Joelinton FaceTime’s fan, Ghana star linked & scouts tracking young duo? – NUFC news & gossip

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

  • According to Spanish outlet AS, Newcastle are interested in signing Mohammed Salisu this summer – the Real Valladolid star with a £10m release clause.
  • Joelinton made a NUFC fans day last night, with him picking up the phone to FaceTime the Magpie Channel’s Matty Renton after he bleached his hair the same colour as the Brazilian’s – Watch it here.
  • The Chronicle claim Newcastle scouts are now tracking Scunthorpe youngster John McAtee – the 20-year-old striker who impressed in a U-23 fixtures against NUFC last November.
  • Valentino Lazaro has spoken highly of his time on Tyneside so far – revealing that it was Steve Bruce who ‘really convinced’ him to sign for Newcastle not RB Leipzig.
  • According to Turkish Football, Newcastle United will travel to Turkey to watch Goztepe’s 19-year-old talent Efe Binici.
  • Steve McClaren claims Joelinton is suffering from the same problem Aleksandar Mitrovic had at Newcastle – feeling it’s another case of a young striker being expected to do too much too soon in a highly pressured environment.
  • There’s no sign of Carroll, Gayle, Shelvey or Manquillo in the club’s latest training pictures – but Almiron is ‘fine’, while Joelinton and Muto are back from recent knocks and ‘looking sharp’.
  • Former Villa defender Richie De Laet has slated Steve Bruce’s training methods, claiming he had no plan and treat sessions like it was ‘under-nines’ football.

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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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