‘Swap deal’ reported, 2 wingers linked & top loan target set to sign elsewhere – NUFC news round-up

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

  • According to talkSPORT, Newcastle could offer Matt Ritchie as bait in a bid to sign Callum Wilson from Bournemouth – Full story here.
  • After Conor Gallagher was described by the Northern Echo as Bruce’s ‘leading loan target’, it’s emerged the Chelsea talent is now undergoing a medical at Crystal Palace – Full story here.
  • Matty Longstaff has suffered a new thigh injury and could miss our final few pre-season friendlies, while international call-ups for Hendrick and Krafth will keep both out of Saturday’s meeting with Stoke – Full story here.
  • Moussa Marega’s agent claims ‘several English clubs’ are showing interest in the Newcastle linked striker, saying the Porto star is eager to complete a move to the Premier League this summer – Full story here.
  • According to the Northern Echo and PA Sport, Mike Ashley is keen to revive a Saudi-backed takeover but Amanda Staveley and Co have now gone quiet since their bid was withdrawn last month – Read our unpopular opinion on it all here IF these new claims prove to be true.
  • The Athletic claim that Leicester’s Demarai Gray is a loan target of Steve Bruce’s, with the NUFC boss looking to sign 4 more this summer – Full story here.
  • Free agent Jordan Ibe is being looked at by both Newcastle and Crystal Palace following his release from Bournemouth, according to The Mirror – Full story here.
  • And finally, a closer look at Leeds United’s big spending following promotion; something that makes us question how Bruce’s budget has been ‘cut in half’ via COVID-19 – Full story here.

Follow us on Twitter (@NUFCBlogcoukFollow us on Facebook HERE

(Fancy writing for us? Send any articles/ideas over to us at NUFCblogsubmissions@gmail.com & we’ll get back to you!)

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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green