Barton reveals how close he came to joining Arsenal Joey Barton has confirmed that Arsenal were interested in signing him when he left Newcastle in 2011.
Now at Burnley, Barton spent much of his career at Newcastle, where he won the Championship title in 2010. 17/01 10:28
Klopp refuses to grant Liverpool winger loan move Jurgen Klopp has refused to allow Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo to move on loan as he wants to keep a big squad, according to reports.
Newcastle were understood to be interested in the youngster’s services and had hoped to take him on loan for the rest of the season. 17/01 08:59
Shearer: If Costa starts affecting dressing room, Chelsea have to get rid Former Newcastle star Alan Shearer believes Premier League leaders Chelsea must sell Diego Costa if his behaviour starts affecting the dressing room in their quest to win the championship.
The 28-year-old was the subject of a lucrative bid from a Chinese Super League club earlier in the week. 15/01 20:41
Newcastle consider re-signing Andros Townsend from Crystal Palace Rafa Benitez looks to strengthen his squad as Championship title race heats up
Newcastle went top of the table after a hard-fought 2-1 win over Brentford
But manager Benitez wary of challenge from Brighton, Leeds and Reading
Tonwsend left for Crystal Palace last summer in a £13m deal following releg 15/01 01:10