Newcastle Rumors & News

  • 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

  • West Ham and Newcastle could offer Michael Laudrup route back into the Premier League

    The Telegraph "Michael Laudrup is interested in a return to the Premier League with West Ham United or Newcastle United. But Carlo Ancelotti has reiterated that he will take a year out to have surgery if he is sacked by Real Madrid, rather than considering a shock move to West Ham Laudrup’s contract as..." May 26

  • Newcastle reject Sylvain Marveaux claims he was 'blacklisted' at St James' Park

    The Express "The French winger is set to return to Tyneside after a season-long loan spell at Guingamp. Despite admitting he misses life in the Premier League, the 29-year-old fears the chances of resurrecting his career are slim and insists he has been frozen out. Marveaux was captured on camera..." May 16

  • Revealed: 85 per cent of Newcastle fans would take RELEGATION - if it meant Ashley sold up

    Daily Mirror "Newcastle supporters would rather watch their side get relegated from the Premier League than see Mike Ashley remain in charge of the club. Ashley has become something of a hate figure on Tyneside as the club slides towards the drop, while millions of pounds of profit remain unspent on new..." May 07

  • Newcastle target David Moyes as manager after failing with their move for Steve McClaren

    Daily Mirror "David Moyes will decide his future at the end of the season after crisis club Newcastle joined West Ham in the chase for his services. It is a significant shift for Real Sociedad boss Moyes, who has so far insisted he wants to stay on at the Spanish club - who gave him a route back into the..." May 06

  • Report: Newcastle in for Aleksandar Mitrovic, agree to $22 million fee

    Pro Soccer Talk "According to a report in the Daily Mail, Newcastle United has agreed to a $22 million fee with Belgian club Anderlecht over the transfer of 20-year-old striker Aleksandar Mitrovic. Rumored to be on the radar of many top Premier League clubs, including Arsenal, whom he scored against in the..." May 05

  • Newcastle United want Derby boss Steve McClaren to replace Carver in bid to avoid relegation to the Championship

    Daily Mail "Newcastle will try to tempt Steve McClaren to take the managerial reins for the final three games of the Barclays Premier League season. Derby boss McClaren has been identified as the long term successor to Alan Pardew on Tyneside initially with a view to a summer switch. But Derby's season..." May 04

  • Leicester City vs Newcastle: Magpies keep faith with John Carver to avoid the drop after Foxes mauling

    The Independent "John Carver is expected to be given the green light to continue as Newcastle’s temporary head coach, despite leading the club on its worst ever run and publicly criticising the defender Mike Williamson. Williamson issued an apology yesterday after Carver had claimed the central defender..." May 04

  • Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini in bust-up with Tim Krul on team bus after Leicester defeat

    The Telegraph "Fabricio Coloccini could be stripped of the Newcastle United captaincy for the final three games of the season after being involved in a bust-up with goalkeeper Tim Krul following the humiliating defeat by Leicester City. John Carver has vowed to carry on as Newcastle head coach and is due to..." May 04

  • Alan Pardew rubbishes Crystal Palace link with Newcastle 'keeper Tim Krul

    Sky Sports "Some newspapers claimed on Wednesday that Netherlands international Krul was being lined up for a move to Selhurst Park, but Pardew ruled out signing a goalkeeper at all this summer, putting his faith in Julian Speroni and Wayne Hennessey. On the transfer speculation, the former Magpies manager..." April 24

  • Stoke City's Peter Crouch wanted by Australian side Newcastle Jets

    Daily Mirror "Peter Crouch is being targeted by Aussie side Newcastle Jets for a move Down Under next season. The Stoke striker helped his club to a 2-1 win over Southampton on Saturday to remain on course for a top-ten finish. Jets owner Nathan Tinkler wants to land a marquee name. He said: “I’ve spoken..." April 20

  • Newcastle want Man United starlet James Wilson on loan

    Daily Star "The England Under-20s ace is regarded as an outstanding prospect at Old Trafford and United boss Louis van Gaal wants to release him on loan to increase his experience. He'll go out on a temporary transfer provided United are covered in for strikers. Newcastle have been made aware of the..." April 19

  • Newcastle plot Charlie Austin transfer from QPR to convince Steve McClaren to be their manager

    Daily Mirror "Mike Ashley wants £10million-rated Charlie Austin to kick-off a summer spending spree designed to lure Steve McClaren to Newcastle. Toon owner Ashley is ready to bankroll a busy transfer window with Queens Park Rangers hot-shot Austin lined up to be the latest in a long tradition of famous No9s..." April 17

  • Mike Ashley urged to spend Newcastle's £34m stockpile

    Daily Star "Just a fortnight after the club announced a profit of £18.7m, the full accounts registered earlier this week actually reveal almost £40m was transferred to the club's bank account. A slice has been earmarked to pay for a new state-of-the-art training complex and the club's £4.5m overdraft has..." April 16

  • Krul smiles and congratulates Jermain Defoe for wonder-goal against him - then gets slated by Newcastle fans

    The Independent "It was a gesture of good sportsmanship, but many Newcastle supporters have slated goalkeeper Tim Krul on Twitter for smiling and congratulating Sunderland scorer Jermain Defoe in the tunnel at half-time after Defoe scored a wonder-goal against him to put Sunderland 1-0 up in the Tyne-Wear..." April 06

  • Newcastle United would need to cough up £2million in compensation to bring Derby boss Steve McClaren

    Daily Mail "Steve McClaren would cost Newcastle United around £2million in compensation if the club were to appoint him as their next boss. As reported by Sportsmail in January, Newcastle will make Derby County’s McClaren their No 1 managerial target in the summer. No approach has yet been made to..." March 31

  • Barclays will not renew £40m-a-year Premier League sponsorship when current deal expires

    Daily Mail "Premier League sponsors Barclays will not renew their £40million-a-year deal when the current agreement expires at the end of the 2015-16 season. The bank agreed a £120m three-year deal in 2012 for the present rights - an increase of almost 50 per cent on their previous £82m contract. But..." March 30

  • Fabricio Coloccini, Cheick Tiote and Tim Krul up for grabs in £60m summer shake-up

    Daily Mirror "Newcastle are planning a £60million summer overhaul – which will lead to the exit of some big names. Owner Mike Ashley is looking to make the most of the next transfer window, as he reckons it is a last chance for his Magpies to get value for money in a market he expects to explode because of..." March 29

  • West Ham and Newcastle chase Hull forward Abel Hernandez

    Daily Star "The Uruguayan striker has failed to make an impact on Humberside since arriving from Palermo as the club's £10m record buy six months ago. But that has not stopped two of Hull's rivals from becoming big admirers and running regular checks on the 24-year-old this term. And the pair are..." March 28