- Current club: Newcastle United
- Date of Birth: 12 October 1981
- Birthplace: Zaria, Zaria, Nigeria
- Position: Forward, Striker
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Newcastle to welcome Shola Ameobi and the Premier League Trophy Tour bus this Saturday
of winning a behind-the-scenes Premier League media day experience. A photo opportunity with the Premier League trophy will be no doubt in
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Norwich City will offer a pay as you play contract to former Newcastle and Crystal Palace striker Shola Ameobi. The striker is currently out of contract.
Crystal Palace have acquired the services of former Newcastle United star Shola Ameobi on a free transfer.
West Bromwich Albion are closing in on the signing of Nigerian striker Shola Ameobi on a free transfer.
Newcastle have enforced their reputation as one of the Premier League's stingiest clubs in recent seasons, but under fan pressure the Toon Army have spent big so far this summer.
Long serving Newcastle striker Shola Ameobi is hoping to earn himself a new contract at St James' Park. The forward has indicated that he wants to extend his 18 year stay at the Toon Army.
Arsenal's on-loan striker Joel Campbell is apparently attracting interest from Newcastle United, as per the Daily Star.
Newcastle United are reportedly considering making a move for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette in the summer, according to sources in France.
Fenerbahce have failed to land the services of Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse before the Turkish transfer deadline.
Premier League club Newcastle United have confirmed the signing of Dutch international striker Luuk de Jong on loan for the rest of the season from Bundesliga club Borussia Monchengladbach. The club were also linked with the striker while he was at FC Twente but he instead opted to join Gladbach.
Dutch striker Luuk De Jong is set to have his medical with Premier League side Newcastle United today. The club were in for De Jong when he was on the books of FC Twente before he chose to join German club Borussia Monchengladbach.
Newcastle United are eyeing a move for Dutch striker Luuk de Jong who currently plays for German club Borussia Monchengladbach.
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has said that he is in no rush to sell Senegalese forward Cisse after his long standing goal draught
Newcastle United are reportedly ready to ramp up their interest in QPR striker Loic Remy, shortly after pulling out of Bafetimbi Gomis talks. According to the Newcastle Chronicle, the club has intensified its pursuit of Remy in past 24 hours.
Newcastle United are believed to have dropped their interest in signing Olympique Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis according to Sky sources.
Newcastle have already changed their attentions away from Loic Remy, who looks set to join QPR instead of the Toon, and now have eyed Gabon international striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The St. Etienne forward has been told that he is free to leave the club in the January transfer window.
Newcastle could be handed a boost with the impending return of striker Shola Ameobi from a fractured cheek-bone. The 29-year old was in Detroit last week to see specialist Jeremy Murray and there is a high chance that Ameobi will use a protective mask in order to make an early return to the first team. The striker is keen to return to action but understands he needs to be careful.
Newcastle United chief Joe Kinnear has admitted his side face a real battle to stave off the threat of relegation this season after the 2-1 defeat at Manchester City.
It might only be the Carling Cup third round but Wednesday night's tussle between strugglers Newcastle and Tottenham is massively important for both sides.
Steve McClaren's first signing since being appointed the new boss of FC Twente in the Eredivisie could well be the Newcastle United forward Shola Ameobi; who has been linked with a summer exit for over a month.
Steven Denos, Shola Ameobi's agent, has revealed that there have not been any offers to Newcastle for the England under 21 striker yet. It is understood that Ipswich and Stoke City are both interested in the player.