Here’s a round-up of today’s NUFC news and gossip:
- Newcastle striker Elias Sorensen has completed a loan move to Blackpool until the end of the season – Full story here.
- Ki Sung-yueng is now on his way back to Tyneside after playing just once at the Asian Cup, with him aggravating a hamstring injury he picked up in their first game – Full story here.
- Newcastle have been offered the chance to sign Andy Carrol for just £2m this month according to the Chronicle, – Full story here.
- According to Football Insider’s Peter O’Rourke, Newcastle are now hoping to beat Celtic to the signing of Iranian left-back Milad Mohammadi this month – Full story here.
- Two promising details have emerged on Miguel Almiron’s potential move to Tyneside, with the small matter of £4m reported as the current ‘stumbling block’ – while Atlanta are believed to have already signed his replacement – Full story here.
- With little happening on the takeover or transfer front, it’s been revealed that The Magpie Group are planning a ‘sit in’ protest ahead of our home game with Man City at the end of the month – but the idea has several big flaws – Full story here.
- Alan Shearer has praised Fabian Schar’s ‘commanding’ performance in Saturday’s 3-0 win over Cardiff – also praising the ‘excellent’ Salomon Rondon and Sean Longstaff – Full story here.
- According to reports in China and Italian outlet Calcio Mercato, Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda are now in talks to sign Joselu – Full story here.