Transfer talk – a round up of today’s NUFC transfer gossip – 05/07/2017

Today’s round up of all NUFC related transfer talk:

  • Jamaal Lascelles and Paul Dummett will be rewarded with new five-year deals at NUFC later this week (Daily Mirror)
  • Newcastle have joined West Ham in the £10m pursuit of want-away Burnley striker Andre Gray (Shields Gazette)
  • Reading are lining up a £5m swoop for NUFC goalkeeper Karl Darlow to replace Ali Al-Habsi – and the Daily Mirror claim Rafa may be ready to cash in as he attempts to bring a new no.1 to Newcastle this summer.

  • Newcastle are keen on £8m-rated Hull City midfielder Sam Clucas with Leicester, West Brom and Burnley also interested (Daily Mail)
  • Outrageous reports have emerged from Portugal, claiming Newcastle have made a club record £35m bid for 36-goal Sporting Lisbon striker Bas Dost.
  • Manchester City only want a permanent deal for Joe Hart, however Newcastle and West Ham are interested in a potential loan move. A with a move to Tyneside is believed to particularly appeal to the England no.1. however the expected transfer fee and wages could scupper any permanent deal (Daily Mail)

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About Olly Hawkins

Olly has been a Junior Magpie from birth. As a season ticket holder and avid Newcastle United fan - he eats, sleeps and breathes all things NUFC.

2 thoughts on “Transfer talk – a round up of today’s NUFC transfer gossip – 05/07/2017

  1. I have no use for Dummet even as a squad player. I think we should keep Darlow, along with Krul and having Woodman in the wings why spend money on a keeper. Gray is a good signing, but would rather have Aboubakar, Bakambu, or Dost. Also, we need to hold on to Mitro I believe that selling him at the age of 22 would be a huge mistake.

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  2. Looks like not much has changed with Ashley, who lives and deals in a cut price world and obviously intends staying there, with those encouraging words above about Rafa. intending to avoid relegation sez it all.
    It has become increasingly more difficult for sides to gain access to a top ten spot, never mind
    challenging for the PL Championship, without spending vast amounts of cash (Leicester?, yeah I know, but Leicester was a one off) it appears our dear leader still believes we can buy an entire competitive side for the cost of certain single players signed by the top clubs plus in his willingness to splurge and continually misinterpret his promises in that regard.
    Even with a manager of Rafas. stature you are only as good as the players you have and looking at what we have at NUFC , plus who we are looking to sign, we need all the help we can get, just to avoid relegation for the third time.

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