Toon Talk – a round-up of today’s NUFC news & gossip – 24/04/2018

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

  • Rafa Benitez has pleaded for ‘experience’ in his NUFC side, suggesting that summed up the key difference between Newcastle and Everton during last night’s game.

  •  Despite Everton having just one shot on target during their 1-0 win last night, Sam Allardyce believes his side ‘completely dominated’ the game – also sending a subtle dig to Rafa Benitez regarding NUFC’s ‘negative tactics’ – Read his comments here.

  • Sky Sports revealed last night that Mike Ashley has now upped his asking price to “£380-£400m” – a move that has left the Telegraph’s North-East correspondent Luke Edwards feeling as though this could be the end of any potential takeover at NUFC this summer – Full story here. 

  • Following his first start for Newcastle United during yesterday’s 1-0 defeat at Everton, here’s what NUFC fans made of Islam Slimani’s full debut for the club – Read fans’ interesting comments here. 

  • To see how we thought each and every NUFC player got on in yesterday’s 1-0 defeat at Goodison Park, CLICK HERE to read our full player ratings.
  • To say last night’s game was one to forget is an understatement, however both Everton and Newcastle fans took to Twitter after the game to share a common opinion – Sam Allardyce football matches are awful and the man is an arrogant and classless man – Full story here. 
  • Ahead of a crucial summer for NUFC, we’ve looked at THREE players Rafa Benitez could cash in on to raise funds – Full story here. 
  • And finally, for our thoughts on last night’s frustrating game at Goodison, read our post-match report 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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