Toon Talk – a round-up of all the day’s NUFC news and gossip – 11/12/2017

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

  • Alan Shearer has not only had a pop at Mike Ashley following Saturday’s defeat, but also weighed in with a rant about the NUFC owners total lack of ‘respect’ on MOTD2 last night – Watch it here.
  • On the subject of Mike Ashley, there’s been some claims from The Mirror that TWO new parties have now entered the race alongside Amanda Staveley to takeover at NUFC – Some interesting claims – Read full article here. 
  • Rafa Benitez is on alert ahead of the January window, with Chelsea’s Michy Batshuayi and Leicester’s Islam Slimani set to be loaned out next month according to reports today – Read full transfer story here. 


  • After being pointed out by the TV cameras following Saturday’s 3-2 defeat to Leicester, fellow Newcastle fans have reacted furiously online to Ayoze Perez’s total lack of tracking in the moments before their 86th minute winner – He’s not the only one to blame, but this is so poor – Watch it here. 
  • A Leicester City fan has got in touch with us to give his take of what he saw at St James’ Park on Saturday. A very interesting read this – Read it in full here. 
  • Finally, we’ve been looking ahead to Wednesdays’ game with Everton and have named FIVE players we think Rafa could axe following Saturday’s latest defeat – Read full article 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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