- Current club: Sheffield Wednesday
- Date of Birth: 31 December 1960
- Birthplace: Corbridge, Corbridge, England
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Newcastle United have reportedly earmarked Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka as a potential target for the winter transfer window.
The new Premier League season is still relatively young, but the table is already starting to take shape. It looks like Liverpool and Man City are going to compete for the title once again, but what about the teams at the foot of the table? Will the newcomers go straight back down or will some of the well-established clubs find themselves in trouble?
Premier League side Newcastle United are reportedly planning a loan proposal for Chelsea defender Reece James when the transfer window reopens.
Lille striker Victor Osimhen could be offered a route to the Premier League through Newcastle United, who are keen on bolstering their strikeforce.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has expressed his pleasure after the Blues registered a slender 1-0 triumph over Newcastle United in the Premier League on Saturday.
Manchester United defender Axel Tuanzebe could make a loan move to Newcastle United this summer, should the Red Devils manage to land the signature of Leicester City's Harry Maguire.
Despite having lost Rafa Benitez, Newcastle owner Mike Ashley insists that contract talks were under way with the popular Spanish coach. Ashley revealed that he offered a long-term contract to the former Liverpool and Chelsea manager.
Rafa Benitez has had a remarkable career, which started with a firm managerial grounding at Spanish super club Real Madrid, where he was an assistant manager, amongst other coaching roles. The Spaniard would go on to manage Real Valladolid, Osasuna, Extremadura, who he led to promotion, and Valencia, who would win La Liga twice under his leadership. Outside of Spain, he’s led Liverpool to glory in the UEFA Champions League; Chelsea to UEFA Europa League glory; won the Italian Super Cup and Coppa Italia with Napoli; and lifted the Italian Super Cup and the FIFA World Club Cup with Inter Milan.
Newcastle United have wrapped up a deal to sign Hoffenheim striker Joelinton today for a fee of 35 million euros. The German club have decided to cash in on the Brazilian striker and Premier League side Newcastle have agreed a fee and will now discuss personal terms with the striker.
Newcastle United are locked in talks with German side 1899 Hoffenheim regarding a transfer move for Brazilian 22-year-old attacker Joelinton. The Toon Army are to move quickly to sign the centre forward on a reported three year contract.
Manchester United have reportedly dropped their interest in signing Sean Longstaff from Newcastle United after being quoted with a £50m asking price.
It’s that time of year again. The regular season has finished, Championship fans are elated that they’ve made it through the semis and within days one of the biggest- and most exciting- matches in English football is set to take place at Wembley, the home of English football.
Manchester United favourite Paul Ince has said that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is being overly appreciated for his efforts with the Red Devils and he could have done a similar role, had he been offered the managerial position.
Monaco have sacked coach Leonardo Jardim as reports suggest that Arsenal legend Thierry Henry could be set to replace him.
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is a surprise managerial target for Aston Villa. Having fired coach Steve Bruce just last week, the Villans are on the look out for a replacement as soon as possible and after a dip in form at the Scottish club several news outlets have linked Rodgers with a move back to England.
Steve Bruce has been removed from his role as Aston Villa manager after a disappointing start to the season in the Championship. Despite Bruce's best efforts to cling on to his role, Bruce had been axed from Villa after fans expressed continued disappointment with the progress of the club so far this season.
Aston Villa and Watford are reportedly considering the prospect of signing Gary Cahill on a free transfer from Chelsea at the conclusion of the current campaign.
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce is interested in re-signing former Chelsea captain John Terry, according to the Sun.
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce has confirmed that the club are close to the loan signing of Yannick Bolasie from Premier League side Everton.
Arsenal manager Thierry Henry is reportedly among the candidates being considered to succeed Gus Poyet as the next Bordeaux head coach.