A round up of all of today’s news & transfer gossip:
As confirmed by The Chronicle, Newcastle are now interested in a deal to sign Swiss international centre-back Fabian Schar – with reports in Spain also revealing that he has a release clause of just £3.5m – Full story here.
Rafa Benitez is now ‘pushing hard’ to get ‘at least’ one signing in before this week’s trip to Portugal according to Lee Ryder, – and it looks like it’s Salomon Rondon and Fabian Schar who’ve been lined up by the Spaniard – Full story here.
According to widespread reports today, Porto have now finally agreed a fee in the region of £6m to sign Chancel Mbemba – and it looks like Benitez has two potential replacements lined up already – Full story here.
Some good news for Benitez, with it seeming as though Stoke have now given up in their attempts to sign Matt Ritchie – with Gary Rowett signing set to confirm the signing of two other wingers – Full story here.
According to an exclusive from TEAMtalk, Newcastle are now looking to sign Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck on a season-long loan deal – claiming Benitez is looking to bring in both him AND Salomon Rondon – Full story here.
According to leading French outlet L’Equipe’ , Newcastle are now one of three Premier League clubs trying to secure the signing of Guingamp playmaker Clement Grenier – with him said to be available for just €3m this summer – Full story here.
With Mitrovic and Mbemba all set to complete moves to Porto and Fulham, NUFC should be set to receive a hefty financial boost – but how much of this Rafa receives remains to be seen – Full story here.
Reports today suggest Rafa Benitez is trying to tie up deals to sign Swiss centre-back Fabian Schar and Bristol City left-back Joe Bryan for a combined £9 – yet some NUFC fans are still not happy – Full story here.
When questioned by a NUFC fan on social media, Kevin Mbabu opened the door to a potential return to St James’ Park – admitting that it is a ‘dream’ of his to return to the Premier League after his stunning rise to form in Switzerland – 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.