A round-up of today’s NUFC news and gossip:
- According to The Athletic, Mike Ashley held takeover talks with TWO Mexican businessmen in London last week – but it didn’t go well – Full story here.
- Newcastle are ready to make a loan move for Burnley defender Ben Gibson according to a dubious report from TEAMtalk – Full story here.
- Nottingham Forest are eyeing a January move for Dwight Gayle – a player they ‘worked hard’ to sign over the summer – according to the Athletic – Full story here.
- According to Chris Waugh, Martin Dubravka is still on track to sign a new deal with Newcastle – despite interest from Juventus and PSG – Full story here.
- Former Newcastle ace Hatem Ben Arfa has been linked with a shock move to the second tier of French football after failing to find a new club over the summer – Full story here.
- Toon flop Matz Sels has been “arguably the best goalkeeper in Ligue 1 this season” according to French journalist Robin Barnier – Read his comments here.
- The Chronicle’s Lee Ryder has hinted that Dwight Gayle will start ahead of our crucial clash with Wolves at St James’ Park on Sunday – Full story here.
- And finally, a message to the Newcastle fans slating Joelinton following the Brazilian’s struggles so far this season – Read it here.