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Benitez gives green light for Atsu transfer

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Ghana and Chelsea winger Christian Atsu might finally be on his way permanently to Newcastle following reports that Magpies boss Rafa Benitez has finally instructed the club to begin processes to secure his signature. This was revealed by Newcastle based reporter Lee Ryder who also works for the club as a multimedia journalist. Understand that Christian Atsu deal is very ...

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Atsu celebrates Championship title with Newcastle


Ghana’s Christian Atsu was in party mood as Newcastle won the English Championship title on Sunday after beating Barnsley 3-0 at St. James’ Park. The Magpies had already secured promotion but they were bent on winning the title for pride’s sake. However, they needed Brighton and Hove Albion to slip at Aston Villa for that to happen. They got the ...

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Atsu:I had dreams of becoming a doctor


Ghana and Newcastle winger Christian Atsu has revealed that he was on the brink of pursuing a career as a medical doctor while still a budding teenager. The 25 year old has established himself as quite the nomad in the past couple of seasons since his departure from FC Porto in 2013. Owned by Chelsea,Atsu, has struggled to make the ...

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Atsu praises Benitez’s management skills


Black Stars and Newcastle United winger, Christian Atsu, has praised Rafael Benitez’s management acumen in guiding the Magpies back to the Premier League after the just a year in the Championship. Atsu contributed one goal in Newcastle’s 4-1 win over Preston on Monday which sealed their place in the English top flight next season. For observers, Benitez has strengthened his ...

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Christian Atsu: Newcastle will keep fighting for PL promotion

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Christian Atsu says Newcastle United must put their Easter Monday defeat at Ipswich Town behind them quickly as they bid for promotion from the Sky Bet Championship. Former Town forward Daryl Murphy equalised on the hour for the Magpies after Freddie Sears’ first half opener at Portman Road, but further strikes from David McGoldrick and Emyr Huws won it for ...

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Atsu sets up Newcastle win at Brighton in Championship showdown

Atsu (left) celebrating with his team-mates

Ghana winger Christian Atsu played a key role for Newcastle United as they grabbed a very important 2-1 away to Brighton on Wednesday night in the English Championship. The on-loan Chelsea player had been very active throughout the game and his effectiveness showed towards the end of the match. In the 81st minute, his mishit shot found Mohammed Diame who ...

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Atsu trains with Newcastle United ahead of Brighton clash

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Black Stars winger Christian Atsu trained with Newcastle United at Darsley Park on Monday ahead of their clash with with Brighton and Hove Albion. The Magpies are currently second in the Championship one point behind Brighton who have 71 points. On Saturday, Atsu and his team-mates failed to bag the points at home against Bristol City when they drew 2-2. ...

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Christian Atsu features in Newcastle win at Wolves


Black Stars attacker Christian Atsu played for 44 minutes for Newcastle as they beat Wolves 1-0 to go back to the top of the English Championship on Saturday. The match was Atsu’s first since his return from the African Nations Cup in Gabon where Ghana finished fourth. He replaced eventual match-winner Aleksandar Mitrovic after 46 minutes and after the match, ...

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Atsu, Amartey in AFCON 2017 Team of the Tournament

Football - 2017 Afcon - Group D - Ghana v Uganda - Port Gentil - Gabon

Ghana’s Daniel Amartey and Christian Atsu have been named in the 2017 AFCON team of the tournament. The pair had received praise from Ghanaian fans for their performances in the competition and it seems CAF’s Technical Study Group was also very pleased with their showing in Gabon. Amartey was solid in defence for Ghana throughout the tournament and featured in ...

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