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Revealed: How Christian Atsu helped Newcastle land Kenedy on loan


Ghanaian winger Christian Atsu has revealed the key role he played in bringing former Chelsea teammate Kenedy on loan to Newcastle. The Magpies signed the Brazilian until the end of the 2017/18 season and Atsu has now revealed that the Brazilian asked him about life at St James’ Park before agreeing to the move. Atsu and Kenedy were both on ...

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Rafa Benitez uncertain about Atsu’s return

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Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez is still unsure when Ghana international Christian Atsu will return from injury. The 25 year old midfielder injured his groin on international duty with the Black Stars earlier this month and has been out since. Benitez is very pleased with the progress of  Atsu’s recovery but is hesitant to put a timeline on his return. ...

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Gyan, Atsu out of Egypt match on Sunday through injury


The Ghana Football Association has confirmed that captain Asamoah Gyan and winger Christian Atsu will not face Egypt in Sunday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier at the Cape Coast Stadium through thigh injuries. The two players pulled out of training on Wednesday and were to be looked at by medical team. Gyan, in particular, needed an MRI scan to determine what ...

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Gyan, Atsu injured in Black Stars training


Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan and winger Christian Atsu failed to complete the second day of training with the team in Cape Coast on Wednesday after sustaining what is suspected to be thigh injuries. The two players limped out of training and stayed on the sidelines until the end of the session. Atsu will be observed by the medical team ...

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Atsu, Partey in 2017 CAF Player Of The Year Shortlist


Ghana’s Christian Atsu and Thomas Partey have been named in the 30-man shortlist for the Confederation of African (CAF)’s 2017 Player of the Year Award. The two players featured for the Black Stars in the 2017 AFCON tournament in Gabon where Ghana finished 4th. At club level, they helped their clubs across the 2016/ 2017 season. Partey contributed 16 appearances ...

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Atsu pleased with contribution to Newcastle’s good form


Ghana and Newcastle winger Christian Atsu has acknowledged how important it was to score his debut Premier League goal but was quick to place team success above his own individual achievement. His nineteenth minute effort from close range helped to propel Newcastle to a 2-1 win over Stoke City, making it three in a row for the Magpies. The victory ...

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“We will fight for Ghana in Brazzaville”- Christian Atsu

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Black Stars winger Christian Atsu has revealed that he and his team are very ready to give off their best in Brazzaville on Tuesday when they face Congo. After the first encounter ended in a 1-1 draw last Friday, fans of the team have criticised the team’s performance and observers have ruled the team out of qualifying for the 2018 ...

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Atsu features in Newcastle pre-season win over Bradford

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Ghana’s Christian Atsu played 61 minutes and set up a goal for Newcastle United in their 4-0 win over Bradford on Wednesday in a pre-season match. The match was the third for the Magpies as they got ready for the coming Premier League season (which will be live on Citi FM from August 11). Atsu was named in the starting ...

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Chelsea winger Christian Atsu agrees to join Newcastle


Chelsea winger Christian Atsu has agreed terms on a permanent switch to Newcastle, according to Sky sources. Sky sources understand the Ghana international will sign a four-year deal at St James’ Park and join the Magpies for £6.2m. Atsu spent the 2016-17 season on loan at Newcastle and scored five times in 35 appearances as the north-east club won the ...

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