Transfer talk – a round-up of today’s NUFC news & gossip – 19/07/2018

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

  • According to the Guardian’s Ed Aarons, Newcastle are now interested in signing Paraguay international playmaker Miguel Almiron – Full story here.
  • The Chronicle have revealed that Rafa Benitez has received two separate contract proposals from Mike Ashley this summer – seeing him reject both a five-year deal and a one-year extension – Full story here. 
  • Newcastle are in discussions over a potential loan move for Everton winger Nikola Vlasic according to a report inthe Daily Mail today – Full story here. 
  • According to the Chronicle’s Lee Ryder, Rafa Benitez has ‘postponed’ Sean Longstaff’s proposed loan move to Portsmouth after impressing the Spaniard so far during pre-season – Full story here. 
  • Ayoze Perez has admitted that he is ‘living the dream’ playing in the Premier League under Rafa Benitez, rubbishing claims that he is ready to return to Spain – insisting that he ‘wants to be at Newcastle going forward’ – Full story here. 

  • According to the Chronicle’s Lee Ryder, Rafa Benitez has lined up loan deals for a ‘couple of Premier League strikers‘ as a back up plan incase a permanent move for Salomon Rondon fails to come off – Full story here. 
  • Following his impressive first-team debut earlier this week, Sean Longstaff has admitted that Chelsea legend Frank Lampard is a player he’s been trying to ‘model his game on’ – Read interesting piece on the NUFC youngster here.
  • According to reports in Portugal today, Chancel Mbemba’s move to Porto is finally set to be sealed in the ‘next few days’ – however fellow outcast Matz Sels may be set to stay with Newcastle ‘struggling’ to find a new buyer – Full story here. 
  • Rafa Benitez is now keen to sign Yoshinori Muto according to the Daily Mail, – the Japanese international striker who is said to have ‘impressed’ the Spaniard during this summer’s World Cup – Full story here. 
  • According to the Chronicle’s Lee Ryder, Amanda Staveley is still interested in a deal to takeover at Newcastle United – however she is now waiting for Mike Ashley to compromise and agree to a more reasonable sale price – 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.

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