A round up of all of today’s news & transfer gossip:
Newcastle United defender Ciaran Clark has been ‘knocked unconscious’ and ‘rushed’ to a local hospital after being attacked in a bar during his summer holiday in Magaluf – Full story here.
Rafa Benitez is pushing to secure a double deal with Chelsea according to the Chronicle’s Chris Waugh, who claims the Spaniard is hoping to sign Ruben Loftus Cheek on loan AND Kenedy on a permanent deal this summer – Full story here.
According to the Chronicle, Crystal Palace are now ‘open’ to selling Andros Townsend this summer – with the ex-NUFC winger set to be offered to Rafa Benitez if Roy Hodgson finds a replacement – Full story here.
Anderlecht’s sporting director has confirmed that their attempt to sign Matz Sels on a permanent deal has now collapsed – suggesting that the move became too expensive for the club – Full story here.
According to the Daily Mail, Real Sociedad have now launched a £10.5m bid for Mikel Merino – with it looking increasingly likely that the Spaniard will leave Newcastle this summer – Full story here.
Several Newcastle supporters have quickly changed their tune on January target Nicolai Jorgensen, with striker’s outstanding assist leaving fans impressed after Denmark’s latest World Cup outing this afternoon – Full story here.
According to Ligue 1 journalist Manu Lonjon, Newcastle are interested in signing Toulouse centre-back Christopher Jullien – however we look set to face competition from Southampton for the giant Frenchman – Full story here.
According to reports in France, Newcastle have made an enquiry over the potential signing of Giannelli Imbula – the £18m Stoke flop who has just enjoyed a successful loan spell with Toulouse – Full story here.
After being pictured saying ‘pre-season ready’ in a Rangers kit, top NUFC youngsterMo Sangare has played down fears that he’s off to the SPL – admitting that it was actually his brothers top and that nothing has changed at NUFC – Full story here.
According to the Chronicle, Newcastle are ‘keeping tabs’ on Kasey Palmer’s situation at Chelsea – and could make an attempt to sign him on loan if moves for Kenedy and Loftus Cheek fail to come off – Full story here.
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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.