Transfer round up – all of today’s NUFC transfer gossip – 07/06/2017

Today’s round up of all NUFC related transfer talk:

  • According to the Daily Mirror, Rafa Benitez has lost patience with Aleksandar Mitrovic and is prepared to sell the NUFC striker this summer if the club can recoup something close to the £14m paid for him 2 years ago.
  • Newcastle United’s hunt for a striker will not end with the loan signing of Tammy Abraham, with Andre Gray and Daniel Sturridge both under consideration this summer (The Chronicle).
  • Rafa Benitez’s hopes of signing Pepe Reina have been boosted, with Napoli’s chairman looking to cash in on the Spanish International who has just 1 year left on his current contract.

  • Reports in Spain claim NUFC have triggered the release clause of French centre-back Florian Lejeune, however the deal could be held up by Eibar’s boardroom elections (Sunderland Echo).
  • Newcastle United’s bid to sell defender Grant Hanley to Derby County has been dealt a blow, with the Rams confirming the signing of Hull centre-back Curtis Davies today (The Chronicle).
  • Villarreal have confirmed the signing rumoured NUFC target Rúben Semedo from Sporting Lisbon on a five-year contract (@VillarrealCF)

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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 “Transfer round up – all of today’s NUFC transfer gossip – 07/06/2017

  1. Have I missed something? Selling Mitrovic for anything near ish to what we paid for him would be a huge bonus from my point of view. He has consistently shown that he has no natural ability in front of goal and is unlikely to ‘suddenly’ find any.
    Cash in and get rid!


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