Haidara confirmed, Sissoko on way plus a bid made for Thauvin

Welcome to NUFC, Massadio Haidara
Welcome to NUFC, Massadio Haidara
Newcastle have secured their third signing in as many days as Massadio Haidara joins from Ligue 1 club Nancy.

The 20-year-old has put pen to paper on a five-and-a-half-year deal at St James’ Park and becomes United’s fourth signing of the January transfer window following the recent additions of Mathieu Debuchy, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa and Yoan Gouffran.

The fee, although officially undisclosed, is believed to be in the region of £3 million although Haidara is expected to be used as cover for Davide Santon first and foremost with an eye on him developing for the future. Not exactly a “development squad” player as such, more of a backup player who can step in. Hopefully anyway…

Haidara has represented France at under-19, under-20 and under-21 level and has already notched up over 50 competitive appearances in club football which isn’t bad for a 20-year-old. He will wear the number 19 shirt recently vacated by Demba Ba.

Speaking to the club website, Haidara admitted it was the desire of United to sign the youngster which helped sway the decision.

“It was the desire of the club to sign me up which was the most important factor. It was nothing to do with the league position,” Massadio revealed.

“It was really all about the club’s desire and willingness to sign me up. Also, I like the club’s ambition to strengthen the whole team so we can improve our league position. That’s what appealed to me so I didn’t hesitate,” he added.

Meanwhile, as has become customary, Alan Pardew also had his say on the signing.

“Massadio is very highly-thought of in France and he’s somebody who our scouting team have been greatly impressed by,” said Pardew.

He added: “At the age of 20, he will only continue to get better but he’s already played a lot of games in his country’s top division and represented France at under-19, under-20 and under-21 level. He’s strong and quick and we’re looking forward to seeing him develop here.”

Meanwhile, in other transfer news, it seems as though Moussa Sissoko is on his way to Newcastle after his current club revealed on their website that a deal had been agreed for this transfer window and not in the summer as had been suggested by some.

He is apparently on his way to Newcastle as we speak and a deal is expected to be announced tomorrow with a fee being mentioned of £1.8 million which isn’t too bad for a player who as recently as one year ago was being touted around at values upwards of £15 million.

Meanwhile, on Twitter, one of those French gadgies that has called most things right this window has revealed that the president of Bastia has received a €3 million offer from Newcastle for their attacking midfielder Florian Thauvin which he is considering.

With all these signings it’s becoming like a French football advent calender!

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270 thoughts on “Haidara confirmed, Sissoko on way plus a bid made for Thauvin

  1. It’s not a wind up on here Aussie. It’s him taking the mother of all hissy fits and the fact that you can’t have a reasonable debate with him ever because he can’t follow logical thought. Surely you’ve met people like that and can’t be arsed with them? They drive me mad. I don’t suffer fools gladly when they’re arrogant and hypocritical. I thought it was you who inspired his ridiculous disclaimer?

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  2. FSOTC, it’s the Yank in me as well, but I keep hoping to get Jozy in as well…especially given how immense he’s been this season for AZ.

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  3. Why is a yank playing in holland? Bit of an odd move. Though I suppose no more than a South American (Suarez) over there. Was looking through the Dutch league on FIFA today, that Fidbogasson guy that Axel reckons is good is rated at 68 on FIFA, pretty low for a 23 year old, though if he’s burst on to the scene this season then FIFA won’t be accurate.

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  4. Whey, man, it’s aal champion, leyk. Let’s hope they play as well on grass (or snow) as they do on paper.

    Enjoying seeing the shuffle of those who presume to know the mind of Ashley – from ‘won’t invest’ to ‘forced to invest’. Classic 😆

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  5. B&B,
    I think it was me that inspired it :mrgreen: ……. but please note Troy called me out for a hissy fit when in fact I simply refused to debate him on a certain matter, when he went off point and started rambling. I wasn’t angry or pissed off, I simply couldn’t be bothered once he had started losing the debate and tried steering it off subject 😉

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  6. The day’s just started and everybody’s off to bed. Must be hibernation time in the frozen wilds of the north. Meanwhile, we sweat our balls off.

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  7. Yeah, Norcal, I’d like to see him get another shot in the Prem. He was, what, 20 when he was at Hull. He played well for them as a holdup guy, but he didn’t score much. I really think he’s improved. Some of those goals for AZ have been really superb.

    Andy–he started in the MLS as a teenager, got sold off to Villareal in Spain, loaned out to Xerez in the Spanish 2nd division, then off to Hull for a season and then moved along to AZ and has done very well there indeed. If he came to NUFC, that’s one less random European team I’d have to keep my eye on to get a sense of how the US team is looking!

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  8. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/teams/newcastle-united/9825427/Newcastle-threaten-to-sue-Fabricio-Coloccini-if-he-quits-the-club-to-move-back-to-Argentina.html

    Newcastle threaten to sue Fabricio Coloccini if he quits the club to move back to Argentina
    Newcastle United have threatened to take legal action against captain Fabricio Coloccini if he tries to quit the club or refuses to be considered for selection.

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  9. FSOTC n NorCal –

    signing Altidore would make a lot of sense in terms of developing commercial opportunities stateside too. With the apparent upsurge in interest over there and with many new fans going thru the process of choosing a team to follow…I’d like to see us sign a quality American prospect

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  10. Yeah, you’d have lots os people tuning in to watch the Toon stateside if we had Jozy or any other young American player getting games. Not to mention Jozy’s playing very well this season and last.

    Fourteen goals and three assists in 19 games this season, 15 goals and two assists in 34 games last season, many appearances as subs there too. I think he was 2nd fiddle striker there last season and has become their main guy this, which is reflected in the bigger numbers so far.

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  11. Toonsy, actually Haidara can straight away be in first team starting left back and finally allow santon back to his best position as Right back. Danny Simpson can seat on bench waiting for transfer out. 😉

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  12. AOD Expect to see him on the bench. If problem with Debuchy then Santon moves to RB and Haidara steps in. Midfield is where we have loads of choices.

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  13. (THIS IS A GOVERNMENT HEALTH WARNING. THIS POSTER IS LIABLE TO DISAGREE WITH YOUR POINT OF VIEW. ONLY ENGAGE IF YOU AREN’T SENSITIVE AND DON’T TAKE HISSY FITS)

    Day 25 in the Big Brother house

    B&B seeks support from his teddy bear Barnaby. He cuddles it tight and tells him he will never let little brother Troy put him in the fridge again and spill milk on his fur.. 😛 😳

    Today’s task is to write a 25 page letter to his family explaining why he will never speak to Troy ever again, but do it in such a way that they don’t understand the reason. 😳 😛 😛 😳

    08:20am Troy is given a secret task, to see if he can make paper aeroplanes out of B&B’s letter. He has 25 attempts to get one over the B&B wall. If he fails then the housemates will be banned from using toilet roll to wipe their arses and will have to use the 25 page letter. 😯 😯

    😛 😛 😛 😛 😛 😛 😛

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  14. Aussie Magpie Fan
    8 hrs, 25 mins ago
    B&B , you and Troy just need to hug it out

    You can’t blame him for stiring you if you draft a 25 page letter over a wind up on here mate

    😛 😛 😛 😛 😛 😛 😛

    @Aussie – its priceless. Everyone is embarrassed for him. I won’t let him off the hook with this one. 😛

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  15. Troy, yep, I wouldn’t either 😉 Nothing personal B&B, I reckon you seem like a good fella and I have nothing against you at all mate… but 25 pages! 😆

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  16. On a football note.

    In case no one read this in the journal last week;

    THE headline in Saturday’s edition of France’s major sporting newspaper l’Equipe said it all.

    Emblazoned across a prominent page in their football coverage, it read: “France: a discount supermarket for Newcastle United”.

    They were referring to the latest leg of Newcastle’s French invasion, which saw them set up a base in a Parisian hotel a fortnight ago to try to recruit the cream of young Gallic talent.

    The move for Loic Remy looked on the ropes last night, but United will not be deterred in their pursuit of more French stars.

    Frustrated by the failure of the Academy players to step up, Newcastle are now after 10 young players born between 1991 and 1993 to improve the quality of their development team. How, the article asked, have United have become the first port of call for French players?

    The presence of the article – which was very well-briefed – in France’s biggest sporting ‘paper is conclusive proof that a project launched two years ago has come to fruition spectacularly.

    When Newcastle’s French invasion began, United felt they were a distant fifth or sixth in terms of destinations for French players. They were no less astute in their identification process, and earmarked Mathieu Debuchy, Bafetimbi Gomis, Jeremy Menez and Mathieu Valbuena as potential targets, but the problem was, none wanted to sign.

    In 2010 a United scout filed a report from a Nice game that included a glowing reference to Remy before a pay-off that read: “Newcastle couldn’t afford him, and is likely to prefer a bigger move.”

    As it has turned out, wages rather than ambition appear to have been the stumbling block.

    The process of annexing France involved convincing key agents that Newcastle were a solid bet in England. They dined them, invited them to games and convinced them that St James’ Park was a good move – both in terms of finance and ambition.

    To hammer home the point, every time they scheduled a meeting they would go laden with data and an encyclopaedic knowledge of the player and where he would fit into Newcastle’s plans.

    The charm offensive stretched into their media operation, flooding national newspapers and television. Crews were granted access to the training ground and Alan Pardew – reluctant to give one-on-one interviews to any journalists – spoke exclusively to l’Equipe.

    Newcastle games are now shown weekly on French TV, a privilege only usually afforded to Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea.

    It was a battle for hearts and minds, and it helped that the players spoke in glowing terms of the way they’d been treated. Money was made available to boost the pastoral care for foreign players, with language lessons laid on for girlfriends and wives as well as the new signings.

    Very often they’d been set up in a house and had a car arranged for them within 24 hours of signing.

    When they got to the training ground, regional specialities were being cooked up and theme days arranged to encourage integration. That message got back to them. When the club set up residence in ‘The W’, a luxury hotel in the Opera region of Paris, to meet players’ representatives last week it was a symbolic moment.

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  17. bloody hell, that makes a mockery of anyone that says we are slap dash with our recruitment….. and there was a few out there after the failed Remy bid 😉

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    @Aussie

    Cos I know you won’t write a 25 page letter to my family I am willing to discuss this with you in a mature and sensible way. 😉

    It does sound good and very promising. I believe the only gripe that most have, where the f-&£ was the recruitment in the summer. ;-).

    The reality train crew certainly made the Regime look foolish this season. They’ve had to go out and write a 25 page article in the Journal apologising to us. 😛

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  19. Delighted to see the negatrons be slightly positive for once. No doubt there will be something for them to moan about soon. The sky is too blue, snow too white, too many days ending in y, etc.

    Great signings at great value. Hats off.

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  20. Yep good work Ashley. Could do with a striker though.. And someone who can cross. And a decent manager. And Llambastad being sacked. Do all that & we’ll all be chuffed as nuts.

    Not going to go as far as saying the ‘negatrons’ were wrong. We were right, it just took Ashley a near relegation experience to see it.

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  21. Troy thanks for posting that piece from L’Equipe. Just reinforces there is a clear strategy in place and it is being professionally executed, even though it may not have been too obvious until recent events.

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  22. Aussie – It stretched to 25 pages because it was full of his drunken ramblings taken from this blog to demonstrate what a hypocritical idiot he is. There is so much material on this blog I could have written a book very quickly by simply cutting pasting, mixing and matching.

    I note your comment @156 about him rambling and going off the point. He hounds people down cul-de-sacs of his own making in order to escape the muddle he has got himself into. He obviously reckons you took a hissy fit and has kept his ridiculous aggravational warning there ever since! What does that tell you about him?

    He might have hounded you a few times but I’ve had a lifetime of it. He has got increasingly worse and is now insufferable. I finally had enough of him when he took the mother of all hissy fits, ranting on the phone for three or four minutes, not letting me speak, calling me a tool then hanging up. I can’t stand hypocrites and won’t speak to him again until he mans up! My reaction (not speaking to him) to his hissy fit isn’t a hissy fit, but he would have everyone believe it is. It’s the way he works, and I don’t like that sort of behaviour.

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  23. B+B you ask why we don’t think we could get a top manager 😯 😯 why have you not listened when it has been explained numerous times 😆
    So we have explained why its your fault you missed or never listened to the answer. 😳
    I can’t understand why you don’t let the top manager subject drop when you can’t give the name of one top manager that you thing would work for the Regime, after all it can’t be that hard as you said over a month ago that there was hundreds of top manager that would walk over hot coals 😕

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  24. Bris @ 155: “Enjoying seeing the shuffle of those who presume to know the mind of Ashley – from ‘won’t invest’ to ‘forced to invest’. Classic”

    Spot on. How they called it right all along and influenced Ashley by their protests. The minds of fantasists. Priceless. 😆

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  25. Big Dave – You’re sounding like Troy now. Be careful! 😆

    As I understand it, the reality train doesn’t believe we could get a bettter manager than Pardew whilst Ashley is here. But it contemplates sacking Pardew if results continue. How does that work.

    I don’t need to name names of top managers who would be available. My position is quite simple. I’m not a headhunter but I know there must be better managers IN THE WHOLE WORLD than Pardew who would love to manage one of the top 20 richest clubs. I don’t know the attributes of the players we’ve just bought because its not my job. How would I know who are the best candidates for the job? I’d say they are the same people who would come if Ashley wasn’t there, and you can name them, can’t you? I invited other bloggers to come up with names and they came up with names I’d never heard of.

    I simply can’t remember what you were saying as to why nobody better would come whilst Ashley is here. It mustn’t have been memorable or cogent enough for me to remember. You seem to have a problem with repeating what you said a few weeks ago, fella. 😉

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  26. Yeah ,hands up they have really pushed the boat out ,just as well as it was near on sinking last week. Still feel we need a CB of quality as sure Colo is a gonner and can’t bear the thought of Wilo covering for the ever injured Saylor 🙄 .A top notch forward would be nice too ,am I being greedy? ,well not really as if Colo goes we are back to square one ,remember a CB was needed last 3 seasons. Is gouffran Ba’s replacement ? maybe , depends how well he adapts to the PL ,12 goals for him so far this season so not bad. The important thing to remember in all this is we are still 2 points off the bottom three and until our newbies start pulling up trees things could get more dire ,so let’s hope they gert off to a flyer after all this investment. When you think that we got 4/5 players for what Manure paid for Zaha it’s nuts like.

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  27. B&B, no stress, I can see where the aggro is coming from mate 🙂 I really think that the loss to Reading might be a pivotal point in our recent history. It seems to have galvanized our management into action and we have singed some real potential. I am saying potential cause the pl has chewed up a lot of supposed stars from other leagues… looking forward to the Villa game.

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  28. Troy
    I was told that Jonas and his wife recently flew back from Paris and were chatting to a few Senegalese kids ( 16/17 year olds) on the flight, and telling them about life in Newcastle. The kids were on their way for trials with us.

    If true, it looks like our policy really is to unearth young talent from all over the place .

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  29. Wenger can go and **** himself we have signed 4 first team players and one young lad to back up Santon.

    Exactly the same ammount as Fat sams brought into wham and with him wanting a left back, a centre half and another midfielder that will go way over the 5 we have brought in, QPR will bring in more than 5 new players in this window as will Reading probably Norwich, the mackems and Fulham yet the sour faced prick singles our business out as unfair.

    QPR signing a dozen odd players a window in recent years has obviously escaped his attention… 🙄

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  30. B+B you were simply asked to name one name out of the hundreds of managers 😕 lots of other bloggers that wern’t calling for Pards head even threw names into the hat but you failed because you are not a headhunter.

    As for no top manager working for a Regime that treat managers, player and fans like dirt, then they run them down in drunken rants .
    They wouldn’t back their managers when it was clear the team needed strengthening, it’s only now they are doing it because they are **** scared of relegation and the loss of all the extra tv money next season.

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  31. CC, all the gunners fans wanted Mbiwa ,you only have to look at their sites and I know a fair few too who are gutted we got him. I wouldn’t mind betting Arsene wouldn’t mind Sissoko as well what with him being Vieraesque type player.

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  32. Dave ,spot on ,investment isn’t cause they have fallen back in love with us all or the club ,it’s protecting his investment for huge future gain.That’s as it should be but it was a stupid gamble they took in the summer as we have lost ground on other teams and arn’t out the woods yet as we still have to turn it around .If Pards can’t motivate this lot and get it right tactically ,he needs shooting.

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  33. munich at 21

    give ashley credit? no no no no no no. he or owlheed messed up in the summer and all they have done is RECTIFY their mistakes. seeing us getting beat at home by READING also helps

    wenger didnt want/need them. do you think if arsenal made a bid ANY of these players would have come to us over le arse and londres? They are good for us now at our level, if they excel and improve then we will sell them to a ‘bigger’ club. ala ba, carroll

    im worried also like you munich about the amount of french speaking players and the cliques (french word 😀 ) they may create

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  34. I think interesting about this Haidara signing is that he is very close or already good enough and strong enough, which means he’s more than a bench warmer. I reckon we may see more of Santon in an attacking left mid Bale position. Which would be good.

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  35. (THIS IS A GOVERNMENT HEALTH WARNING. THIS POSTER IS LIABLE TO DISAGREE WITH YOUR POINT OF VIEW. ONLY ENGAGE IF YOU AREN’T SENSITIVE AND DON’T TAKE HISSY FITS)

    Well the disclaimer stays up. Well done Aussie, B&B has surpassed your hissy fit. You can’t beat a 25 page hissy fit. 😛 😛

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  36. CC how does he work it out that its unfair ?
    I can’t stand the whinger he is probably just pissed of that atlast Jabba has backed his manager , but he clearly wants his owners to back him a bit more

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  37. I.ve always said if Ahsley really wanted to save money he only needed to make one change and that is Pardew Ooot. Any other manager save Shearer and Keegan would be like four or five new signings.

    If results improve as a result of the new players it will not be that Pardew has suddenly become brilliant but rather Barcelona syndrome (Players are so good even a monkey could manage them and achieve the same results) Barcelona operating at 50% capacity would still be enough to beat most teams in the EPL.

    The transfers have been positive especially Sissoko if we can seal the deal. Van wolfswinkle would be the icing on the cake. We could look to Europe again if we get a competent manager to maximise the potential.

    I truly believe that the squad without the new signings is good enough to be in the top 8 and at some stages this season been in the top 6 at least once or twice. Pardew is so bad he will even manage to make these new signings look ordinary and blame them for it. These signings I predict will be enough to keep us from relegation but next term he will go onto blame a lack of next summer signings on his poor record.

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  38. dave

    He said its unfair on clubs we’ve played twice that we can make wholesale changes mid season ❓ 😕

    His comments are even more laughable considering in the 2005-06 season Arsenal signed Adebayor, Walcott, Diaby, Song and Poom and let 6 players leave the club in the january window 🙄

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  39. BIG DAVE
    January 25, 2013 at 10:34

    I know I thought it was frustrating waiting for US to sign someone! He speaks as though as he is manager at friggin Huddersfield or something and he is powerless in the markets.

    Can’t believe he has not rivalled us for a few Frenchies, and that he is NOW interested in Diame after the 3.5mill release clause was mentioned a few weeks back. Just cant understand Arsenal .

    If it was FM2013 id have bought them a DM,STR and WINGER and won the league lol.

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  40. Michael, so if we play bad it’s Pardews fault and if we play good it’s the players fault…..

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  41. Big Dave 🙂 🙂 i’m saying nothing mate, it’s getting beyond a joke 🙂 🙂 🙂

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  42. “Newcastle games are now shown weekly on French TV, a privilege only usually afforded to Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea”

    So did they sign out of pity do you think? 😆

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  43. I am reckoning we’ll get a Stevie Taylor rally call before the Villa game, explaining how great it is to see all these French lads come in and how he’s raring to go again after his injury. If we don’t I’ll be shocked.

    Hopefully he will get at the least Vice-Captaincy by next season.

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  44. Moreno, i’m guessing you want Shola to have the captains armband then 🙂 🙂 🙂 your call about Saylor sounds on the money.. 🙂

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    @Aussie

    You’re joking your yewt must be obliterated now. 😛 😛

    Careful mind Dave, you’ll get shunned for standing up against B&B 😉

    He’ll bash you with his teddy bear. 😛

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  46. BD – “As for no top manager working for a Regime that treat managers, player and fans like dirt, then they run them down in drunken rants.”

    I don’t think they’ve treated Pardew or the playerss like dirt. They know how important it is to keep players happy. You don’t get players like we have this window if you treat players like dirt. I don’t know where you get that idea from, but I might have forgotten something again and need reminding.

    They have said and done some very stupid things when drunk, but they appear to have learnt their lesson, not least because it is costing them money. Time will tell.

    I don’t care what ashley’s motives are for trying to make this club successful, put it on a sound financial footing and making it pay its way. As long as I’m watching quality players every week and we’re not doing a Portsmouth, I’m not bothered. In fact, I’d be quite happy as long as we stay a well run Premiership football club playing attractive football. Anything else is a bonus. I said that at the start of the season.

    Everybody seems to want top four success yesterday by spend , spend, spend and it’s not realistic. I know if I want to achieve anything with my money, I have to save up and it takes time to get what I want. I don’t just keep writing cheques.

    The reality train wants Ashley to spend some of his own personal fortune like the owners of Chelsea and Man City. I think that is his hard earned wedge, and anybody who says that should put their own money up.

    You seem to think it’s a fair question to ask me to name top managers who would come here. If that’s right, and the reality train’s not happy with Ashley, they should name top investors who would take his place. All they say is that ashley is asking too much for the club. They can’t say much, if anything, about top replacements who would pay what the reality train thinks is a fair price.

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  47. Moreno – I hope the french werent watching our games so far this season too much 😕

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  48. Moreno I also hope that Saylor gets vice as we know he will do all he can , and is always ready to give the players a rally call. I would like to see him get the armband but I think Cabaye is the obvious and a good choice

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  49. I thought the prospect of Pardew as manager might have put Remy off, but I have to say it hasn’t done that for others. As I have also said, I’m not getting this big feeling that’s going on, perhaps because I don’t know the quality of these lads. The last time I remember excitement quite like this was when Willie McFaul splashed the cash, and it all ended in tears for him. We haven’t got a goalscorer in yet, and that scenario seems to be getting overlooked, a little bit, if I’m honest. Pardew himself couldn’t have put that last remark better.

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  50. @CaulkinTheTimes: Optimism about Coloccini staying at #NUFC this month grew throughout y’day & into last night. Been a rough ride for all concerned; club …
    @CaulkinTheTimes: … have supported him fully over personal issues but balanced by long-term contract & responsibility to team. End to saga drawing close.

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  51. From the Chronicle, Friday:

    ‘Trouble-hit Toon striker Nile Ranger is today being questioned on suspicion of rape.

    Police received a report from a woman alleging she had been sexually attacked in a city hotel by the Newcastle United player.

    The crime is said to have taken place overnight between Wednesday into Thursday at a hotel in Jesmond.

    Police arrived at the 21-year-old’s Forest Hall home, North Tyneside, on Thursday evening and took him to Wallsend police station.

    Officers are still questioning him today.

    A Northumbria Police spokesman said: “On Thursday, January 24, a woman reported to police that she had been raped overnight at a hotel in Jesmond.

    “A 21-year-old man has been arrested at an address in Forest Hall on suspicion of rape.”

    Only hours before he was arrested the Newcastle United footballer used more than £1,500 to spell out his name in £20 notes before taking a picture of it and posting it on Instagram.’

    Classy classy guy

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  52. TROUBLE-hit Toon striker Nile Ranger is today being questioned on suspicion of rape.

    Police received a report from a woman alleging she had been sexually attacked in a city hotel by the Newcastle United player.

    The crime is said to have taken place overnight between Wednesday into Thursday at a hotel in Jesmond.

    Police arrived at the 21-year-old’s Forest Hall home, North Tyneside, on Thursday evening and took him to Wallsend police station.

    Officers are still questioning him today.

    A Northumbria Police spokesman said: “On Thursday, January 24, a woman reported to police that she had been raped overnight at a hotel in Jesmond.

    “A 21-year-old man has been arrested at an address in Forest Hall on suspicion of rape.”

    Only hours before he was arrested the Newcastle United footballer used more than £1,500 to spell out his name in £20 notes before taking a picture of it and posting it on Instagram

    Read more: Journal Live http://www.journallive.co.uk/north-east-news/breaking-news/2013/01/25/nile-ranger-questioned-on-suspicion-of-rape-72703-32677822/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter#ixzz2IzApZYdR

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  53. B+B are you for real 😯 or just a wum never once have I said anyone would buy the club of Jabba because like your Bro Troy has said seberal times he was asking for too much for the club.
    So how do you expect me to name top investors when I don’t believe there would be any 😳 .

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  54. B+B@212-Some good points made there.

    Stayls for Vice would be good imo, I’d be happy with that. Just don’t think he has the smarts for captaincy. Only other guy I’d put up for vice would be Tiote-because I know Dave hates him so 😀 but he could well be off now anyway, and who would want to buy Staylor 😉

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  55. BB – willy mcfaul though brought through the best young uns we have ever produced Gazza blooded as a 16yrd old. Dont have that today

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