A round-up of today’s NUFC news and gossip:
- German outlet Sport1 claim Joelinton could complete a move to Newcastle as early as today – despite the fact there’s been a slight disagreement over his contract – Full story here.
- Steve Bruce and his backroom team have now arrived in China, with him taking his first training session as NUFC’s new head coach – See pictures here.
- According to Sky Sports, Steve Bruce will meet with Sean Longstaff this week in a bid to keep him at the club this summer – Full story here.
- Alan Shearer has revealed how he urged Steve Bruce to reject any offer from Mike Ashley after meeting up with the the 58-year-old a few weeks ago – Full story here.
- According to the Telegraph’s Luke Edwards, ‘several more signings‘ could be set to arrive at Newcastle in the ‘coming days’ following Joelinton’s proposed move from Hoffenheim – Full story here.
- According to an ‘exclusive’ from the Mail’s Craig Hope, Jonjo Shelvey and Karl Darlow were involved in a 3am ‘street tight’ the night before the squad flew out to China – Full story here.
- Salomon Rondon has now completed his medical ahead of a £16.5m move to Dalian Yifang – a deal that will see him reunited with Rafa Benitez – Full story here.
- After playing under him during the 2015/16 season, Isaac Hayden has revealed why he believes Steve Bruce could be a ‘good appointment’ for Newcastle…’at this moment in time’ – Full story here.
- Steve Bruce wants to sign Southampton outcast Charlie Austin according to an ‘exclusive’ from Football Insider – Full story here.