Newcastle Rumours Archive June 30



 

30 Jun 2011 22:46:21
@Ed020. Anymore on the Bangura duo, they both claim that Newcastle want them, but I heard Mohhamed Bangura has been the subject of a bid from Locomotiv Moscow. Do you think that, in a few years obviously, they will be good players for the TOON?

To be honest, I'm not really too sure what to think about Erdinc... I think that personally, I would rather sign one proven, world class, young, with the potential to get better in the future, than two strikers costing 5mill each that will only score 10 goals a season. What do you think?

{Ed020's Note - Its a tricky one. The Banguras will say we are after them just to attract interest - one of the many games players like to play in the Transfer window. And you're right Moscow did bid for him. We've been tracking them for a while now though. As for Erdinc, I rate him...he's what we need. So many times I've seen our strikers waste chances. You cant do that in the PL and Erdinc is a natural finisher. He has 10m euro buy out clause and for me, he's worth that (About £8.5m)}

 

30 Jun 2011 22:00:35
Newcastle Utd preparing a 9 mil bid for wigans Hugo Rodellaga who is reportedly interested in coming to St James, to follow in country s man Tino Asprillas foot speps If true would be a bit of a coup think hes under rated...

{Ed020's Note - Tino Tino Tino! If he's good enough to score 3 against Barca I'd have him. Joking aside, I doubt Rodallega and N'Zogbia would arrive. Maybe one out of the two}

 

30 Jun 2011 21:37:21
lisandro lopez and juan manuel martinez to toon for 20 and 5 mil respectively

{Ed020's Note - I'd be surprised if Lopez became a Newcastle player, Martinez more likely out of the two}

 

30 Jun 2011 21:35:45
Ed20 - Have the club actually came out and stated we arent going for Sturridge? Or is it journalists making headlines? I know he will cost a wedge but he is just what Newcastle need and is what the fans want. Even with a supposed 35 million to spend, Ashley should still give a transfer kitty on top (if we didnt have the 35 million, he would have had to put money in anyway?). I'm pleased with the signings so far however we are really lacking in the striking department. Need another 2 strikers without doubt. Some things I agree with how Ashley runs things, others I do not agree with. I'm hoping Pardews comments today are just bare minimum he would settle for. I think we will have about 5 targets, but we won't get them all hence Pardew stating a further 2 more.

{Ed020's Note - Hi mate, I understand that somebody within the club said we arent interested. Then the journalists blew it way up! Teams like to keep transfers on the low so it may be a cover up. It's all cat and mouse at this stage. Ashley did say he would "re-invest" the 35m...basically he stuck it in his back pocket and laughed. Have to wait and see mate}

 

30 Jun 2011 21:25:22
Ed020, have you heard anything of N'zogbia, he would be a great signing

{Ed020's Note - Rumours flying around yesterday were that another bid was put in. However, as far as I'm aware, wages were the problem last time as he was demanding over 60k a week. But I wouldn't be surprised to see him as a Toon player by August 31st}

 

30 Jun 2011 20:36:30
Ed any idea of any more interest in Barnetta or Menez

{Ed020's Note - Menez was never really going to happen just rumours. As for Barnetta its all gone very quiet. This may be a good thing as transfers are often kept on the low. Look at Tiote, Cabaye, Marveux Ben Arfa etc. We heard nothing until the day they were anncounced}

 

30 Jun 2011 19:19:33
Hasnt erdinc been offered to lille as part exchange for hazard? He could be outa the question now ED20

{Ed020's Note - Like I've said before that's the French trying to start a bidding war! Lille want 45m for Hazard and PSG only offered 31m + Erdinc. And Hazard has offers from all over Europe! Doubt we are out of it bud}

 

30 Jun 2011 19:12:08
Ed20. totally agree with you about a striker being needed maybe 2 could also do with a couple of top defenders or at least some no nonsense one who can actually hold their own midfield all but covered which is a bonus so im thinking 4 more players of a certain standard and NUFc have the making of a good looking squad

{Ed020's Note - Strikers have to be the priority now. We can't rely on Shola, Best and Lovenkraps for next season. Erdinc is perhaps the most likely right now.}

 

30 Jun 2011 19:08:40
It does Ed020 nice to see a nufc fan tho most eds just don't answer with the passion or interest to be honest (WelshToon)

{Ed020's Note - Thanks mate! Most of my replies and opinions end up on "Newcastle Questions" so be sure to check that page regularly}

 

30 Jun 2011 18:56:11
Wayne bridge and forest youngster mcgugan being touted as players we looking at Anyone know if this romaric any good?

{Ed020's Note - He's OK. Not an out and out striker though. We already have Cabaye, Barton, Jonas, Tiote, Marveux, Guthrie, HBA, Gosling etc. who are midfielders. We need a proper striker!}

 

30 Jun 2011 18:55:06
Mcgugan heading to toon for talks and medical. Expect him to be first signing after july 1st. Forset couldnt turn deal down

 

30 Jun 2011 18:45:35
From the shields gazette AP has said that he will be signing 1 or 2 more players after 4 of july but before they go to america on the 17th of july cheers Dan

 

30 Jun 2011 18:30:23
Ed or anyone how many players do you reckon more we will bring in to NUFC Im hoping for at least 2 more strikers a winger and a left back and centre back taht would do me just dandy

{Ed020's Note - We'd be lucky to get 3 I think. Pardew has said he expects "one or two" more signings. So I suspect 2 and then a surprise one afterwards. Also it just depends on who leaves too! Jose is on his way out so that means we need another full back. We'll have to see but don't get your hopes up buddy}

 

30 Jun 2011 18:03:11
Arsenal to come in for Enrique. .they have allowed Clichy to go to Man City. apparantly , the deal is as good as done.

{Ed020's Note - Unfortunatly I think your right...}

 

30 Jun 2011 17:58:13
Alan Pardew reportedly keen on taking Free agent James McFadden to St James' Park.

 

30 Jun 2011 17:29:24
darius vassell to work at newcastles academy as a fitness coach, just been speaking with him at mcdonalds in marbella. . . . . . hes hinted that pardew will be director of football by january with d.wise taking the hotseat

{Ed020's Note - Fitness coach in McDonalds?}

 

30 Jun 2011 17:27:29
been linked with midfielder called Romaric from sevilla, out of contract not to sure my self as we have tiote and cabaye
(Talk Sport)

 

30 Jun 2011 16:28:52
Link this afternoon to Ricardo Fuller and Owen Hargreaves. Latter pay as you play.

 

30 Jun 2011 16:19:12
Ed020 must say i think u r the best ed (WelshToon)

{Ed020's Note - Cheers buddy only started the other day. Spose being a massive Toon fan helps...}

 

30 Jun 2011 15:39:19
Pardew has said "we will get 1 or 2 more" then added "whether they will wear the number 9 shirt remains to be seen".
this is very poor news for parsdew to live up to what he PROMISED we will have to be buying N'zogbia £10mil and a £15mil striker anyones guess really but gotta be honest surely that 1 or 2 will surely depend on who leaves and how people look in pre-season (last chance saloon for several especially Ranger) if he impresses hell be loaned out not sold

 

30 Jun 2011 15:14:28
Come on guys lets face it MA is not going to lay out any money for players. He is only going to spend what he gets in. The "£35million re-investment" means he has put it in his pocket. If we are lucky we will sell Ranger and Best for around £1.5m and £3 million and we will buy a Striker for that. Pardew has said "we will get 1 or 2 more" then added "whether they will wear the number 9 shirt remains to be seen". This means "we are NOT buying a top striker"

BY

 

30 Jun 2011 14:59:43
ED have you got any knowledge on the Sturridge situation?
Heard off a couple of people that we are close to agreeing a deal and that we are trying to keep it quiet.

{Ed020's Note - The last I heard was that it wasn't going to happen at all. Somebody from inside the club reportedly said he wasn't a target. I for one hope that's not true he's the type of player we need. Especially as Stoke kicked the bidding off at a measly 6m}

 

30 Jun 2011 13:35:07
Pardew told the local Newcastle local press today:

We re all looking forward to getting back to work next Monday. The squad is looking healthy and, hopefully, there are still one or two to come.

They won t be in before July 4, but we hope to get one in before the tour of America and there could well be one after the tour.

We are still looking to get another striker whether or not they will wear No 9, we will have to see.

-I hope theres more than 2 to come in. We need another 2 proven goalscorers Linked on Talksport with Barry Ferguson, probaly aload of rubbish- hopefully.

Psycho

 

30 Jun 2011 12:20:46
danny ings is now either going to nufc or liverpool but they have al lot more forwards than us and may go to nufc for playing time. if he dous sign i would put money that he would score more goals than wickham. . -DP

 

30 Jun 2011 12:00:15
This is not false. My mate works at Birmingham FC and he is saying that Birmingham manager Chris Hughton wants to sign striker Peter Lovenkrands. Lovenkrands was fantastic in Newcastle's promotion winning season scorin 13 league goals and 17 in all competitions in less than 25 appearance for Toons. Chris will definately sign him as he thinks he will provide major boost in Blues attacking line up and could prove X-factor. Remember Hughton brought him back at Newcastle for second spell.
Do we want Lovenkrands to depart? He is not bad. scored 6 league goals and could be used as good impact palyer. plz comment

It seems to me that we are clearing out our oldys and lovenkrands is 31. . DP

 

30 Jun 2011 11:45:42
This is not false. My mate works at Birmingham FC and he is saying that Birmingham manager Chris Hughton wants to sign striker Peter Lovenkrands. Lovenkrands was fantastic in Newcastle's promotion winning season scorin 13 league goals and 17 in all competitions in less than 25 appearance for Toons. Chris will definately sign him as he thinks he will provide major boost in Blues attacking line up and could prove X-factor. Remember Hughton brought him back at Newcastle for second spell.
Do we want Lovenkrands to depart? He is not bad. scored 6 league goals and could be used as good impact palyer. plz comment


Word up here in Glasgow that Lovenkrands is still on Rangers radar. Also strong rumour that Barry Ferguson is on his way to the Toon. .

 

30 Jun 2011 11:28:42
Deal could be on the cards for seville midfielder Romaric. . . Talk Sport

 

30 Jun 2011 11:15:31
We had Ignacio (Nacho) Gonzalez on loan a couple of years ago, different player he was from Uruguay.

Lucho is an argie, played in Argentina, Portugal and now France, however I agree that it is probably just paper talk as he is late twenties and an established european player so would demand fairly high wages. . out of our league anyway.

ToonBarmy

 

30 Jun 2011 11:14:29
we had Lucho Gonzalez on a season long loan a few years back. he is now 29 or 30. . .

that wasnt Lucho that was Nacho (Ignacio) Gonzalez but yer too old now

 

30 Jun 2011 10:42:30
we had Lucho Gonzalez on a season long loan a few years back. he is now 29 or 30 and his wages would be to expensive for mr tight ashley, aslo i don't think he would want to join us. he spent the season injured, we loaned him from valencia at the time. if i am wrong please correct me people or even ed please? he would be a great player for us, but i thought we were going for the younger look? Any news on edring ed?

{Ed020's Note - His age concerns me to be honest, not what Ashley is after by the sounds of it. Great player without a doubt but it's unlikely. As for Erdinc there have been no new devolopments as far as I'm aware. The PSG bid for 31m + Hazard was the French media trying to spark extra intrest so it looks like we are still in the drivers seat. International window opens tomorrow so expect more info as of July 1st}

 

30 Jun 2011 10:05:50
France Football is reporrting that we have expressed an interest in L'OM (Marseille) Argentine midfielder Lucho Gonzalez, along with about 6 other clubs including Chelsea, Lucho played under Villas-Boas at Porto.

ToonBarmy

 

30 Jun 2011 08:06:49
This is not false. My mate works at Birmingham FC and he is saying that Birmingham manager Chris Hughton wants to sign striker Peter Lovenkrands. Lovenkrands was fantastic in Newcastle's promotion winning season scorin 13 league goals and 17 in all competitions in less than 25 appearance for Toons. Chris will definately sign him as he thinks he will provide major boost in Blues attacking line up and could prove X-factor. Remember Hughton brought him back at Newcastle for second spell.
Do we want Lovenkrands to depart? He is not bad. scored 6 league goals and could be used as good impact palyer. plz comment

 

29 Jun 2011 23:28:07
joey barton off to villa for 2mil in next week

 

 

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