A round-up of today’s NUFC news and gossip:
- According to the Chronicle, Rafa Benitez has rejected approaches from Marseille & Roma and is now waiting for a call to see if Mike Ashley will agree to his contract demands – Full story here.
- Neil Redfearn is now in ‘pole position’ to land the NUFC U-23’s job according to various reports today – with a big shake-up expected at Academy level – Full story here.
- According to the Evening Standard, Fulham have identified £20m-rated Dwight Gayle as a replacement for Aleksandar Mitrovic – Full story here.
- Newcastle are considering a move for Fulham’s Joe Bryan according to an ‘exclusive’ from Football Insider – Full story here.
- According to the Chronicle, Mexican sports firm ‘Orlegi Sports‘ have set their sights on buying a club in Europe – and they claim they hold ‘genuine interest’ in Newcastle United – Full story here.
- Newcastle are ‘in talks’ with Reims over a potential deal for French forward Remi Oudin according to the Sun – Full story here.
- After news of interest and an ‘imminent’ bid from Manchester United, Newcastle fans have been debating exactly how much Sean Longstaff is worth – See interesting responses here.
- Finally, with today marking Mike Ashley’s 12-year birthday as Newcastle United owner, NUFC fans have taken to Twitter to highlight some of his most ‘memorable’ moments – for all the wrong reasons – Read them here.