Author Archives: Andy Branagan

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PL trio eye swoop for £35,000-per-week Newcastle player with 9 apps this season – Transfer Talk

By | 15th December 2019

Newcastle United right back Javier Manquillo has emerged as a transfer target for three Premier League teams, according to the Daily Telegraph. The newspaper claims that the Spaniard is being monitored by Crystal Palace, West Ham United and Brighton & Hove Albion, with his Magpies contract set to expire at the end of the season. Steve […]

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Steve Bruce considering going against Rafa Benitez tradition at Newcastle come February

By | 15th December 2019

Newcastle United head coach Steve Bruce is considering giving his players some time off over the Premier League’s first ever winter break in February, according to The Chronicle. The newspaper claims that the Magpies boss is weighing up whether to allow his squad some time with their families when the top flight takes a mini-break […]

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View: No arguing with Sky pundit as he rips into Newcastle regular who needs ‘a lot of work’

By | 15th December 2019

OPINION There’s no doubt that Newcastle United winger Miguel Almiron has performed way below expectations since his January move from Atlanta United. Admittedly those expectations were rather sky-high, as was his price tag (by Newcastle’s standards), but the Paraguay international has still fallen well below the desired standard. That’s certainly the opinion of former England […]

Report reveals Newcastle takeover update as ‘extensive discussions’ with Justin Barnes laid bare

By | 14th December 2019

A party interested in Newcastle United have been holding ‘extensive discussions’ with Magpies consultant Justin Barnes, according to The Chronicle. The newspaper claims that said interested party have described Barnes as ‘helpful’ amid talks which have been taking place over the past few months. They are thought to have believed as recently as the end of […]

Charlie Nicholas gives backing to polarising Newcastle ace, says he gives team ‘something’ extra

By | 14th December 2019

Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas has given polarising Newcastle United winger Miguel Almiron his backing, saying he gives the Magpies a little extra ‘something’. The Paraguay international is still yet to find the back of the net for Steve Bruce’s side since his January transfer, yet Nicholas remains a fan. Indeed, he expects the 25-year-old to […]

View: Carroll and Joelinton both to start in four changes – This Newcastle XI could bash Burnley

By | 14th December 2019

OPINION Newcastle United head coach Steve Bruce would be wise to make four changes to his Magpies team to face Burnley on Saturday afternoon. The Toon boss is having to deal with a few different injury problems, with Allan Saint-Maximin out for a month and Ciaran Clark set to miss the Turf Moor clash as […]

Verdict: Schar set to return in three Bruce changes – Predicted Newcastle XI v Burnley

By | 14th December 2019

OPINION Newcastle United head coach Steve Bruce is expected to make around three changes to his starting line-up for Saturday afternoon’s trip to Burnley. The Magpies head to Turf Moor looking to continue their recent positive run of form, but will no doubt find Sean Dyche’s side stiff opposition. Allan Saint-Maximin is out injured, while Sky Sports […]

Steve Bruce raves about ‘immense’ Newcastle player, says Longstaffs are ‘always on his tail’

By | 14th December 2019

Newcastle United head coach Steve Bruce has been raving about the impact of Magpies striker Andy Carroll this season. The 30-year-old returned to St James’ Park last summer after spells at Liverpool and West Ham United, and Bruce feels the local lad has been a big boost for everyone. “He’s not the young Andy Carroll […]

Mark Douglas names regular sub who has ‘not let anyone down’ set for big Newcastle role

By | 12th December 2019

Newcastle United winger Christian Atsu is the likeliest player to fill the void left by injured Magpies wideman Allan Saint-Maximin, according to journalist Mark Douglas. The Frenchman had to leave Sunday’s 2-1 victory over Southampton on crutches, and Sky Sports News reported on Wednesday that he will be out for a month with the hamstring […]

Report reveals which Newcastle player is ‘trying to guide’ Joelinton through run of poor form

By | 12th December 2019

Newcastle United centre back Federico Fernandez is thought to be one of the players ‘trying to guide’ struggling striker Joelinton through his poor form, according to The Chronicle. The newspaper claims that the Argentinian is attempting to help out his fellow South American, who has only scored once for the Magpies since his club record […]