NUFC news round up – Unbearable Ashley claims emerge, Peter Kenyon update & manager linked

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

  • According to The Northern Echo, a ‘source close to Peter Kenyon‘ claims he is currently in discussions with TWO interested parties in the US as he searches for financial backing to buy NUFC – Full story here. 
  • As revealed by the club’s former vice president Tony Jimenez, Mike Ashley was in position to sell Newcastle United to the current owners of Manchester City – only for the deal to be ruined by a drunken ‘disturbance’ in a Dubai bar – Full story here. 
  • Kevin Keegan has urged fans to stay behind the team to maintain our Premier League status – insisting that our presence in the top flight will be essential in attracting potential new buyers – Full story here. 
  • According to TV pundit Charlie Nicholas, Brendan Rodgers is unlikely to be Celtic manager come the end of January – and he’s tipping him to become the next manager of Newcastle United – Full story here.

  • Just a few months after leaving the club, Ivan Toney has scored an 84th minute equaliser to deny Sunderland a win at the Stadium of Light on Tuesday night – Full story here. 
  • NUFC stat-man Chris Holt has revealed some harrowing stats following our struggling start to the season – showing how we are bottom of the pile in several key areas when it comes to shots, possession, pass completion and crosses – See stats here. 
  • Kenedy has admitted that he was ‘always very keen’ to return to Newcastle United over the summer – saying he was ‘delighted’ when the deal to bring him back on loan was completed in July – Full story here. 
  • During his latest piece for The Chronicle, former Newcastle United striker Mick Quinn claims that Ciaran Clark is a ‘Championship player’ and someone who is ‘lucky’ to still be playing Premier League football – Full story here. 

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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.

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