Bruce drops transfer hint, Saudis still confident, striker linked & 20/21 dates confirmed – NUFC news round-up

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

  • The Premier League have confirmed today that the new 2020/21 season will begin on September 12th and end on May 23rd 2021 – Full details here.
  • Steve Bruce has revealed we have one or two things up our sleeve” ahead of the summer transfer window opening on Monday, insisting the club are in a position to sign despite all the takeover uncertainty – Full story here.
  • A ‘source close’ to the Saudi consortium bidding to buy Newcastle United has told The Independent they still see no reason why the Premier League will block a £300m takeover – Full story here.
  • According to The Chronicle’s Lee Ryder, Newcastle are interested in Bournemouth striker Josh King– Full story here.
  • Steve Bruce has revealed that Isaac Hayden and Sean Longstaff could return on Sunday, also giving updates on the fitness of several injured defenders – Full story here.
  • The Chronicle have revealed that Nabil Bentaleb’s astronomical wage demands could scupper a potential permanent move from Schalke – Full story here.
  • Newcastle are one of several clubs keeping tabs on West Ham talent Grady Diangana, according to reports – Full story here.

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