NUFC news round up – Rafa confirms double injury blow + Almiron ‘on his way’ to NUFC?

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

  • Some frustrating injury news from Rafa Benitez today, with him confirming that both Jonjo Shelvey and Federico Fernandez will miss tomorrow’s trip to Huddersfield – Full story here. 
  • South-American journalist Tim Vickery has told talkSPORT that he believes MLS star Miguel Almiron is ‘surely on his way to Newcastle’ – with him revealing how his current club have already signed his replacement – Full story here. 
  • Aleksandar Mitrovic has barely missed a minute for Fulham this season, being their star man so far with 7 goals already, however he will miss their trip to St James’ Park next weekend IF he’s booked against West Ham tomorrow – Full story here.
According to an exclusive from Football Insider, Leeds United are now in pole position to sign Karl Darlow after holding talks with his representatives over a potential January deal. 

  • According to the Chronicle, Rafa Benitez is convinced Miguel Almiron has what it takes to make an ‘immediate impact’ in the Premier League – with him impressed by his ‘work rate’ and ‘excellent’ play ‘off-the-ball’ – Full story here. 
  • Chelsea have been scouting former Newcastle flop Florian Thauvin according to reports in France, with the winger admitting that he’ll quit Marseille if they don’t qualify for the Champions League this season – Full story here. 
  • According to an exclusive from Football Insider, Leeds United are now in pole position to sign Karl Darlow after holding talks with his representatives over a potential January deal – Full story 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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