Newcastle Rumors & News

  • Watford join Premier League hunt for £10.5million Newcastle winger Andros Townsend

    Daily Mirror "Watford are the latest club to join the hunt for Andros Townsend. The England winger, who has a well-publicised £10.5millon release clause in his Newcastle contract, is likely to head back to the Premier League after the Toon's relegation. And new Hornets boss Walter Mazzarri is said to be..." June 25

  • Ex-Newcastle transfer target linked with Sunderland move

    Sunderland Echo "Former Newcastle United transfer target Bas Dost is among the strikers being considered by Sunderland. Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce is keen to boost his forward line this summer, with Jermain Defoe currently the only orthodox central striker on the club’s books. The Black Cats have been in..." June 18

  • Georginio Wijnaldum's agent talks about Roma interest in Newcastle United midfielder

    Chronicle Live "Georginio Wijnaldum’s agent claims there has been “no progress” in negotiations with Roma as the Dutch midfielder looks to engineer a move away from Newcastle United . The 25-year-old is attracting interest from Italy and, though he has not handed in an official transfer request, he has..." June 17

  • Newcastle United transfers: Premier League club is ready to make a bid for Moussa Sissoko

    Chronicle Live "Wantaway Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko is being targeted by West Bromwich Albion. The 26-year-old publicly stated his desire to depart St James’ Park last week and professed his wish to play for an English side in the Champions League - even labelling Arsenal as a “beautiful”..." June 16

  • Former Newcastle defender Steven Taylor poised for signing talks with Rangers

    Daily Mail "Former Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor is poised for signing talks with Rangers. However, the Ibrox club face a battle to land the 30-year-old free agent in the face of competition from other interested clubs in Turkey. Taylor ended his 13-year tenure at the Magpies last week after 268..." June 06

  • Gini Wijnaldum explains why he can't discuss his future at Newcastle United just yet

    Chronicle Live "Gini Wijnaldum says he can’t consider his future with Newcastle United until the pain of Premier League relegation subsides. The Dutch international turned down Champions League football with PSV Eindhoven to play for the Magpies last summer and was the most expensive buy of the Mike Ashley era..." May 31

  • Rafa Benitez to have total control at Newcastle, including player sales

    Pro Soccer Talk "Usually, when teams are relegated to the Championship, squad salaries must be reevaluated to make ends meet, often meaning the axe for players who are deemed too costly. That won’t be the case with Newcastle next season. With manager Rafa Benitez back on board with the hopes of navigating..." May 25

  • Rafa Benitez agrees to stay on as Newcastle United manager and begins work on list of transfer targets

    Daily Mail "Rafa Benitez wants to 'hit the ground running' after verbally agreeing to stay on as Newcastle manager in the Championship and spent Tuesday working on a list of transfer targets, Sportsmail can reveal. We understand that the Spaniard is now pressing ahead with plans for next season with owner..." May 18

  • England poised to pick Newcastle's Andros Townsend for Euro 2016 rather than Sunderland star Jermain Defoe

    Daily Mirror "Andros Townsend is set to be named in Roy Hodgson’s 23-man England squad for the Euros . Newcastle winger Townsend would be the surprise inclusion to replace Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck after he was ruled out with a serious knee injury picked up last weekend. Townsend’s has not played for the..." May 16

  • Rafael Benítez could talk to Everton but is negotiating with Newcastle

    The Guardian "Rafael Benítez says there is a good chance he will still be in charge of Newcastle United next season but his future at the relegated Tynesiders hinges on two factors: the outcome of talks with Mike Ashley this coming week and a potential approach from Everton. Although the latter seems..." May 15

  • Newcastle hopeful of keeping manager Rafael Benitez despite relegation

    The Telegraph "ewcastle United have held a ­productive first round of talks with manager Rafael Benítez as hopes rise that he will remain at the club despite their relegation to the Championship. Lee Charnley, the Newcastle managing director, held a meeting with Benítez at the club’s training ground on Thursday..." May 13

  • Newcastle plan £5m talks to persuade Rafa Benitez to stay even if club are relegated

    The Express "The Magpies could go down tonight if Sunderland beat Everton which would activate a break clause in Benitez' three-year contract at St James' Park. However, there now seems to be signs that the Spaniard is prepared to lead the campaign to bring the club back from the Championship. Despite..." May 11

  • Jack Colback faces FA investigation over allegedly breaking betting rules

    The Sun "JACK COLBACK faces an FA probe over allegedly breaking betting rules. The Newcastle midfielder has been accused of breaching guidelines for professional players. FA sources have confirmed that the 26-year-old will be investigated and could face charges." May 08

  • Hatem Ben Arfa set for move to Barcelona

    Daily Mail "Hatem Ben Arfa is on the brink of completing a stunning move to Barcelona, just a year after he was forced to train with the youth team before being released by Newcastle. Spanish newspaper Sport lead with the headline 'Signing Ben Arfa' in Saturday's paper. The two separate pieces on the..." May 08

  • Rafa Benitez among names being considered by Everton should Newcastle be relegated

    Daily Mail "Former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez is among the names being considered by Everton as replacement for Roberto Martinez, should Newcastle be relegated from the Premier League. The Spaniard will part company with the Magpies at the end of the season if they fail to secure their top-flight status..." May 03

  • Newcastle United transfer news: Florian Thauvin linked with Serie A giants

    Chronicle Live "Newcastle United loanee Florian Thauvin is reportedly wanted by Serie A giants Inter Milan if they cannot land Lazio star Antonio Candreva. Reports in Italian media say Inter want Candreva but could turn to either Thauvin – who is currently on loan at Marseille in Ligue 1 – or Napoli’s Manolo..." May 03

  • Aston Villa fans planning march and mystery protest against Newcastle

    Birmingham Mail "Aston Villa supporters will step up their demonstrations against Randy Lerner with a march before this weekend's final Premier League match at Villa Park. The Aston Villa Protest Group are also planning a mystery #InTheAirOn74 protest during the game against relegation-threatened..." May 03

  • Newcastle keeper celebrates penalty stop against Crystal Palace, saying: 'That's the most important save I've made'

    Daily Mail "The last time Karl Darlow faced a penalty at St James' Park he allowed a rookie teenager to fire beneath him. That was in February, when a run out for the reserves in front of just 1,413 fans marked the highlight of his existence as Newcastle's back-up goalkeeper. Today, he is the toast of..." May 02

  • Rafa Benitez will stay at Newcastle even if they are relegated, reckons Harry Redknapp

    Daily Mirror "The Spaniard is being tempted to rebuild at St James's Park, even if his efforts to rescue the club from the drop fail Rafa Benitez has been told he should stay at Newcastle – even if they go down. The Spaniard is being tempted to rebuild at St James's Park, even if his efforts to rescue the..." April 26

  • Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool swoop for France’s resurgent former Newcastle flop Hatem Ben Arfa

    The Sun "The German boss is set to hand French international Ben Arfa another shot in the English top flight after a torrid time at Newcastle and Hull. However, the winger, 29, has been in fine form in France this term, netting 16 goals in 29 league matches for Ligue 1 side Nice — including a hat-trick..." April 21

  • Rafael Benitez: Newcastle fans should wait until end of season before assigning blame

    Daily Star "Newcastle face Swansea today with Benitez still in search of his first win as manager after embarrassing defeats at Norwich and Southampton. The Toon chief is aware that many supporters’ relationship with the club is at breaking point and they’ve lost patience with several overpaid,..." April 16

  • Everton in transfer tussle with Newcastle United for teenage striker Bassala Sambou

    Liverpool Echo "Everton face a fight with Newcastle United to sign teenage striker Bassala Sambou. The 18-year-old has caught the eye of the Blues after hitting 25 goals for Coventry City’s youth teams this season. Sambou has rejected the chances to sign professional terms with the League One side and is..." April 15

  • Steven Taylor set for Newcastle exit after two decades with his local heroes

    Daily Mail "Steven Taylor’s 21-year association with Newcastle United could be coming to an end with the defender yet to be told about a new deal. The 30-year-old joined Newcastle’s youth academy in 1995 but he is set to leave when his contract expires this summer. Rafa Benitez substituted Taylor at..." April 13

  • Newcastle would have to pay Jonjo Shelvey £80,000 a week in the Championship

    The Telegraph "Newcastle United are facing the nightmare prospect of paying Jonjo Shelvey £80,000 a week in the Championship after failing to negotiate a wage cut in the event of relegation. With Rafa Benitez urging owner Mike Ashley to launch a root and branch review of the way the club is run, Newcastle..." April 12

  • Newcastle defender Daryl Janmaat breaks two fingers by punching dressing room wall during Southampton defeat

    Daily Mirror "Newcastle defender Daryl Janmaat is understood to have broken two fingers by punching the dressing room wall during the Magpies' defeat at Southampton on Saturday. The full-back was forced off with a groin injury during the first period after falling awkwardly trying to intercept a pass from..." April 12

  • Newcastle and Sunderland would plunge North East into economic doom if pair were relegated from Premier League

    The Sun "Rafa Benitez’s Toon side seem certain to drop out of the Premier League after their latest horror show at Southampton. And the Black Cats have to win at Norwich next week or begin to steel themselves for the drop. Relegation would see both take a massive financial hit, missing out on the..." April 11

  • Premier League players 'underperform because of worries over poker losses on team bus'

    The Telegraph "Premier League players are underperforming on the pitch because of worries arising from poker games on the team coach or at hotels before matches, according to new research. Top footballers are also using online betting sites to conceal their gambling from their partners, the British..." April 07

  • Arsenal and Tottenham monitor £25m West Ham and Newcastle target as race hots up

    The Express "Batshuayi has been in prolific form in Ligue 1 this season - only Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Edinson Cavani and Alexandre Lacazette have scored more times. The Marseille striker has 13 goals in 29 appearances in the league and eight assists too making him one of the most productive players in..." March 19

  • Steve McClaren: Newcastle United sack head coach

    BBC "Newcastle United have sacked head coach Steve McClaren. The former England boss won just six of 28 Premier League games in charge of the Magpies, who are just one place off the foot of the table. McClaren and his team were booed off following Saturday's 3-1 loss to Bournemouth at St James'..." March 11

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  • Newcastle appoint Rafa Benitez on three-year deal after sacking Steve McClaren

    The Guardian "Rafael Benítez has been appointed Newcastle United’s new manager, hours after Steve McClaren’s sacking was confirmed. Benítez, the former Liverpool and Real Madrid manager, arrived on Tyneside on Friday morning to complete negotiations with the club and has now been confirmed on a three-year..." March 11

  • Newcastle sound out Rafa Benitez to replace Steve McClaren - but the Spaniard remains unconvinced

    Daily Mirror "Rafa Benitez has been targeted by Newcastle to replace Steve McClaren. The former Liverpool and Chelsea manager is the biggest name in the frame for a ten game rescue job at St James’s Park. Benitez, who was axed as Real Madrid coach in January, is keen on a return to the Premier League and..." March 09

  • Rafa Benitez and David Moyes on shortlist for Newcastle job

    Sky Sports "McClaren took training on Tuesday and Wednesday morning but is still in the dark over his future as speculation grows on whether his nine-month tenure will come to an end. The 54-year-old is under increasing pressure after Saturday's 3-1 home defeat by Bournemouth in the Premier League, with..." March 09

  • Newcastle United is a broken club right now - and there is not just one person to blame

    Chronicle Live "Everyone is looking for who is to blame at Newcastle United right now, and the reality is there is not just one man; it is everyone at the club. Steve McClaren is culpable, yes, and I believe a change of head coach is necessary - but that isn’t suddenly going to solve the hundreds of issues..." March 09

  • Newcastle have held a board meeting to discuss Steve McClaren's future - here's where they stand

    Chronicle Live "Steve McClaren is clinging to his job as head coach at Newcastle United. The Magpies chief could yet get a stay of execution - but United’s board have been considering all of the options during a meeting that took place outside the city. McClaren had also not been offered any assurances over..." March 08

  • Newcastle expected to sack Steve McClaren within 48 hours

    The Guardian "Steve McClaren’s future at Newcastle United remained in a state of damaging limbo on Monday night although the former England coach is expected to be sacked within the next 48 hours. On Monday Newcastle’s board met to formalise crisis talks which had begun on Sunday after the 3-1 surrender the..." March 08

  • Steve McClaren faces Newcastle sack: Rodgers and Moyes keen on management return

    Daily Star "Fans called for his head during Saturday’s 3-1 home defeat against Bournemouth, which left the club second from bottom. Owner Mike Ashley was not there to see Newcastle plunge deeper into trouble but held crisis talks with managing director Lee Charnley yesterday. Charnley has so far..." March 07

  • Moyes and Benítez wait as Newcastle enter crisis talks over McClaren’s future

    The Guardian "Crisis talks are taking place at Newcastle United with directors debating whether to sack Steve McClaren and whom they might replace him with. David Moyes’s name is believed to have figured prominently in discussions and Rafa Benítez has previously expressed discreet interest in one of English..." March 07

  • David Moyes in pole position to take over Newcastle hot seat as Steve McClaren’s exit looms

    The Telegraph "Steve McClaren is expected to be told on Monday he has been sacked as Newcastle United head coach, with owner Mike Ashley keen to move quickly to secure the services of David Moyes. The former Manchester United manager is the clear frontrunner to take charge at St James’ Park as he has made it..." March 07

  • David Moyes in the frame to take over at Newcastle United as Steve McClaren nears the exit door

    The Telegraph "David Moyes is expected to open talks with Newcastle United about becoming their next head coach over the next few days following the abject 3-1 defeat at home to Bournemouth. The North-East club are expected to sack incumbent Steve McClaren after the club’s fifth defeat in sixth matches left..." March 06

  • Arsenal eye surprise move for Newcastle winger Rolando Aarons

    Daily Mirror "Arsenal have been linked with a surprise move for Newcastle winger Rolando Aarons. The 20-year-old looks set to leave St James’ Park at the end of the season having failed to agree a new contract. He has warmed the bench for much of this campaign, making just eight appearances, but is tipped..." February 29

  • Arsenal, AC Milan and Juventus interested in Aarons

    Chronicle Live "Newcastle United hot prospect Rolando Aarons is being monitored by Arsenal, AC Milan and Juventus, according to reports in Italy. Tuttomercatoweb say Aarons, who is yet to sign a new deal with the Magpies, has attracted the attention of some of Europe’s biggest clubs, with the Gunners..." February 27

  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger plots double summer raid on Newcastle

    The Express "According to ClubCall, the Arsenal manager has set his sights on 19-year-old goalkeeper Freddie Woodman, who is out of contact at the end of the season. The England Under-19 international, who is also a target for Liverpool and Tottenham, is expected to leave St James' Park as he's yet to open..." February 26

  • Newcastle United captaincy could be the making of 'rough diamond' Jonjo Shelvey - here's why

    Chronicle Live "We seem to talk an awful lot about captaincy in this country. I’m not sure that abroad it’s as much of an issue. In Italy, they used to just hand the armband to the player who had played the most games. But in England – and at Newcastle United – I think the identity of the man leading the side..." February 23

  • Fabricio Coloccini adds to Newcastle's woes as captain gets crocked during warm-weather training camp

    Daily Mirror "Newcastle skipper Fabricio Coloccini could be out for a month after suffering a calf injury during a club break in Spain. And the Argentinian could lose the captaincy permanently if results improve in his absence. Newcastle boss Steve McClaren made new £10million midfielder Jonjo Shelvey..." February 22

  • Arsenal, Newcastle and Chinese Super League in transfer war to sign Man Utd ace

    The Express "Carrick is out of contract in the summer and has yet to be offered a new deal leaving the England player’s future in limbo. That has alerted the cash rich Chinese League who already have team-mate Wayne Rooney on their wanted list with wages of £500,000 a week being dangled in the England..." February 21

  • Newcastle United offered shock Ronaldinho transfer deal

    Metro "The Brazilian superstar, now 35, is currently a free agent after leaving Fluminense at the end of last year. A move to England has been talked up, with Leicester City keen, and now The Sun say Newcastle have been offered a deal for the player. However, his UK agent Barry O’Connor says the..." February 18

  • Struggling Newcastle loses starting striker Mitrovic for weeks

    Pro Soccer Talk "Newcastle United’s midseason “training camp” in Spain is going on without its starting striker. Aleksandar Mitrovic, the $20 million signing who’s been in plenty of finishing positions but only scored five goals, is set for some time on the sidelines after suffering a knee ligament..." February 18

  • Time running out for Steve McClaren at relegation-threatened Newcastle United

    The Guardian "Steve McClaren knows he is running out of time to reassure Mike Ashley, Newcastle United’s owner, he is the right man to save the club from relegation. The 5-1 defeat at Chelsea meant Newcastle dropped back into the bottom three and the board are looking for a significant improvement in the next..." February 16

  • Newcastle handed Papiss Cisse boost as striker declares himself fit after six-week layoff

    Daily Mirror "Papiss Cisse has given Newcastle a huge fitness boost. Newcastle striker Cisse has declared himself fit after being out for the last six weeks with a groin injury. But Cisse insists he is now feeling “fit and sharp” as Newcastle face a desperate fight for Premier League survival. Cisse..." February 16

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