Owen launches attack on NUFC, Shearer hits back & Hudson offered job? – NUFC news round-up

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

  • Michael Owen has branded Newcastle fans as ‘deluded’, stating why he believes we are not a ‘big club’ – Read his comments here.
  • The ex-NUFC striker has also had a pop at Alan Shearer, accusing him of passing the blame following our relegation in 2009 – Read Shearer’s brilliant response to Owen here.
  • American coach Anthony Hudson has told talkSPORT that he was contacted about potentially replacing Rafa Benitez over the summer – Full story here.
  • Steve Bruce has shared a positive injury update on Florian Lejeune, suggesting he could be back training with the first-team after the international break – Full story here.
  • Back on the subject of Michael Owen, our former club record signing has also revealed how he immediately regretted a move to Tyneside – Read some of his unbelievable claims here.
  • New Lyon left-back Youssouf Kone has confirmed that he turned down the chance to join Newcastle United this summer – Full story here.
  • According to Gianluca Di Marzio – Sky Sports’ man in Italy – Hatem Ben Arfa is now in talks with Fiorentina – Full story here.
  • Ex-Mags Vurnon Anita and Daryl Murphy have had their contracts terminated by mutual consent by Leeds United and Nottingham Forest respectively – Full story here.
  • After just two La Liga starts for new club Alaves, ex-NUFC striker Joselu has already scored twice – and his latest strike is one of the most wacky goals of the weekend – Watch it 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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