Transfer talk – a round-up of today’s NUFC news & gossip – 09/07/2018

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

  • Newcastle United have released our new away kit for the 2018/19 season – and it’s absolutely stunning – See it in full here. 
  • According to Sky Sports, Newcastle are now close to re-signing Kenedy on a season-long loan after ‘positive’ talks with Chelsea – also claiming that Rafa Benitez is now ‘open’ to selling Matt Ritchie to fund a move for Andros Townsend – Full story here. 
  • Lee Ryder has confirmed that NUFC made bids for BOTH Alassane Plea and Salomon Rondon last week – admitting that there’s a ‘good chance’ we’ll confirm another signing by the time we return from this week’s training camp in Ireland – Full story here.
  • According to the Mirror, Rafa Benitez has challenged Mike Ashley to show ambition and break our 13-year old transfer record this summer before he’ll even consider signing a new deal at the club – Full story here. 
  • The Chronicle’s Lee Ryder has denied claims that Newcastle have made a move for Lille midfielder Thiago Maia – despite claims last night from France that a loan offer had been submitted – Full story here. 

  • According to the Chronicle, Rafa Benitez is set to hold another round of transfer talks with the club prior to Wednesday’s pre-season trip to Ireland – with the Spaniard desperate to see a new striker signed – Full story here. 
  • During a brilliant interview following our return to pre-season, Jamaal Lascelles has admitted that there’s ‘not one’ player in this squad who is playing for a move, insisting that everyone is loyal and plays for the badge – Full story here. 
  • According to Portuguese outlet ‘A Bola’, Newcastle are interested in signing Sporting Lisbon star Bruno Fernandes  – Full story here. 
  • According to the Sun, Rafa Benitez will turn his attentions to Aston Villa winger Albert Adomah if a deal to bring Andros Townsend back to the club fails to materialise – 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.

One thought on “Transfer talk – a round-up of today’s NUFC news & gossip – 09/07/2018

  1. I hope newcastle is also considering signing vlad dragomir recently released by arsenal the lad looks good


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