Rafa Benitez has confirmed that both Jonjo Shelvey and Matt Ritchie are ‘training really hard’ and ‘getting closer’ to returning from injury – suggesting both will be back in time for next weekend’s clash with Arsenal at St James’ Park – Full story here.
Wales kicked off their Nations League campaign with an emphatic 4-1 victory over the Republic of Ireland last night – and Newcastle United defender Ciaran Clark has been absolutely slated following his performance – Full story here.
After claiming his side are better than Sunderland’s ahead of their trip to Wearside, the Mackems Twitter page asked fans to give Joey the ‘reception he deserves’ tomorrow – a comment that Fleetwood responded brilliantly to – Full story here.
Four games into the new season, talkSPORT’s ‘super computer’ has predicted where every team will finish in the 2018/19 Premier League table – having Newcastle down to finish in 15th place – See full table here.
With Florian Lejeune out injured for 2018, Rafa Benitez has admitted that his Newcastle side must ‘change their style’ in his absence – with the ball playing centre-back deemed to be a ‘very important player for us’ by the gaffer – Full story here.
BT Sport pundit Jermaine Jenas says he can not see Rafa Benitezwalking away from the club – with him believing that he will be reluctant to leave the Premier League; a division where jobs ‘don’t come easy’ – Full story here.
And finally, with Shelvey and Ritchie edging closer to full fitness, here’s the exciting NUFC XI we expect to see start against Arsenal next weekend – See team 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.