Benitez rejects TWO offers, left-back linked & Fulham plan Gayle move – NUFC news round-up

 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.

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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.

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