Saint-Maximin ‘close’, new kit released & £27m Marega move reported – NUFC news round-up

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

  • Newcastle United have revealed their new away kit ahead of the 2019/20 season – See official pictures here.
  • Despite being selected in their pre-season squad to face Cardiff tomorrow, the Shields Gazette claim Newcastle are still said to be ‘closing in’ on a deal for Allan Saint-Maximin – Full story here.
  • Hull City star Jarrod Bowen is keen on a move to St James’ Park according to the Chronicle’s Lee Ryder – who also claims that Nice are standing firm on their £20m Saint-Maximin valuation – Full story here.
  • According to Foot Mercato, Porto striker Moussa Marega is deciding between a move to Newcastle or West Ham after both clubs agreed meet his £27m release clause – Read full story here.
  • North-East reporter Ian Murtagh claiming NUFC target Allan Saint-Maximin has now told his Nice teammates that he wants a move to St James’ Park – Full story here.
  • According to Italian outlet Tuttosport, Newcastle have shown interest in a deal to land Sami Khedhira – with Juventus planning to let the German veteran leave on a free this summer – Full story here.
  • Steve Bruce has picked out Newcastle United youngster Matty Longstaff for praise following his ‘excellent’ cameo in our 1-0 win over West Ham last weekend – Full story here.
  • According to an ‘exclusive’ from Football Insider’s Peter O’Rourke, Newcastle are plotting a late move to sign Aston Villa target Harry Wilson – Full story 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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