NUFC news round up – Rafa delivers great news & ex-NUFC reject set for shock Man Utd move

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

  • Some great news has emerged from Rafa Benitez’s pre-match press conference today, with him confirming that Salomon Rondon is fit and back in the squad for tomorrow’s trip to Southampton – Full story here. 
  • According to The Chronicle’s Lee Ryder, in-form NUFC youngster Elias Sorensen has been told he is NOT ready for a first team call-up – despite scoring a stunning 12 goals for the U-23’s so far this season – Full story here. 
  • As confirmed by MEN, former Newcastle United goalkeeper Paul Woolston is set to complete a surprise move to Manchester United today – just months after being released by Rafa Benitez – Full story here. 
  • A shocking stat has emerged ahead of tomorrow’s crucial trip to St Mary’s, with it being revealed that Southampton have won just ONE Premier League game at home since November 2017 – See their recent results here. 

  • Fresh reports have surfaced in The Chronicle linking Newcastle with Argentina international Nicolas Tagliafico – the Ajax left-back we were offered the chance to sign for £8m over the summer – Full story here. 
  • Paul Merson is predicting more misery for Newcastle United this weekend – backing Southampton to beat us 1-0  this weekend despite their ‘atrocious’ home record, with the Saints winning just once at St Mary’s since November last year – Full story here. 
  • After over a year out of the game, former NUFC defender Sebastien Bassong has completed a surprise return to English football – signing for League One side Peterborough – Full story here. 
  • And finally, Simon’s message to any fans claiming Rafa Benitez is no longer the man for the job at Newcastle United – Read his brilliant piece 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.

One thought on “NUFC news round up – Rafa delivers great news & ex-NUFC reject set for shock Man Utd move

  1. I am a devoted fan, and former successful journalist, but occasionally your endeavours to seek an exciting story fringe on the ridiculous. The ‘shock horror revelation’ that Southampton have only won one home game this season is hardly in the Pulitzer nominations, being a matter of public record, and league table declaration. Come-on, less ‘shock horror and more in-depth analysis.

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