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.