Here’s a round-up of today’s NUFC news and gossip:
- Ayoze Perez is winning his battle to be fit for Saturday night’s clash with Liverpool according to the Chronicle – while Jamaal Lascelles also looks set to return after missing out at Brighton – Full story here.
- According to Turkish outlet ‘Hurriyet’, Newcastle are showing interest in Besiktas midfielder Dorukhan Tokoz – Full story here.
- Joey Barton ended Sunderland’s automatic promotion hopes last night, with his Fleetwood Town side coming back from 1-0 down to beat the Mackems in the 95th minute – Full story here.
- Brighton are set to make a summer bid for ex-Newcastle United striker Aleksandar Mitrovic according to the Mirror – Full story here.
- According to the Chronicle, Dwight Gayle, Jack Colback, Rob Elliot, Rolando Aarons, Achraf Lazaar and Henri Saivet will be ‘transfer-listed’ by Rafa Benitez should he sign a new deal this summer – Full story here.
- An unofficial ‘player of the season‘ poll has been run on Twitter by Newcastle United fan account @NUFC360, and you may be shocked by the results- See them in full here.
- Newcastle are one of several clubs tracking Birmingham striker Che Adams following his 22-goal season in the Championship according to ‘Football Insider’ – Full story here.