Contract U-turn revealed + NUFC linked with prolific Dutch striker & Swansea star – Today’s transfer gossip

With the season over and the summer transfer window just around the corner, we’ve brought back our news round-up pieces – bringing you all of today’s top stories and transfer gossip in one place!

A round-up of today’s NUFC news and gossip – 9th June, 2021:

  • According to The Chronicle, Andy Carrolll has actually been offered a new one-year extension at Newcastle – making a mockery of Premier League leaks that suggested he’d been released – Full story here.
  • Reports in Wales have today claimed that Swansea skipper Matt Grimes is attracting interest from Newcastle United – Full story here.
  • The Athletic report that Newcastle are one of three Premier League clubs showing interest in Netherlands striker Wout Weghorst ahead of this summer’s Euros – Full story here.
  • NUFC editor Mark Douglas has revealed that Derby boss Wayne Rooney is keen to sign forgotten man Matty Longstaff on loan this summer – Full story here.
  • Elsewhere, PA news agency report that Mike Ashley has received a takeover boost after a Premier League letter took Saudi Arabia off a piracy watch list – Full story here.
  • The Premier League have agreed to fine the ‘big six’ clubs a combined £20m – a pathetic ‘punishment’ given the grotesque power grab they tried to pull off via the European Super League – Full story here.
  • And finally, some more takeover murmurings have emerged from Football Insider, who report that newfound confidence exists that a £300m takeover will be passed – also stating that the Saudi PIF want Rafa Benitez should the arbitration case go their way – 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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