Hearn clears up takeover claims, duo linked & key man set for early return? – NUFC news & gossip

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

  • Eddie Hearn has rubbished reports claiming his father, Barry Hearn, had been a “key figure” in a potential Newcastle United takeover involving Amanda Staveley – Read his comments here.
  • According to the Chronicle’s Mark Douglas, Steve Bruce would “love” to sign Liverpool’s Adama Lallana this summer.
  • Valentino Lazaro has told Sky Sports that he made the right decision to join Newcastle over RB Leipzig – with Keith Downie claiming he’s in contention to start vs Arsenal on Sunday.
  • Jonjo Shelvey is ‘touch and go’ for this weekend’s trip to the Emirates according to Steve Bruce – despite initial fears he’d miss the whole of February.
  • Ex-Mag Adam Armstrong is now the Championship’s most in-form player, with his 11 goal involvements since December being more than any other in the second tier.
  • As revealed by WhoScored.Com, Newcastle’s average possession (39.4%) this season is the LOWEST of all teams in Europe’s top 5 leagues.
  • According to reports emerging from South Korea, Ki Sung-yueng’s proposed move to FC Seoul has collapsed.
  • The Northern Echo claim Newcastle are leading the race to sign Brentford star Said Benrahma this summer – and hope the offer of ‘regular first team football’ could convince him to sign despite rival interest from Arsenal.

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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.

One thought on “Hearn clears up takeover claims, duo linked & key man set for early return? – NUFC news & gossip

  1. This takeover could be going on behind closed doors. This could happen in the summer. Manager. Massimiliano allegro. Midfielder philippe coutinho claiming he is on another journey after turning down liverpool. Aaron Ramsey wants a return to England the rest of the team will be decided by how much Newcastle are allowed to spend with fair play coming into account.

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