Toon Talk – a round-up of all the day’s NUFC news and gossip – 26/02/2018

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

  •  Aleksandar Mitrovic has offered an insight into why things haven’t worked out for him at Newcastle while Rafa Benitez has been in charge, suggesting that the Spaniard’s tactics don’t suit his style of play. Read Mitro’s comments in full here. 
  • Some slightly concerning news on the injury front, with it being revealed that Dwight Gayle was withdrawn in the closing stages against Bournemouth after complaining about ‘tightness’ in his hamstring – Full story here. 
  • According to Turkish reports today, Newcastle will now have to stump up an incredible £18m to sign Galatasaray winger Garry Rodrigues this summer – almost triple the £7m we are believed to have offered to the Turkish giants for the 27-year-old last month. Full story here. 
  • Rafa Benitez has dropped a potential hint that he could be planning for an extended stay at Newcastle United when responding to Chelsea’s interest in Jamaal Lascelles. See what you make of it – Full story here. 

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About Olly Hawkins

Born in Gateshead, Olly was 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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