NUFC news round up – Lascelles makes controversial Mike Ashley claim after signing new deal

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

  • Newcastle United skipper Jamaal Lascelles has signed a new SIX-year deal with the club today – a contract which could keep him at the club until 2024 – See full story and his reaction interview here. 
  • The skipper has spoken out about Mike Ashley following his new deal, controversially claiming he is a ‘nice guy’ – also urging supporters to stop the negativity and get behind the team – See his comments here. 
  • After revealing their protest plans between new and the new year, The Magpie Group have confirmed the three ideas they will promote to get rid of Mike Ashley – See them all here. 
  • Following his recent loan move to the Slovan Liberec for some much needed game time, it’s now emerged that Rolando Aarons has been dropped by the Czech side – with him starting on the bench in recent weeks – Full story here. 

  • THREE fan theories have emerged after Lascelles signs new deal at NUFC – One is promising, two are worrying – See them all here. 
  • After confirmation recently that we had a scout present for Club Brugge’s Champions League clash with Monaco last month, reports in Belgium are now claiming that it was Brazilian striker Wesley Moraes that we were watching – Full story here. 
  • Rafa Benitez claims that he is reluctant to throw his NUFC youngsters into the first team because ‘everybody will be expecting them to become the new Alan Shearer’ – feeling the pressure would be too great – Full story here. 
  • After news that Benitez had enquired about the availability of Divock Origi ahead of the January transfer window, it’s reported that Liverpool have set an asking price of ‘upwards of £20m’ for the Belgian striker – 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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