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Rondon too old for Mike Ashley

The hopes of Newcastle fans that the club will turn the loan signing of Salomón Rondon into a permanent deal are set to be dashed. That is because the Magpies’ chairman, Mike Ashley, thinks that he is too old to justify the £16.5 million option to buy that is the Venezuelan’s loan agreement. Rondon, who turns 30 in September, is ...

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Club legend Beardsley leaves Newcastle

Former England international and Newcastle club legend Peter Beardsley has had his contract at St. James Park terminated. Beardsley, who was a youth coach at Newcastle, was suspended from the club just over a year ago after allegations of racist behaviour and bullying were made against him by several players, including former under-23 winger Yasin Ben El-Mhanni. The 58 year ...

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Newcastle still for sale, despite lack of serious offers

Newcastle United are still up for sale, despite the lack of interest from any serious buyers for the club. Current owner Mike Ashley put his stake in the club on the market in November 2017 but, despite talking with a number of potential bidders, none of them have emerged as credible buyers for The Magpies. Now, according to The Independent, ...

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Newcastle face fight to keep Rondón

Newcastle have a fight on their hands if they want to keep loan striker Salomón Rondón beyond the end of this season. The 29-year old Venezuelan international is on a season-long loan at St. James Park from his parent club, West Brom, and has since become an integral part of the Newcastle team, providing a focal point of attack. He ...

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Rafa Benitez linked with Leicester job

Leicester City may replace Claude Puel with Rafa Benitez if the Spaniard decides not to renew his contract with his current club, Newcastle United. That is according to The Mirror who report that Benitez has decided to shelve talks over any new deal until Newcastle’s fate this season is decided, with the club currently hovering one point and two places ...

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Antonio Valencia turns down deadline day approaches

Manchester United full-back and former captain Antonio Valencia turned down the chance to join both Newcastle United and Fulham on transfer deadline day. The 33-year old Ecuadorean international has fallen out of favour at Old Trafford, and United were prepared to let him go reports The Sun. However, Valencia, who is out of contract in the summer, turned down the ...

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Newcastle to break transfer record for Almirón

Newcastle United are set to sign Miguel Almirón from Atalanta United before transfer deadline day, for a fee of £20 million, which will exceed the transfer record fee they paid for Michael Own back in 2005. The Paraguayan international has arrived in England and is expected to have a medical before his official unveiling as a Newcastle player. Atlanta originally ...

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Newcastle sign younger Lukaku brother

Newcastle United have completed their first signing of the transfer window, agreeing a loan deal with Serie A side Lazio to take left-back Jordan Lukaku for the rest of the season. That is according to The Guardian who report that Newcastle also have the option to buy Lukaku at the end of the season, for an undisclosed fee. The younger ...

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Newcastle linked with loan move for Gelson Martins

Newcastle United have joined the list of clubs interested in taking Atlético Madrid forward Gelson Martins on loan.  The highly regarded Portuguese international was part of the group of players that left Sporting Lisbon unilaterally after fans attacked the team and officials at their training ground. He moved to Atlético on a five year deal in July, but has struggled ...

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West Ham linked with move for Newcastle midfielder

West Ham are considering making a bid to sign England midfielder Jonjo Shelvey from Newcastle United. That is according to The Daily Mail who report that Hammers manager Manuel Pellegrini would like to add Shelvey to his squad, but may have to sell a few players first to finance the move, and make way for him in the team. Another ...

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