A round up of all of today’s NUFC news and gossip:
- According to The Northern Echo, a ‘source close to Peter Kenyon‘ claims he is currently in discussions with TWO interested parties in the US as he searches for financial backing to buy NUFC – Full story here.
- As revealed by the club’s former vice president Tony Jimenez, Mike Ashley was in position to sell Newcastle United to the current owners of Manchester City – only for the deal to be ruined by a drunken ‘disturbance’ in a Dubai bar – Full story here.
- Kevin Keegan has urged fans to stay behind the team to maintain our Premier League status – insisting that our presence in the top flight will be essential in attracting potential new buyers – Full story here.
- According to TV pundit Charlie Nicholas, Brendan Rodgers is unlikely to be Celtic manager come the end of January – and he’s tipping him to become the next manager of Newcastle United – Full story here.
- Just a few months after leaving the club, Ivan Toney has scored an 84th minute equaliser to deny Sunderland a win at the Stadium of Light on Tuesday night – Full story here.
- NUFC stat-man Chris Holt has revealed some harrowing stats following our struggling start to the season – showing how we are bottom of the pile in several key areas when it comes to shots, possession, pass completion and crosses – See stats here.
- Kenedy has admitted that he was ‘always very keen’ to return to Newcastle United over the summer – saying he was ‘delighted’ when the deal to bring him back on loan was completed in July – Full story here.
- During his latest piece for The Chronicle, former Newcastle United striker Mick Quinn claims that Ciaran Clark is a ‘Championship player’ and someone who is ‘lucky’ to still be playing Premier League football – Full story here.