Bruce eyeing double loan deal & cracks appear in BN takeover bid – NUFC news round-up

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

  • According to both Goal.com and The Chronicle, Newcastle are one of several Premier League clubs interested in signing Liverpool striker Rhian Brewster on loan – Full story here.
  • Newcastle are also believed to be the ‘favourites’ to sign Chelsea’s highly-rated attacker Conor Gallagher on loan, according to talkSPORT’s Ian Abrahams – Full story here.
  • After speaking to sources close to Alan Shearer, The Telegraph reveal that the NUFC legend has denied any involvement in the BN Group takeover bid – Full story here.
  • On that subject, we’ve looked at the list of ‘red flags’ that have emerged regarding this potential BN Group buyout, fearing this could be yet another ‘fakeover’ that fails to materialise – Full story here.
  • According to the Daily Mail, Fulham will beat Newcastle to the signing of USA international Antonee Robinson after offering the left-back a £50,000 p/w deal – Full story here.
  • German outlet Kicker claim Schalke have slashed their asking price for Nabil Bentaleb, meaning Newcastle will get the chance to sign the Algerian for £4.5m this summer – Full story here.
  • Jamal Lascelles and Fabian Schar are both ‘struggling’ in their race to be fit for the start of the 2020/21 Premier League season, according to Lee Ryder – Full story here.
  • Jacob Murphy is receiving ‘interest’ from Brentford and Rangers – leading us to wonder if a potential part-exchange deal could be pursued over alleged targets Ollie Watkins and Alfredo Morelos? – Full story here.

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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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