Newcastle United have sent promising youngster Kell Watts on a loan deal to Stevenage FC. The Academy product had an excellent campaign last term and was promoted to the first team in pre-season. He played for United in their Premier League Asia Trophy match with Wolverhampton Wanderers last month. But after talks with Ben Dawson and loan manager Shola Ameobi he has been assigned to a season long loan with the League Two outfit. A statement from Stevenage read: “Watts has signed for Stevenage Football Club on a season long loan... “The 19 year old arrives from Newcastle United, where he played in all 41 matches at under-23 level for the club last season, scoring six times. “Primarily a left footed centre-back, Watts has been brought in to help reinforce Dino Maamria’s defensive unit.” … [Read more...] about Newcastle United youngster Kell Watts joins Stevenage on loan
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Hello and welcome to the Newcastle United live blog on Friday, June 28. As the days flew by in the final months of Rafa Benitez contract, club chiefs always maintained their priority was to extend the Spaniard's deal so they had no Plan B target. That means they have started their hunt for a new boss from scratch and time is of the essence ahead of the Magpies' first pre-season friendly on July 17. A number of up and coming coaches have been linked with the role, including Steven Gerrard, Patrick Vieira and Mikel Arteta, as any talk of a takeover takes a back seat on Tyneside. Stick with us for all the latest reaction from St James' Park and remember to follow our Instagram account (@ChronicleNUFC) and our NEW transfers Facebook group where you can get notifications to your phone when anything happens. Read More Rafa Benitez leaves Newcastle United Key Events Reports - Sérgio Conceição has a HUGE release clause 10:19 19:39 Signing off with our top … [Read more...] about Newcastle United news RECAP
Former Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez has left Newcastle United. The 59-year-old who steered the Reds to the Champions League in his first season at Anfield in 2005 and to an FA Cup victory the following year had been in charge of the Magpies since March 2016. Even though he departed Liverpool back in 2010 – making a £96,000 donation to the Hillsborough Family Support Group following his exit – Madrid-born Benitez has retained a family home on Merseyside for 15 years with his wife Montse and children settled in Wirral. Read more about Benitez's departure from Newcastle HERE Newcastle United have issued the following club statement: “It is with disappointment that we announce manager Rafael Benítez will leave Newcastle United upon the expiry of his contract on 30th June 2019. “We have worked hard to extend Rafa’s contract over a significant period of time, however it has not been- and will not be - possible to reach an agreement with … [Read more...] about Former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez leaves Newcastle United
Hello and welcome to the Newcastle United live blog for Sunday, June 16. The 2019/20 Premier League fixtures are out, and season tickets have gone on sale, but the uncertainty continues at St James' Park as Rafa Benitez enters the final two weeks of his contract. At boardroom level, too, Mike Ashley is still awaiting a formal bid from Sheikh Khaled and the Bin Zayed Group. That ongoing uncertainty is affecting what the club can do in the transfer market and Aston Villa are set to sign Newcastle target Wesley Moraes for £22m. Newcastle players are due back for pre-season training at Benton on July 4. Stick with us for all the latest from St James' Park and remember to follow our Instagram account ( @ChronicleNUFC ) and our NEW transfers Facebook group where you can get notifications to your phone when anything happens. Newcastle United Dubai takeover link Newcastle United were the subject of a huge claim that they were about to be sold for £350million. Here's the latest on … [Read more...] about Newcastle United takeover news and transfers RECAP
For almost the entirety of Mike Ashley's time at Newcastle United, the fans have wanted him gone - now they might be closer than ever to getting their wish. Takeover talks between the club and Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan, a cousin of Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour, have been confirmed, with a figure of around £350m reported, reports Perspecs. The Bin Zayed Group released a statement saying they had "agreed terms" with Ashley, so is his control of Newcastle coming to an end? The Claim With club and prospective buyer confirming the talks and the latter party announcing a deal has been agreed, this one would appear to be serious. It would be embarrassing to talk about building the club only for the deal to collapse. If Sheikh Khaled's family is rich enough to have bought and bankrolled Man City's recent years then they've got the money to buy Newcastle, this deal won't be sunk through lack of funds. With Mike Ashley gone and the Bin Zayed Group in charge, fans will … [Read more...] about Will Newcastle United FC be free of Mike Ashley at last?