Shelvey concerns emerge, club prepare ‘€10m bid’ & Almiron out of position? – NUFC news round-up

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

  • The Telegraph’s Luke Edwards has revealed that Jonjo Shelvey is playing with a ‘long-standing thigh problem’, sparking question marks about his ‘mobility’ – Full story here.
  • According to reports in Italy, Newcastle are set to make a €10m bid for Genoa centre-back Koray Günter in January – Full story here.
  • Paraguayan reporter Roberto Rojas has hit back at criticism towards Miguel Almiron, believing Steve Bruce is playing him out of position – Full story here.
  • Andy Carroll has confirmed he is now training ‘every day’ and is fit to play against Leicester this weekend – Full story here.
  • Michael Owen is backing Leicester to beat Newcastle this weekend – but believes the Foxes won’t find it easy to break down Steve Bruce’s side – Read his prediction here.
  • Shola Ameobi has been in contact with Carlisle to highlight his concerns over Elias Sorensen’s lack of game time – and it seems to have paid dividends this week – See why here.
  • And finally, we’ve picked the new-look NUFC team we’d like to see start against Leicester this weekend now several attacking players are fit again – 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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