Murphy set to sign, NUFC flop on the move & Bruce to up interest in Liverpool defender? – Today’s transfer gossip

With the season over and the summer transfer window underway, 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 – 15th June, 2021:

  • Jacob Murphy is all set to sign a new long-term contract at Newcastle United, according to The Mail’s Craig Hope – Full story here.
  • Sky Sports are reporting that former NUFC loanee Danny Rose is ‘close’ to completing a free agent move to newly promoted Watford – Full story here.
  • According to Alan Nixon, Steve Bruce is preparing to make a ‘formal move’ for £10m-rated Liverpool centre-back Nat Phillips – Full story here.
  • The reporter for The Sun also claims that Mike Ashley has sanctioned a surprise £50m budget, with Joe Willock top of our summer wanted list.
  • Matt Ritchie is ‘anxious’ to leave Newcastle United this summer and will pursue a return to Bournemouth for ‘family reasons’, according to The Mirror – Full story here.
  • Elsewhere, an injury to Dean Henderson has seen Sheffield United stopper Aaron Ramsdale called up to the England squad – a move that will have left Karl Darlow wondering what if! – 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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