A round-up of today’s NUFC news and gossip:
- Rafa Benitez has been spotted returning to the club’s training ground earlier today for the first time since the season ended last month – Watch Sky footage of him returning here.
- According to reports in Spain, Ayoze Perez agent is now in talks with Valencia – and the NUFC forward has already told friends he’d be ‘delighted’ to join the La Liga side this summer – Full story here.
- Salomon Rondon continued his impressive goalscoring form last night, bagging two goals and an assist to become Venezuela’s all-time top scorer – Watch all the goals here.
- According to the Northern Echo, Mike Ashley remains ‘confident’ Rafa Benitez will eventually sign a new deal this summer – despite handing the Spaniard their ‘final offer’ – Full story here.
- Newcastle have been offered the chance to sign Marseille star Morgan Sanson this summer according to Sky Sports – Full story here.
- After all 20 Premier League club’s from the 2018/19 season announced their retained lists, there’s 164 players available to sign for free this summer – See them all here.
- The Chronicle have named 8 players Rafa Benitez could cash in on this summer if he signs a new deal at St James’ Park – Full story here.
- Salomon Rondon has shared an emotional message on social media after making history on Sunday night, with his goals against the USA making him the all-time top scorer for Venezuela – Read his brilliant message here.