NUFC ‘back in’ for £22m winger, defender linked & Ashley rejects Chasiri offer – NUFC news round-up

A round-up of today’s NUFC news and gossip:

  • According to L’Equipe, Newcastle United are set to go back in for Allan Saint-Maximin after OGC Nice agreed to reduce their asking price for the winger – Full story here.
  • It’s also being reported in France that Lee Charnley will offer £13.5m PLUS ‘bonuses’ for Saint-Maximin – despite the fact they want £22m for the winger – Full story here.
  • According to the Mirror, Sheffield Wednesday chief Dejphon Chansiri has offered to not take legal action against Newcastle United if we let them sign TWO players on loan – an offer Mike Ashley has rejected – Full story here.
  • Newcastle are keen to bring former Mag James Tavernier back to St James’ Park according to the Daily Star, who claim an £8m bid may see Rangers cash in – Full story here.
  • Steve Bruce is interested in bringing Burnley defender Ben Gibson to St James’ Park, according to the Northern Echo – Full story here.
  • Jack Colback has admitted his rift with Rafa Benitez came ‘out of the blue’, but hopes he can reignite his career at the club following Bruce’s arrival – Full story here.
  • An obsessed Richard Keys has weighed in with an opinion no one asked for on the Newcastle United front once again – Read our response to his false claims and petty arguments here.
  • And finally, a brilliant message to every Newcastle United fan ahead of the 2019/20 from David Lynn – Read his latest piece 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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