Rafa deal was ‘close’ before takeover bid, Almiron shines & ex-boss wants Rondon – NUFC news round-up

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

  • Miguel Almiron shone in Paraguay’s Copa America opener last night, but his dazzling display was not enough as they threw away a 2-0 lead, leaving him in teats – Full story here.
  • According to La Provence, former Zenit boss Andre Villas-Boas is ‘extremely interested’ in bringing Salomon Rondonto Marseille – and wants a deal done ‘quickly’ – Full story here.
  • Sky’s Pete Graves claims Rafa Benitez was ‘very close’ to reaching an agreement at NUFC before takeover talk re-emerged, also hinting that the BZG would keep him if they bought the club – Full story here.
  • According to TEAMtalk, Newcastle have been in touch with Southampton to enquire about a potential move for Matt Targett – Full story here.
  • No player has completed more key passes than Newcastle United star Miguel Almiron so far at this summer’s Copa America – a stat that Messi and Coutinho have failed to match – Full story here
  • According to Dutch reporter Marcel van der Kraan, Newcastle have sent scouts to watch Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek a ‘number of times’ – Full story here.
  • Newcastle are one of several clubs keen to sign Lorient star Alexis Claude-Maurice according to Sky Sports – Full story here.
  • And finally, a look at the deals several of NUFC’s mid-table ‘rivals’ have done so far, with Wolves, Southampton, Villa, West Ham & Bournemouth spending £150m combined – 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.

3 thoughts on “Rafa deal was ‘close’ before takeover bid, Almiron shines & ex-boss wants Rondon – NUFC news round-up

  1. This so called TAKEOVER IS THE BIGGEST PILE OF SHITE GOING.
    YEP GOING EFFING NOWHERE BULLSHIT AND BOLLOCKS FOR EVERYONE INVOLVED.

    THE FAT BASTARD ASHLEY IS ALLOWING RAFA’s Contract to run out, just as we EXPECTED THE FAT FUCKER TO DO.

    JUST THE USUAL PILE OF CRAP FROM ARSEHOLE ASHLEY and CO.

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  2. DO US ALL A FAVOUR YOU FAT BASTARD ASHLEY FUCKING DIE.

    SO WE CAN ALL PISS ON YOUR GRAVE OR ASHES BECAUSE AS WE ALL KNOW SHIT DOES BURN.

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