A round-up of today’s NUFC news and gossip:
- Jaap Stam has today claimed that Newcastle attempted to bring him to St James’ Park earlier in the year – Full story here.
- Real Sociedad star Willian Jose has confirmed he turned down the chance to join Newcastle United last year – Full story here.
- After watching the U-23’s 2-0 win over Sunderland last night, the Shields Gazette’s Liam Kennedy has picked out some of Newcastle’s stand out players – Full story here.
- According to the Scottish Sun, Newcastle United are interested in highly-rated Hearts talent Aaaron Hickey – Full story here.
- A hilarious video has emerged from the club’s Twitter account, showing Sean and Matty Longstaff commentating on today’s training session at Benton – Watch it here.
- According to the Shields Gazette, Steve Bruce is considering handing start to both Andy Carroll and Dwight Gayle against Wolves on Sunday – Full story here.
- Former Villa teammate Darren Bent has heaped praise on Ciaran Clark after another impressive performance from the Irish international against Chelsea – Read his comments here.
- Ex-Mag Georginio Wijnaldum has been nominated for the FIFA Ballon d’Or for 2019 – alongside the likes of Ronaldo, Mbappe and Mane – Full story here.