Ross McCormack has said it his ambition to play in the English Premier League, so that could make it difficult for Rafa Benitez to sign the 29 year-old Scottish striker this summer, a striker we have been linked with over the last couple of weeks. There are two major areas of the team [.
The Sun is reporting today that Rafa Benitez is interested in Derby County's young star Will Hughes, and we were first linked with this talented midfielder three years ago when he was a young sensation playing for Derby. Will hardly played last season at all, because in the opening game of the season against Bolton, [.
BBC pundit Mark Lawrenson knows all about Newcastle United, having been a coach at the club during Kevin Keegan's first spell in charge at the club. So it's not a shockto Mark that world-class managerRafa Benitez has decided to stay on at Newcastle, even through Newcastle are now a second division side, following our self-inflicted [.
Rafa Benitez will scour the free agent market this summer for some signings he can make at Newcastle and we already know that his former center-back at Liverpool, 31 year-old Daniel Agger is available this summer after seeing out his two year contract at Brondby, after he left Liverpool two years ago.
There's an update in the Chronicletoday on the status ofRafa Beniteznew contract at Newcastle, where both sides are working though the agreements reached between Rafa Benitez and Newcastle and it seems right in line with what Keith Downie of Sky Sports reported yesterday. Basically things are going ahead, but it will take some time [.
With Graham Carralmost certainto retire this summer, that's one of the two people who are responsible for Newcastle's relegation leaving the club and now the question is what happens to Lee Charnley? The rumors are that he will stay with the club, but surely he cannot still remain the top executive at Newcastle, given his [.
Newcastle lawyers and Rafa Benitez' lawyers are now said to be working hard on the agreements reachedbetween Benitez and Mike Ashley, which hands over the running of Newcastle in all football matters to the former Liverpool manager. Thatsounds very good to Newcastlefans, who are sickand tired of seeing people like Lee Charnley run the club, [.
Newcastle would usually be linked with a lot more players at this time of year, but since we are second bottom of the Premier League and two of three teams to be relegated next month the news has generally been muted. However, there are reports in Portugal that we have been watching 21 year-old [...]
Newcastle spent £52M last summer on transfers and even when we didn´t have a manager the transfer business went merrily along with Graham Carr identifying the players who were coming into the club whether they were necessary or not. So we signed Gini Wijnaldum, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Chancel Mbemba and Florian Thauvin whether the Newcastle [.
There is a report today that Newcastle's Chief Scout Graham Carr may leave the club in the summer after Rafa Benitez has come into the club and will be givenfull control of all transfers into and out of the club. That's something Graham Carr has been controlling for a number of years now as the [..
Graham Carr did very well when he first joined us from Tottenham in February as Chief Scout and some of his initial signings like Cheick Tiote, Yohan Cabaye, Demba Ba and Mathieu Debuchy were very good. But over the last couple ofyears they have not been so good and Remy Cabella, Manu Riviere and Florian [.
West Brom won their second league game in succession on Saturday after losing at Newcastle 1-0 three weeks ago and this time it was a home win against Crystal Palace 3-2 after being 3-0 up at half time. The other game they won was an amazing 1-0 win at Everton when they had around27% possession [..
Newcastle will be in the summer transfer window for sure, but our targets will change depending on whether we are a Premier League club or a Championship club in May. If we doget relegated then it will be important to retain as many good players as possible and whereas last time we went down the [.
Newcastle United have been scouting Anderlecht's Dennis Praet, who is an attacking midfielder for the Belgium club and he could be one of Newcastle´s targets in the summer. And if we do go after him it should be an advantage that two of his former team-mates at the Belgium club Chancel Mbemba and Aleksandar [.
The Chronicle is reporting that Newcastle scouted West Ham play-maker Dimitri Payet a number of times since he was French playing in France but the powers that be at Newcastle decided not to sign him because he was too old. At the time that´s what we reported last summer, as to why Newcastle [...]
Our Chief Scout Graham Carr hasn't exactly had a good time of things over the last eighteen months or so with signings such as Remy Cabella, Emmanuel Riviere and Florian Thauvin who have all been monumental flops at Newcastle and it's likely that all three will leave Newcastle in the summer and head back [.
Newcastle's transfer targetswill be totally different if we take the drop this season and not only will we have to offload some players like Moussa Sissoko and Gini Wijnaldum, but we will have to bring in otherplayers especially some defenders if we are to have any chance of getting out of the Championship [.
For the last two seasons Newcastle have struggled with relegation and in three of the last four seasons we have struggled with relegation so at the moment the star of Newcatsle United is falling. We are currently battling relegation which could really happen this season, after we only just avoided it last season The [.
Newcastle spent £29M in the January transfer window and going into the window we had one of the worst defenses in the Premier League, but of the four signings not one of them was a defender. Last summer we needed a proven Premier league goalscorer brought in, but we still haven´t got one and so [..
Newcastle have theworst injury record of any Premier League club and that´s been true for at least ten years if you look back at the records. So there´s probably two things a sensible football clubs would do about that. Daniel Sturridge Liverpool striker The first is to try to understandwhy it´sthe case we [.
Newcastle are ready to go back in for WestBromstriker Saido Berahino with an increased bid today to try to get their number one striker target to Newcastle and if we can do that it will significantly increaseourchancesofstaying a Premier League club. While most reports yesterday were that Newcastle went in with a club record [.
Assuming everything goes well and Atletico Madrid left backGuilherme Siqueira passes his medical he should become Newcastle´s fourth signing of January and the first defender we have signed. He is expected to sign a loan deal through the end of the season. Atletico Madrid left backGuilherme Siqueira Here are some facts on the player.
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce is carefully and quietly building up his side in an attempt to save them from relegation on what must be something like their fifthseason on the trot fighting relegation and yesterday they went back in and signed Lorient center-back Lamine Kone. Newcastle are not much better off than Sunderland and since [.