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Newcastle to confirm Christian Atsu signing today


Newcastle United is expected to confirm the signing of Ghana winger Christian Atsu today after agreeing terms on a season-long loan. The 24-year-old is expected to finalise personal terms on Tuesday on an arrangement which includes an option to buy the Ghana international outright at the end of the loan spell. Atsu has been left frustrated after some disappointing loan spells at ...

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Newcastle United linked with Christian Atsu

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English Championship Newcastle have enquired about taking Christian Atsu on a season-long loan from Chelsea. The Ghana international is yet to sort out his future after being told he has no place in Antonio Conte’s squad at Stamford Bridge. He has up till next Wednesday to sign for a new club before the transfer window shuts. The 24-year-old started last ...

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Dwight Gayle seals £10m transfer to Newcastle from Crystal Palace

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - JUNE 28: New signing Dwight Gale poses for a photograph in the Home Dressing room wearing the New NUFC 2016/17 Kit at St.James' Park on June 30, 2016 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Serena Taylor/Newcastle United via Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***Dwight Gale

Dwight Gayle has completed his transfer to Newcastle from Crystal Palace for £10m and has signed a five-year contract. The 25-year-old forward becomes Rafa Benitez’s second signing of the summer following the arrival of goalkeeper Matz Sels from Gent. Gayle, who has been Palace’s top scorer in each of the past three seasons, cost £6m when he arrived at Selhurst ...

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Rafael Benítez close to agreeing deal to remain as Newcastle manager

Rafael Benítez held ‘positive’ talks with Newcastle’s Mike Ashley. (Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/EPA)

Rafael Benítez is close to finalising a deal with Newcastle United to remain in charge of the newly relegated club next season after Mike Ashley agreed to his manifesto for change. Although confirmation could come by the end of the week, the Spaniard’s decision not to exercise the break clause in his three-year contract at St James’ Park is still ...

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Newcastle United statement: ‘We are devastated at our relegation from the Premier League’


Newcastle managing director Lee Charnley has apologised to the club’s fans after the Magpies were relegated from the Barclays Premier League for the second time in seven years. Derby rivals Sunderland’s 3-0 home victory over Everton on Wednesday evening consigned their neighbours to the Sky Bet Championship once again along with Norwich and Aston Villa, casting doubt on the future ...

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Okazaki goal beats Newcastle on Benitez debut


Shinji Okazaki’s wonderful overhead kick pushed Leicester five points clear of the top of the Premier League and condemned Rafa Benitez to a defeat in his first Newcastle game as manager. Okazaki gave the Foxes the lead after 25 minutes as another ‘Vardyquake’ erupted at the King Power Stadium. Leicester then shut up shop as the game progressed with N’Golo ...

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Newcastle United confirm they have sacked Steve McClaren as manager


Steve McClaren has been sacked as manager of Premier League strugglers Newcastle United. The 54-year-old’s reign was ended on Friday morning after a miserable eight months at St James’ Park. The Magpies have won just seven out of 30 games in all competitions since McClaren took charge last summer and are currently sitting 19th in the Premier League table. His final game ...

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Premier League round-up: West Ham stage second-half comeback, Manchester City hammer Aston Villa, vital wins for Bournemouth and Swansea


West Ham staged a stunning second-half comeback to beat ten-man Everton 3-2 at Goodison Park. Seventeen-year-old Reece Oxford, who started the season so well under Slaven Bilic, was handed his first Premier League start since August, following a number of injuries to United’s back four. The home side were ahead after 13 minutes as Romelu Lukaku’s low shot across goal beat ...

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