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Assessing Each Of Robbie Brady’s Possible Transfer Destinations

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria 12/11/2016 Austria vs Republic of Ireland Austria's of Ireland Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Since the opening of the transfer window, Robbie Brady has become the subject of a speculated bidding war. Expected to leave last summer, the Norwich City man was one of Ireland’s star performers at Euro 2016. The Irish Independent have linked Brady with moves to Leicester City, West Ham United and Crystal Palace while Newcastle-based outlet Chronicle Live have linked the Baldoyle man with …

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Alan Shearer Statue Prompts Hilarious Twitter Reaction

Alan Shearer Statue

Having a statue bestowed in your honour is about as sure a sign as any that you had a remarkable career and in a way, it’s really just the thought that counts. This way of looking at it is something which Alan Shearer will perhaps tell himself in the event of him feeling a little underwhelmed by the statue’s likeness …

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Arsenal Defender Set For Surprise Recall As Roma Consider Making An Offer


Having been tipped to leave Arsenal all summer, French international Mathieu Debuchy could now be included in Arsene Wenger’s XI for the club’s opening Premier League fixture of the season against Liverpool on Sunday afternoon. The Gooners are horribly short on defensive options at the moment – Per Mertesacker and Gabriel Paulista are both injured, while talisman Laurent Koscielny is not yet ready for action following …

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Ghost Of Henrikh Mkhitaryan Hangs Over Arsenal’s Attempt To Sign French Midfielder

Arsenal were in contention to sign Henrikh Mkhitaryan. After impressing for France throughout the European Championships, Moussa Sissoko has been linked with moves to a number of top European clubs. Although Arsenal were reportedly leading the charge to sign the Newcastle United player, any move for Sissoko could be scuppered by Borussia Dortmund, who see the Frenchman as an ideal replacement for Henrikh Mkhitaryan. This …

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Manchester United Target Another Frenchman If Pogba Move Fails [report]

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While the world of football anticipates Paul Pogba’s move to Manchester United, Jose Mourinho has a back up plan in place should the £100m move fail to go through. According to the Metro, via Le 10 Sport, Manchester United’s are examining an alternative French midfielder should their £100,000,000 move for Paul Pogba collapse. Although United are said to have agreed …

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Highly Rated French International Could Jump Ship To Liverpool [Report]

While Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s move to Manchester United continues to dominate the football headlines, a big move for one French midfielder could go ahead in the shadow of the big Swede. Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko has become a target for Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool and the Merseyside club is keeping tabs on the french powerhouse. According to L’Equipe, Liverpool are favorites to land the …

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Done Deal: Rafael Benitez Makes His First Newcastle Signing

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 14: Rafael Benitez manager of Newcastle United looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Newcastle United at The King Power Stadium on March 14, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Rafa Benitez has confirmed his first signing since taking the Newcastle job, with Gent goalkeeper Matz Sels joining the Championship club for £4.5million. The Belgium under 21 international has signed a five-year contract with the Saint James’ Park side. Newcastle United new boy Matz Sels is believed to have overlooked interest from Southampton and Middlesbrough to sign for Rafa Benitez. …

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Relegated Newcastle Absolutely Destroy Hapless Tottenham

during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park on May 15, 2016 in Newcastle, England.

Far from a consolation to being relegated, Newcastle fans will be wondering why their side didn’t show this much quality all season long. It’s safe to say the Spurs players minds are already in France (or Magaluf for those not travelling to the Euros) but Newcastle showed a desire to win that has been missing all year. Geordie fans have …

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Jonas Gutiérrez: A Modern Toon For Newcastle United

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 28: Jonas Gutierrez of Newcastle United warms up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa at St James' Park on February 28, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

In July 2008, Newcastle United signed Jonas Gutiérrez. The Argentine international would go on to play 187 times for the club. Despite relegation from the Premier League in 2009, Gutiérrez decided to remain on Tyneside and help in the quest for promotion. His dedication to the cause endeared him to the Toon army and cult status was assured. It was …

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Ex-Newcastle Midfielder Has Harsh Words For Former Club

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - MAY 24 : Jonas Gutierrez of Newcastle United takes on Carl Jenkinson of West Ham United during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and West Ham United at St James' Park on May 24, 2015 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Argentine midfielder Jonas Gutierrez has alleged that the struggling Premier League club considered him a liability following his diagnosis with testicular cancer in 2013. The midfielder underwent an operation in October of that year to remove a tumour. Just two months later, in December 2013, then manager and current Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew told the Argentine that he was surplus …

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Newcastle United Confirm Rafa Benítez To Replace Steve McClaren As Manager

NAPLES, ITALY - MARCH 30: Rafael Benitez head coach of Napoli (now at Newcastle United) celebrates the victory after the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and Juventus at Stadio San Paolo on March 30, 2014 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images)

Newcastle United have this morning, after days of rampant speculation, confirmed the termination of manager Steve McClaren’s contract. The move comes after months of disappointing in performances as the Magpies find themselves deep in the relegation zone despite investing £80million in the squad over the past two transfer windows. CLUB STATEMENT: Steve McClaren’s employment with the Club ends with immediate …

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Video: Self-Belief Behind Barkley’s Panenka Penalty Against Newcastle

during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Newcastle United at Goodison Park on February 3, 2016 in

“Unacceptable” – that’s how Newcastle United manager Steve McLaren described his side’s performance in the 3-0 defeat away to Everton on Wednesday night. However, little blame could lie at the door of Newcastle’s goalkeeper Rob Elliot, who conceded two consecutive penalties to Ross Barkley. The second, that most undermining of concessions for a goalkeeper, the Panenka. As Andrea Pirlo showed …

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Tactics Truck: Manchester United Defensive Frailty Exposed As Van Gaal Relaxes The Reins

Few would have foreseen an extraordinarily open six-goal thriller at St. James’ Park on Tuesday evening. Even fewer would have foreseen such a wholesale change in tactical emphasis from Manchester United’s Louis Van Gaal. Out went the status quo of plodding possession fetishisation that was so painfully on display against Sheffield United on Saturday. In its stead arrived a direct, counter-attacking …

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