Newcastle United

Loyalty shown from Newcastle number 9

Newcastle were given some good news today as star striker Papiss Cisse reaffirmed his intention to stay at St James’ Park. The Sun have reported that despite growing interest from Europe’s elite, the Senegalese striker wants to stay in the North-East for ‘many years’ after coming so close to Champions League qualification last year. It [...]

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Fergie’s fury at £72 million trio

According to the Daily Mail, Sir Alex Ferguson has blasted the prices he has been quoted for three of the players on his transfer list. The Mail claim that a total of £72 million for Newcastle’s Cheick Tiote (£20 million), Everton’s Leighton Baines (£20 million) and Tottenham’s Luka Modric (£32 million) has left Fergie fuming. Given [...]

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Premier League Champions look to Coloccini

Manchester City are lining up a shock move for Newcastle defender Fabricio Coloccini. According to reports in the Metro and Daily Star, Roberto Mancini is looking at the 30-year-old to provide back-up to his current first team defenders, Vincent Kompany and Joleon Lescott. However it is extremely unlikely that Alan Pardew would be wiling to [...]

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Newcastle look for Ba replacement

Newcastle have earmarked Luuk De Jong as their insurance should they lose Demba Ba this summer. The Daily Mirror have reported that the Tyneside club have been watching the Dutch youngster for two years and are now thinking about an offer. They are expecting to lose Ba for £7 million, with Tottenham being the favourites [...]

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Ba’s Release clause could be triggered by Chelsea and Spurs

Newcastle United striker Demba Ba’s much talked about release clause comes into effect on Thursday, with both Chelsea and Tottenham ready to pounce. The Daily Mirror report that the release clause, thought to be in the region of £7million will only be active for two months, given the 27-year-old his own transfer window essentially and this has [...]

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Manchester Clubs chasing Papiss Cisse

According to the Daily Mirror, Newcastle United’s sensational striker Papiss Cisse is wanted by both Man Utd and Man City as Alan Pardew desperately tries to hold on to his prize asset. Cisse scored 13 goals in 14 games since joining from Freiburg in January and has rightly attracted the interest from the two Manchester clubs who [...]

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Demba Ba alerts top clubs by refusing to renegotiate his contract

Demba Ba has been a revelation since he joined Newcastle on a free transfer last summer, but members of the Newcastle camp have always been concerned by the £7 million buy-out clause in his contract. The Guardian is today reporting that Ba has refused to renegotiate this contract, leaving the buy-out clause in, and making [...]

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Magpies set to miss out on Ajax star

Reports from the North East are suggesting that Newcastle United are losing a battle to secure the signature of highly-rated Ajax defender Jan Verthongen. The Belgian international has impressed throughout the Eredivisie season in the Netherlands, becoming a key figure in the championship heading to Amsterdam. The Northern Echo report that Newcastle United face stiff [...]

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