NUFC news round up – Benitez set for bad news from Ashley, striker linked & Rondon injury revealed

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

  • Ahead of an upcoming meeting which could decide Benitez’s future, The Chronicle claim Mike Ashley is ‘reluctant’ to meet the Spaniard’s demands regarding transfer budget, the U-23’s, the Academy & training ground – Full story here.
  • Rafa Benitez has been speaking to the press ahead of tomorrow’s game with Leicester, confirming that Salomon Rondon looks set to me missing for at least a ‘couple of weeks’ – Full story here. 
  • According to Calciomercato, Newcastle are showing interest in Bordeaux star Francois Kamano ahead of the January transfer window – with the winger enjoying an outstanding start to the new season in France – Full story here. 
  • The majority of Newcastle’s side will picks itself ahead of Saturday’s crucial match with Leicester City, but Rafa Benitez has two big decisions – does he start and out of sorts Kenedy and does he drop an out of sorts Ayoze Perez? – Full story here. 

  • With Rondon now ‘ruled out’ and the defence looking strong at Selhurst Park last weekend, the side Rafa Benitez will pick to play Leicester tomorrow looks pretty nailed on – See the team we expect to see start here. 
  • EA Sports have added a brilliant new feature to the newly released FIFA 19, with St James’ Park featuring in-game ‘Ashley Out‘ banners – See it here. 
  • Archie Brand’s take on the latest takeover claims after recent news that Mike Ashley has dropped his asking price – See his take on it all here. 
  • ‘A message to all NUFC fans ahead of Saturday’s game with Leicester’ – Well worth a read ahead of tomorrow’s big game – Read it in full here. 

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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.

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