Transfer talk – a round-up of today’s NUFC news & gossip – 28/06/2018

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

  • According to the Times, Crystal Palace have told Newcastle that they are willing to sell Andros Townsend this summer – but only if Mike Ashley meets their staggering £30m asking price – Full story here.
  • During a piece on Rafa Benitez’s search for a new striker this summer, the Chronicle have admitted that Newcastle are likely to consider moves for Liverpool duo Danny Ings and Divock Origi – two players we tried to sign last summer – Full story here.
  • According to the Telegraph, both Middlesbrough and Stoke have held ‘detailed discussions’ with NUFC over a potential £15m deal to sign Matt Ritchie this summer – Full story here.
  • A picture has been leaked online showing what appears to be Newcastle United’s new away kit being displayed in a Sports Direct store abroad – and it’s rather nice! – Full story here.

  • According to the Mirror, Rafa Benitez is keen to sign Yoshinori Muto this summer – the Mainz striker who’s currently representing Japan at the World Cup – Full story here.
  • After a few weeks of World Cup action, here’s a few players who may well have caught Rafa’s eye ahead of a potential summer move – Full story here. 
  • With hundreds of players linked so far this summer but no bids made, here’s a FOUR player Simon reckons might end up at St James’ Park this summer – 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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