Vilca set to sign, NUFC duo receive interest & Willems’ cryptic message – NUFC news round-up

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

  • According to widespread reports, Newcastle are closing in on the signing of Peru international playmaker Rodrigo Vilca – Full story here.
  • Newcastle have placed a £5m price tag on DeAndre Yedlin’s head following interest from Europe and the MLS (Daily Mail) – Full story here.
  • Sheffield United ‘retain and interest’ in Dwight Gayle and could make a move for the striker if they fail to land NUFC loan target Rhian Brewster (Daily Mail) – Full story here.
  • Jetro Willems’ latest posts on social media suggest the former NUFC loanee could be on the move – and Newcastle fans are praying he’s referring to a potential return to Tyneside! See his cryptic messages here.
  • After Mike Ashley opted for legal action and “Lionel Messi of Sports Law”, our man Jamie has taken a closer look at the takeover saga in full, believing this latest move could soon give us closure, one way or another – Read piece in full here.
  • Former Mag Andy Cole has explained why Newcastle got the better deal signing Callum Wilson for £20m – not Ollie Watkins for £28m – Full story here.
  • Liverpool are set to complete the £27m signing of Thiago Alcantara – the Spaniard Sir Bobby Robson backed to become a star in 2006 when he was just 15-years-old at Barcelona – Full story here.
  • And finally, a tribute to Javier Manquillo – the man who’s gone from a Rafa Benitez flop to one of the unsung heroes in this current Newcastle United side – Read piece in full 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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