NUFC news round up – Sky reporter shares takeover whispers, LB linked & new injury concern

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

  • Sky Sports’ Pete Graves has admitted that several ‘valued contacts’ have told him ‘a lot of very positive things’ about a potential takeover at Newcastle – Full story here. 
  • According to the Mirror, Newcastle are interested in Bordeaux left-back Maxine Poundje – with Fulham and Burnley also keen to sign the Frenchman in January – Full story here. 
  • It may have gone unnoticed at the time, but post-match footage from the win at Huddersfield has shown Kenedy  limping badly just moments after the final whistle – Full story here. 
  • According to the Chronicle’s Lee Ryder, a five-year deal is still on the table for Rafa Benitez to sign, however he’s yet to receive assurances over the club’s training ground and Academy – Full story here. 
  • According to Scouts In Attendance, a Newcasttle official watched Olympiakos midfielder Mady Camara in their Europa League clash with AC Milan last week – with teammates Leonardo Koutris and Pape Cisse also catching our eye – Full story here. 
  • Newcastle look set to lose Ki sung-yueng for several weeks following Saturdays game with Fulham – with the midfielder likely to be called up to South Korea’s squad for the Asian Cup – Full story here. 
  • Rolando Aarons is on his way back to Tyneside after a loan spell with Slovan Liberec, but to say his spell with the Czech side has been unsuccessful is an understatement – Full story here. 
  • And finally, a closer look at Salomon Rondon – and why Benitez’s move to sell Mitrovic and sign the big Venezuelan already looks like a brilliant one – Full 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.

2 thoughts on “NUFC news round up – Sky reporter shares takeover whispers, LB linked & new injury concern

  1. We are playing Liverpool soon , can I ask the traveling fans to stop singing the same old tired out songs about Liverpool slums , feeding scousers, and the stealing of stereo’s, please give it a rest, it might of been funny 25. 30 years ago ? instead support NUFC, that’s what your there for, have a little bit of respect for a city that is very similar to Newcastle ,ie working class ,

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  2. Newcastle TAKEOVER just more of ASHLEY’S bull**** and lies as usual.
    Always some kind of excuse coming out.
    ASHLEY is a compulsive lier, god knows why any respectable company has any dealings with this guy.
    Newcastle TAKEOVER bull**** bull**** bull****.

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