A round-up of today’s NUFC news and gossip:
- Rafa Benitez has been linked with a return to the Premier League with struggling West Ham – Full story here.
- According to reports in Spain, Newcastle are showing interest in Real Valladolid star Mohammed Salisu after discovering his €12m release clause – Full story here.
- Steve Bruce has urged club chiefs to bring Hull City star Jarrod Bowen to the club in January, according to the Northern Echo – Full story here.
- Newcastle duo Fabian Schar and Isaac Hayden have been two of the best players outside the ‘top 6’ this season when it comes to tackles and interceptions – Read impressive stats here.
- According to Sky Sports Italy reporter Gianluca Di Marzio, Hatem Ben Arfa’s search for a new club could be ended by Serie A side Genoa – Full story here.
- This week The Chronicle have asked Newcastle fans to rate our first-team squad out of 10 based on their performances so far this season – Read interesting results here.
- South Korean midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng is “almost certain” leave the club next summer according to Mark Douglas – Full story here.