Toon Talk – A round-up of all the day’s NUFC news and gossip – 01/12/2017

A round up of all of today’s NUFC news and gossip:

  • Rafa Benitez has been speaking to the press today, talking Mitrovic, our defensive issues, rotation, Rob Elliot and injuries ahead of tomorrow’s game with Chelsea – Read the key points from his press conference here.
  • The Middle East’s leading English-language news service, ‘The National’, has revealed some potentially significant news regarding Amanda Staveley’s takeover attempts at NUFC – claiming her PCP Capital Partners group have submitted a SECOND offer. Read full story here. 
  • Jamaal Lascelles has opened up about his incredible act of kindness over the weekend in an endearing interview with the MOTD Mag today  – who have handed him their ‘Hero of the Year Award’ for 2017 in the process! Read his inspiring interview here. 
  • Following his good form with Bradford, NUFC youngster Alex Gilliead is a wanted man, with The Chronicle confirming today that THREE Championship clubs have shown an interest in taking him on loan in January – one of which being North-East rivals Sunderland! Read full story here. 

For a look at this week’s ‘Opposition Opinion’ following our chat with a Chelsea fan this week, click here. A good insight ahead of tomorrow’s game.

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About Olly Hawkins

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

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