Toon Talk – a round-up of today’s NUFC news & gossip – 10/04/2018

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

  • According to Sky Sports,  PSG, Bayern Munich and ‘a number of Premier League clubs‘ are tracking impressive Chelsea loanee Kenedy – the man we’re hoping Newcastle sign permanently this summer – Full story here. 
  •  Mike Ashley could be about to revise his asking price for NUFC according to the Shields Gazette, who state he is now ‘less inclined to do a cut-price deal’ with a potential buyer – even if he is still intent on selling up this summer – Full story here.
  • Ian Wright has admitted that he was ‘praying’ Tammy Abraham picked to join Newcastle on loan over Swansea last summer – Full story here. 
  • Long-term NUFC target Bas Dost is ‘determined’ to seal a move away from Sporting Lisbon after a fall-out with the club’s president – and the Chronicle reckon Rafa might just make another move to sign him this summer – Full story here.
  • Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell has come out with some ‘interesting’ comments as to why his side were hard done by in their defeat to NUFC over the weekend – Read his amusing assessment here. 

  • With the Mackems plummeting towards League One, ex-NUFC full-back Olivier Bernard has showed little sympathy, posting an amusing video on Twitter to mock Sunderland’s demise – See video here! 
  • According to Calcio Mercato, Newcastle are eyeing a summer move to sign Nice star Alassane Plea – the French striker who has scored 17 times for the Ligue 1 side this season – Full story here. 
  • Former Newcastle coach Dean Saunders has insisted that the club’s success this season has nothing to do with Mike Ashley and everything to do with Rafa Benitez, feeling the NUFC owner ‘has got away it’ this season – Full story here. 
  • Following our win at Leicester, Jamie Thorpe – a Foxes season ticket holder – has given his assessment based on what he saw from the stands at the King Power Stadium on Saturday – Read his interesting take on the game here. 
  • And finally, following news that the big boys are eyeing a summer move for Kenedy, we’ve assessed his situation and our hopes of signing him permanently from Chelsea – Full story 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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