Rumours spread earlier this week that a Chinese consortium is interested in buying newly-promoted Premier League club Newcastle United. If the takeover was to be complete, it would put an end to current owner Mike Ashley’s controversial ten-year tenure, and, although maintaining that the Magpies are not for sale until they “win something”, it is 

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In July 2016, Newcastle United announced the signing of exciting talent Yasin Ben El-Mhanni. It was the youngster’s first break in professional football after plying his trade in the non-league for clubs Farnborough FC and Lewes FC before catching the attention of the Magpies. The 21-year-old is not the typical non-league footballer however due to 

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On the 5th June 2017, it was confirmed that former Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote had sadly passed away after collapsing during a training session with his club Beijing Enterprises Group FC. Tiote began his career with Ivorian team FC Bibo before moving on to Belgian club Anderlecht in 2005, followed by a switch to 

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After arriving at St James’ Park for a hefty fee of £13m in the summer of 2015, there were high expectations resting upon Aleksandar Mitrovic’s shoulders. The Serbian had been prolific for former club R.S.C Anderlecht, netting 44 times in 90 appearances in all competitions, prompting then-Newcastle-manager Steve McClaren to fork out for the striker 

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It certainly isn’t uncommon to welcome back a recently-relegated club back to the Premier League, especially after only spending one season down in the Championship, Newcastle United are one of the few teams to have accomplished this. It’s not even their first time: having done it back in 2009/10 as well behind the unstoppable force 

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Another day has passed and yet another couple of moves to China have transpired. The Far East really is trying to make a name for themselves, so who are the lucky few this week? Well, both are indeed exceptionally strange transfers. The first, Brazilian midfielder Hernanes, and the second – much closer to home – 

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According to reports, Everton have rejected a bid from Newcastle for James McCarthy. The bid for the 26 year old Republic of Ireland international was reportedly worth £16 million. As reported by the Daily Star: “Everton have reportedly rejected a £16m bid from Newcastle for midfielder James McCarthy. The Daily Mail claim Rafa Benitez is 

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According to reports, Crystal Palace are interested in signing Chancel Mbemba from Newcastle. The Premier League side are reportedly seeking a loan deal for the DR Congo international defender, who is currently away on AFCON duty. As reported by the Daily Star: “Crystal Palace have enquired Newcastle defender Chancel Mbemba, according to reports. And the 

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According to reports, Chelsea are eyeing a move for Newcastle keeper Karl Darlow. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is reportedly seeking the 26 year old as a possible replacement for Asmir Begovic, if the Bosnian departs this month. As reported by the Daily Star: “Chelsea are reportedly weighing up a surprise swoop for Newcastle goalkeeper Karl 

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According to reports, Cheick Tiote is eyeing a move to the Chinese Super League. The Newcastle midfielder reportedly had a deal with Chinese side Shanghai SIPG called off a year ago, but a move seems to have been relaunched with Shanghai Shenhua and the only stickler seems to be regarding wages. As reported by Chronicle 

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According to reports, Newcastle are eyeing an ambitious move for highly-rated prodigy Ante Coric. The 19 year old Croatia international has been likened to Real Madrid star Luka Modric and has been linked with the likes of Liverpool and Bayern Munich. As reported by HITC: “Nine years after falling agonisingly short in their pursuit of 

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Newcastle could be set to offer Andros Townsend an exit from his torrid spell at Crystal Palace, the Daily Star believes. Townsend had switched St. James’ Park for Selhurst Park in a £13 million move last year, but has failed to make an impact – under both Alan Pardew and Sam Allardyce.   Reluctant It’s 

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Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez has denied reports of on-loan winger Christian Atsu’s potential departure this January. The 25 year old has recently been linked with a move to Turkish league leaders Istanbul Basaksehir. As reported by the Chronicle Live: “Atsu, who is currently away in Gabon on international duty with Ghana at the Africa Cup 

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Newcastle United have a respected history when it comes to the Premier League helped the firepower they possessed up front. Can you name the Magpies’ top 5 goalscorers in each Premier League season?   Created by Sporcle Check out their website for more fascinating quizzes Follow them on Twitter @sporcle Like O-Posts on Facebook You 

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Major update — this time from the English Championship. The English FA have just handed Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey a 5-match ban and £100,000 fine for racial abuse during an incident with Wolverhampton’s Romain Saiss back in September. As reported by the BBC: “Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey has been banned for five games after 

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Newcastle hit rock bottom when they were relegated from the Premier League. With the club having no option but to offload its star players, for them to gain playing time in top flight football English clubs like Liverpool and Tottenham have reportedly shown interest in their playmaker Georginio Wijnaldum. Wijnaldum is reportedly set to leave 

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