Newcastle Rumors & News

  • Steve McClaren's job safe for now despite Newcastle's humiliation against Crystal Palace

    The Express "But McClaren faces trial by TV next Sunday when they face Liverpool in front of a Newcastle crowd increasingly fed up with yet another crisis. The 2,800 Toon fans at Selhurst Park booed McClaren and his players on the final whistle, having chanted, "We're **** and we're sick of it". And a third..." November 30

  • Steve McClaren gives Fabricio Coloccini one last chance at Newcastle

    The Guardian "Fabricio Coloccini will be offered a final chance to prove he remains the right man to captain Newcastle United when Steve McClaren’s side visit Crystal Palace on Saturday. The Argentinian centre-half has been in poor form during recent weeks and Newcastle’s manager is equally concerned about..." November 27

  • Steve McClaren tells Newcastle board what he needs to avoid relegation

    Daily Star "The Toon chief fears the current squad lacks the characters to avoid another relegation scrap. Matters came to a head in the wake of last week's 3-0 debacle at the hands of Leicester with a series of heated exchanges on the training ground between management and senior players. McClaren will..." November 27

  • Papiss Cisse told he still has a future at Newcastle and his opportunity will come

    Daily Star "Cisse has lost his place to the Toon’s summer recruit from Anderlecht. And though the Serb firebrand has scored just two goals so far this season, manager Steve McClaren believes his partnership with Ayoze Perez is the way forward for Newcastle. Cisse almost quit St James’ Park in August and..." November 19

  • Newcastle United should bring a Geordie striker back to Tyneside in January

    Chronicle Live "Columnist Mick Quinn believes Newcastle United need to sign a striker in January, but does not think Andy Carroll is the answer. Andy Carroll has been linked with a return to Newcastle United once again and he is certainly someone who splits opinion on Tyneside. The mere mention of his name..." November 11

  • Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal keeping tabs on Newcastle's Ayoze Perez

    Daily Mail "Manchester United are monitoring Newcastle striker Ayoze Perez ahead of a possible January move. Manager Louis van Gaal wants to add more pace to his attack and has identified a number of wingers also. Lazio’s Felipe Anderson, Sadio Mane at Southampton, Riyad Mahrez at Leicester and Anwar El..." November 10

  • Victor Valdes close to free transfer Newcastle United move from Manchester United – report

    Metro "Victor Valdes is close to signing for Newcastle United on a free transfer from Manchester United, according to reports. Valdes, who has been told he has no future at Old Trafford following a row with Louis van Gaal, was linked with an emergency loan move to the Magpies last week following a..." November 09

  • Manchester United flop Victor Valdes set for emergency loan move to Newcastle

    The Express "The Magpies are awaiting permission from the Premier League to bring in a new goalkeeper on an emergency basis after being left with just one fit professional shot-stopper in Fred Woodman. Steve McClaren is desperate for reinforcements as he is currently without Rob Elliot, Karl Darlow and,..." November 03

  • Newcastle United boss Steve McClaren: January is now an important window

    Chronicle Live "Newcastle will review their goalkeeping situation in January following the loss of Tim Krul until the end of the season. Toon boss Steve McClaren says he is “devastated” to lose the Dutchman’s services for the rest of the campaign but he insists he will give Rob Elliot, Karl Darlow and Fred..." October 16

  • Gutierrez suing Newcastle for £2m over 'disability discrimination' claim after paying own bills in cancer battle

    Daily Mail "Newcastle United are being sued for £2million by former player Jonas Gutierrez over the way he was treated after a year-long testicular cancer battle. The Argentine left St James’ Park at the end of last season after the club chose not to offer him a new contract when his estimated..." October 15

  • AC Milan have joined Everton, Tottenham and Newcastle in the race for defender Andrea Ranocchia

    The Express "The Italian has been linked with a a move away from Inter Milan as his frustrations begin to mount after falling down the pecking order behind Joao Miranda and Jeison Murillo. And according to Italian broadcaster Mediaset Premium [via talkSPORT] Inter's rivals Milan are weighing up a January..." October 09

  • Coefficients explained: How Premier League may lose Champions League spot

    Sky Sports "A repeat of last season's performances in Europe from English and Italian clubs would see the Premier League lose its fourth Champions League spot to Serie A for the 2017/18 season. The Premier League's poor show in Europe last season, where no club reached the quarter-final of the Champions..." September 28

  • Newcastle crisis: Steve McClaren already under pressure just three months into the job

    The Express "The manager was booed by fans after an under-strength Sheffield Wednesday side sent Newcastle crashing out of the Capital One Cup courtesy of Lewis McGugan’s deflected 76th-minute winner. It was the struggling Magpies’ fourth straight defeat but just as alarming is that McClaren himself has won..." September 24

  • Newcastle are planning to offer £6m for QPR's England striker Charlie Austin, 26, in the January transfer window

    The Telegraph "Newcastle United will test Queens Park Rangers’ resolve to retain Charlie Austin in January after they refused to meet the £15 million asking price this summer. Austin had interested Newcastle for months and that intensified when Steve McClaren became head coach as he had worked with the..." September 14

  • Carroll could return for West Ham against Newcastle

    Pro Soccer Talk "When West Ham takes the field on Monday, Slaven Bilic’s side could be getting a big boost…literally. Andy Carroll is set to make his return to the Hammers for the first time since last February, when he tore ligaments in his knee and was forced to undergo surgery. On Monday, the big striker..." September 14

  • Liverpool and Arsenal transfer target Moussa Sissoko hints at Newcastle United exit

    Metro "Moussa Sissoko believes a lack of Champions League football is holding his international career back and has hinted he may need to move away from Newcastle United. The energetic France international has been a reported target for the likes of Liverpool and Arsenal, while Italian giants AC Milan..." September 09

  • Premier League breaks spending record with £870 million - Deloitte

    ESPN FC "The Premier League has broken its spending record for the summer transfer window, going from £835 million last year to £870m, according to financial analysts Deloitte. Manchester City led the way and set a new record for a single club with spending of around £160m on three of the top five deals..." September 02

  • Tottenham look to Newcastle striker Ayoze Perez as they prepare to launch £15m bid

    Daily Mail "Tottenham Hotspur could be tempted to make a last-gasp attempt to sign forward Ayoze Perez from Newcastle for £15million. The Spaniard was a shining light during Newcastle's dismal campaign last season and Spurs are understood to have made contact with the North East club over the..." September 01

  • Newcastle spends again, splashing $18 million on Marseille midfielder Thauvin

    Pro Soccer Talk "Newcastle United got its man. Florian Thauvin has long been a target for Northeast England club, and Wednesday found him a member of it. It’s five-year deal for Thauvin, and the move reportedly cost the club $18 million and the services of last summer’s French flop, Remy Cabella, who wasn’t..." August 19

  • Marseille winger Florian Thauvin close to £12m transfer to Newcastle

    The Guardian "Florian Thauvin is inching closer to completing a £12m move from Marseille to Newcastle United with Rémy Cabella possibly moving in the opposite direction. Steve McClaren knows Alexsandar Mitrovic, the club’s £13m striker, requires crosses to be properly effective and believes Thauvin has the..." August 18

  • Newcastle boss Steve McClaren set to offload several players

    Daily Star "The 29-year-old, signed for a cut-price £500,000 from St James' Park two and a half years has been told by new Toon chief Steve McClaren he does not have a long-term future at the club. Mike Williamson, Haris Vuckic and Gael Bigirimina have also been deemed surprlus to requirements as McClaren..." August 13

  • NBC retains U.S. Premier League TV rights for six more seasons

    Sporting News "American soccer fans can get comfortable turning to NBC's networks for Premier League coverage. NBC Sports Group has reached a six-year extension of its rights to broadcast Premier League games in the U.S., the network announced Monday. The network is in the third and final season of its..." August 10

  • Newcastle set to hijack Tottenham's bid for West Brom star Saido Berahino

    The Express "Newcastle United have emerged as shock rivals to Spurs in the scramble to try and sign West Brom’s emerging striker Saido Berahino. As Sunday Express Sport has revealed Tottenham are hoping to sign the Baggies’ England Under 21 star to play him alongside senior Three Lions hit man Harry..." August 02

  • Fabricio Coloccini could be set to quit Newcastle as he sits out another friendly

    Chronicle Live "Fabricio Coloccini is yet to play a single minute for Newcastle United in pre-season - sparking talk that he is ready to quit St James’ Park. The Argentinean is carrying an achilles injury but with just two games left of the summer schedule is way behind the rest of his team-mates as far as..." July 27

  • Manchester United reject approaches for Michael Carrick from Newcastle and Inter Milan

    Daily Mirror "The 33-year-old is seen as having a vital role for United this season, even after the high-profile arrivals of Bastian Schweinsteiger and Morgan Schneiderlin. Manchester United have knocked back moves by Inter Milan and Newcastle to land midfield king-pin Michael Carrick, writes Steve Bates in..." July 26

  • Chelsea and Liverpool given massive boost in race for France international

    Daily Star "Chelsea and Liverpool have been given a huge boost in the race for Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko. The Toon star has been strongly linked with a switch to Tottenham. And French news outlet Foot Mercato had suggested that Mauricio Pochettino was ready to table an offer. But the..." July 26

  • Crystal Palace plot Fabricio Coloccini move as Alan Pardew seeks reunion with Newcastle skipper

    Daily Mirror "The Argentine has become Pardew's top defensive target with Everton set to make a move for Swansea captain Ashley Williams. Alan Pardew wants Fabricio Coloccini to join him at Crystal Palace, writes Alan Oliver in the Sunday People. The Eagles’ boss is switching his attention from Swansea..." July 26

  • Newcastle new boy has four birth dates and needed bones tested to prove his age

    The Express "DR Congo international Mbemba is due on Tyneside on Thursday to finalise a move from Belgian side Anderlecht that will take Newcastle's summer spending to £35million when it is announced tomorrow. The medical will undoubtedly be rigorous, given the £7.5m being invested in a defender who has..." July 23

  • Aleksandar Mitrovic: Newcastle United sign Anderlecht striker

    BBC "Newcastle have signed Anderlecht striker Aleksandar Mitrovic for £13m - subject to a work permit. The Serbia international, 20, has signed a five-year deal with Steve McClaren's side. He becomes United's second summer signing following the £14.5m arrival of PSV midfielder Georginio..." July 21

  • Newcastle set to continue spending spree as Anderlecht defender Chancel Mbemba closes in on move to St James' Park

    Daily Mail "Newcastle are closing in on the signing of Anderlecht defender Chancel Mbemba. The 20-year-old was missing from the squad that faced Lazio at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium in Brussels on Sunday. Sportsmail understands Mbemba asked not to be included and he is now set to follow team-mate..." July 20

  • West Ham and Bournemouth join the race for Newcastle target Charlie Austin

    Daily Star "The Hammers are eyeing Austin after the news injury-plagued Andy Carroll will not be fit for the start of the season. The England target man is still recovering from a knee problem. And Slaven Bilic’s side illustrated their problems up front when they struggled to beat Maltese minnows..." July 20

  • Aleksandar Mitrovic swoop derailed by Porto's £12.5m offer

    Daily Mirror "Newcastle's bid to land Aleksandar Mitrovic has been derailed by a £12.5 million bid by Porto. The Portuguese club have matched Newcastle offer to Anderlecht, and the Geordies could now add defender Chancel Mbemba to the deal to tempt the Belgians to do business. Chelsea are also interested..." July 17

  • Newcastle join Sunderland and Aston Villa in race for Spurs star Andros Townsend

    Daily Star "But Spurs chief Daniel Levy, who is renowned for driving a hard bargain, has told the trio of clubs he will not sell for a penny less than £15m. Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino is carrying out a major revamp of his squad. And despite being an important member of Roy Hodgson's England..." July 14

  • Newcastle United transfers: Club close in on Georginio Wijnaldum

    The Telegraph "Newcastle United are closing in on their first signing of the summer after PSV Eindhoven left Georginio Wijnaldum out of their squad for a pre-season friendly in anticipation of the Holland international completing a move to Tyneside. Steve McClaren had been frustrated by the lack of progress..." July 06

  • Newcastle United keen to sign Charlie Austin but they are only willing to pay £12m for QPR striker

    Daily Mail "Doubts over a long-standing shoulder injury mean Newcastle United are only prepared to pay £12million for Queens Park Rangers frontman Charlie Austin. The striker scored 18 goals in an ultimately doomed Premier League campaign last season, with QPR hoping to recoup £15m. But the Magpies do not..." July 06

  • Newcastle enter £7m BATTLE with Sunderland and Leicester to sign in-demand Liverpool flop

    The Express "The Hammers have reportedly put the England international up for sale ahead of the summer window, but won't consider offers below £7million. The Upton Park outfit signed the 30-year-old for £5m in 2013 from Liverpool, where he failed to live up to his £20m price-tag in two seasons. Despite..." June 29

  • Newcastle in pole position for Chelsea and Saints target Charlie Austin

    The Express "Austin, the most sought-after striker in the Premier League, is at the centre of a transfer tug-of-war with four clubs right now. Southampton had offered around £13.75m for the England new boy but Newcastle manager Steve McClaren, who worked with Austin at Loftus Road, has gazumped..." June 24

  • Newcastle join Yevhen Konoplyanka race with Stoke balking at £100,000 wage demands

    Daily Mirror "Newcastle are ready to enter the race for Ukraine winger Yevhen Konoplyanka . The 25-year-old former Dnipro star, now a free agent, is desperate for a move to the Premier League and has been in talks with Stoke over a move to the Britannia Stadium. He has been unable to agree a deal,..." June 24

  • Sunderland ready to smash transfer record for £15m Newcastle target Georginio Wijnaldum

    Daily Mirror "Dick Advocaat is prepared to smash Sunderland transfer record and beat Newcastle to £15m Dutch ace Georginio Wijnaldum. The 24 year PSV attacking midfielder is at the top of Sunderland’s wanted list. The club skipper is also on Steve McClaren’s radar, but Advocaat is using his Holland..." June 23

  • Newcastle United showing interest in Florian Thauvin - as interest builds in Papiss Cisse

    Chronicle Live "Newcastle United look set to sell Papiss Cisse this summer after enquiries from Premier League clubs for the £10million-rated striker – with Marseille’s Florian Thauvin lined up to replace him. United are ready to listen to offers for the Senegal striker and Besiktas have made an offer to..." June 23

  • Newcastle to offer Charlie Austin iconic No. 9 shirt to convince him to sign

    Daily Star "The Geordies are so desperate to land the QPR striker they will promise him the famous No. 9 jersey, worn by the likes of Shearer, Andy Cole and Jackie Milburn. Austin is aware how much he's wanted by new Toon chief Steve McClaren and is understood to be flattered by the proposal. Newcastle..." June 23

  • Chelsea, West Ham and Newcastle in £15m battle for Charlie Austin

    The Express "Relegated QPR want around £15million for their 25-year-old striker, who still has a year left on his contract but is certain to move on this summer. New Newcastle manager Steve McClaren is already in talks with Rangers over Austin, though a firm bid is yet to be made. Austin is reluctant to..." June 18

  • Newcastle United fires John Carver, self-glossed “best coach in the Premier League”

    Pro Soccer Talk "The best coach in the Premier League is unemployed. With Newcastle United expected to hire former England boss Steve McClaren, the club has reportedly decided to cut ties with native son John Carver, who led the club to the brink of relegation after taking over for Alan Pardew midway through..." June 10

  • Marco van Ginkel and Patrick Bamford targeted by Newcastle as Jose Mourinho weighs up options for Chelsea duo

    Daily Mail "Newcastle are ready to launch a double raid on Chelsea for Marco van Ginkel and Patrick Bamford. The Magpies are keen on a loan deal for Van Ginkel, who moved to Stamford Bridge from Dutch side Vitesse for a reported fee of £8million in in 2013. But since then the Dutchman has failed to..." June 09

  • Chelsea place £10m price tag on Newcastle target Patrick Bamford

    The Express "The St James’s Park club, who are set to announce Steve McClaren as their new manager this week, have been eyeing Bamford as one of the men they want to strengthen their side after a miserable season. They face competition from neighbours Sunderland, as well as West Brom, for a player who has..." June 09

  • Mike Ashley to QUIT Newcastle.. board in summer reshuffle after their relegation scare

    Daily Mirror "Mike Ashley is set to leave the Newcastle board after Steve McClaren is appointed as the new manager. Toon are undergoing a major summer overhaul and part of the forward planning is for a boardroom reshuffle. Two new directors will be put in place when Ashley steps aside – but the Newcastle..." June 07

  • Newcastle United have not pursued Patrick Vieira

    The Telegraph "Newcastle United are yet to pursue their interest in Patrick Vieira and the Frenchman has not been told when he will be offered a chance to discuss the head coach role. That has fuelled doubts on Tyneside that Newcastle are serious about wanting to appoint him, with sources indicating to the..." June 02

  • Newcastle's Moussa Sissoko SHOCKS Arsenal with Chelsea come-and-get-me plea

    The Express "Sissoko has been linked with Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain but the player claims to be happy at Newcastle. The 25-year-old admits, however, that the Champions League remains a drawcard and says he is encouraged by Mourinho's interest. He told French radio station RMC: "Is he following my..." June 02

  • Newcastle United eye Patrick Vieira and Steve McClaren

    The Telegraph "Newcastle United will speak to Patrick Vieira and Steve McClaren this week as they step up their search for a new head coach. Vieira has expressed an interest in the job, but sources have stressed Newcastle are just one of a number of options he is looking at as he contemplates moving into..." June 01

  • Newcastle United ready to make Steve McClaren manager

    The Telegraph "Newcastle United are planning a third approach to Steve McClaren to become their head coach and the former Derby County manager is expected to accept the offer. The Newcastle hierarchy have spent the past few days, after the club secured their Premier League status on the final day of the..." May 31

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