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Newcastle are the outright favourites to be relegated

Newcastle are the new outright favourites to be relegated from the Premier League this season after slumping to consecutive defeats in their opening two games. Image Source The Magpies lost iconic manager Rafa Benitez in the summer after he grew frustrated with a lack of investment in the squad. Steve Bruce was parachuted in to replace him and he has ...

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United prepared to walk away from Longstaff deal

Manchester United are prepared to walk away from the proposed deal to sign Newcastle midfielder Sean Longstaff. That is after they were quoted a price of £50 million to sign a player that has completed only none games of Premier League football. The 21-year old who broke through into the Newcastle first-team last season and made an immediate impact before ...

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United look to add more signings

Having finally sealed the transfer of Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace to add to the earlier acquisition of Daniel James from Swansea, Manchester United are now turning their attention to their other summer targets. Top of their immediate shopping list are midfielders Sean Longstaff and Bruno Fernandes, and they are confident that they can get both without serious competition for ...

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Newcastle not prepared to sell midfield prospect to United

Newcastle United have put up a “not for sale” sign on their 21-year old central midfielder Sean Longstaff. The Newcastle-born player, who has been compared to another Geordie, Michael Carrick, only made his Premier League debut for Newcastle on Boxing Day, but, in the 12 games he played before injury cut short his season, he did enough to suggest that ...

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Benitez linked with PSG and Marseille

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez has been linked with a move to both PSG and Marseille in the summer. The 59-year old has yet to sign a new contract with the Magpies, with talks over a new deal having stalled in recent weeks, with Benitez looking for assurances about the club’s ambitions and willingness to back him in the transfer market. ...

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Newcastle identify potential Benitez replacement

One advantage that Gattuso has over previous Italians that have moved to England to manage in the Premiership is that he already speaks English. He spent a season in the late 1990s playing for Rangers, and his wife is Scottish. Newcastle United have identified a potential replacement for manager Rafael Benitez if he decides to leave at the end of ...

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Ayoze Pérez may be set for Tyneside departure

Newcastle have been dealt a potential blow with the news that Spanish striker Ayoze Pérez is thinking about leaving the club in the summer. The 25-year’s goals have been instrumental in recent weeks in helping to guarantee Newcastle’s Premier League survival. It was his flicked header that gave them a valuable win away at Leicester, whilst his hat-trick against Southampton ...

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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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