Toon Talk – A round-up of all the day’s NUFC news – 28/11/2017

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

  • Rafa Benitez has confirmed that Jamaal Lascelles, Christian Atsu and Paul Dummett will all miss out once again for our crucial trip to West Brom, however midfield duo Mikel Merino and Isaac Hayden could be set to return to the starting 11 – Read full comments here. 
  • According to The Telegraph, Newcastle United are now talking to ‘another interested party’ as well as Amanda Staveley and PCP, suggesting that a bidding war could be upon us with more than one party looking to take NUFC from Mike Ashley’s hands – Read full story here.
  • Rafa Benitez has pleaded with fans to stay behind out of form striker Joselu, claiming he is ‘giving everything’ and ‘doing a great job for the team’, so will only become more nervous and make more mistakes if we don’t support him – Read his message to fans here. 
  • Alan Shearer hasn’t held back in his assessment of our awful 3-0 defeat to Watford on Saturday, describing some of our defending as an ’embarrassment’ and admitting that it could’ve been much more than three if they had their shooting boots on – Read his rant in full here.

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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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