Toon talk – today’s news round-up of all things NUFC – 13/09/2017

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

  • Newcastle United players and the club’s hierarchy have been haggling over a bonus package for the new season over recent weeks, however it has been revealed that an agreement has finally been made thanks to Jamaal Lascelles’ intervention, who personally called Mike Ashley to resolve the situation! (The Chronicle).
  • Achraf Lazaar has hit out at Rafa Benitez, revealing why the Spaniard left him ‘disappointed’ following his ‘nightmare’ spell on Tyneside.
  • Some highly amusing scenes at the Stadium of Light last night, as former NUFC striker Daryl Murphy scored an 86th minute winner to pile even more misery on the Mackems – CLICK HERE to see the goal. Priceless!

  • Rafa Benitez is set to arrange ‘one-to-one’ meetings with Dwight Gayle and Jack Colback to clear up their NUFC futures following their uncertain deadline days at the club.
  • Over 51,000 tickets have already been sold for Saturday’s game against Stoke at St. James’ Park – CLICK HERE to get yours before they all go.
  • After two weeks away, Rafa Benitez was back to take training for the first time since his break at the Benton training base today. See below for footage of the gaffer back in action. Welcome back Rafa!

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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.

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