Rolando Aarons’ frustrating time at Newcastle United will soon end

According to the Examiner, Rolando Aarons will finally leave Newcastle United in January with Huddersfield Town expected to seal a deal for the player in January. The Terriers are believed to have been close to signing him in the summer only for the deal to fall at the final hurdle and champion the player as their ‘top target’. The 24-year-old winger has failed to wholly convince despite an…

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Miguel Almiron could have left Newcastle United this summer

Speaking to Paraguayan radio station Futgol 970 (via Roberto Rojas), the agent of Miguel Almiron has revealed that Atletico Madrid were interested in a move for the player and that he could have left Newcastle United had it not been for the coronavirus epidemic. The Magpies’ record signing at the time, his £21m arrival in January 2019 from Atlanta hasn’t exactly gone to plan. While there have been…

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Newcastle stats make for grim reading once again

Though the piece in question is about Arsenal, The Athletic‘s Chris Waugh pointed out a real worry for Newcastle United. Indeed, as per the graphic below, the Magpies rank the lowest in the Premier League for the number of ball possessions that actually end up in the attacking third per game. This is a piece about #AFC but the graphic has #NUFC on it & it's alarming. It shows the number of…

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Newcastle United want to rush Miguel Almiron back

According to the Chronicle, Newcastle United are keen on ensuring Miguel Almiron is back in training by early next week following his suspension on international duty. The Paraguayan was booked late on during his country’s drawn World Cup Qualifier with Lionel Messi’s Argentina and will therefore miss their game with Bolivia on Tuesday evening. Obviously, getting Almiron back earlier has to be…

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Newcastle United keen on Denzel Dumfries

According to the Chronicle, Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce keeps a constant eye on the performances of Denzel Dumfries. The PSV star is reportedly being watched by a number of Premier League sides and stars at right-back, a problem position for the Magpies. Indeed, the signing of Jamal Lewis has helped give the Toon Army a new lease of life on the left of defence (no one in defence has…

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Chris Kirkland on the ‘absurd’ idea of seeing Mauricio Pochettino at Newcastle

Speaking to This is Futbol, Chris Kirkland has revealed he believes it would be ‘absurd’ for Mauricio Pochettino to move to Newcastle United should a Saudi Arabian takeover be approved. The Argentine was strongly linked with the Magpies had they been taken over after he was sacked by Tottenham Hotspur as a big-name replacement for Steve Bruce. Obviously, that never happened but the thought of such…

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Dwight Gayle making good progress on knee injury

Within The Athletic‘s update in regards to Callum Wilson’s injury, they do reveal some interesting news in regards to another Newcastle United striker. With the latest news on Wilson’s injury as good as it can be given he’s not expected to need surgery, they reveal Dwight Gayle is making ‘positive progress’ on the knee injury that has ruled him out of action since the Magpies’ pre-season training…

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Yoshinori Muto’s wages are a worry for Newcastle amid Eibar struggles

The Chronicle recently wrote of Yoshinori Muto’s struggles with Eibar after joining them on loan over the course of the summer though, towards the end of the article, note something even more concerning that that. Indeed, according to their report, the Japanese international was picking up a £54k-per-week salary at St. James’ Park prior to leaving on loan. It’s not clear as to what percentage the…

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Newcastle injury news: Positives emerge from Callum Wilson’s scan

Thankfully for Newcastle United, the miserable loss away at Southampton doesn’t appear to be compounded with more bad news. That’s because, according to The Athletic, star striker Callum Wilson’s hamstring injury is not deemed to be overly serious following a scan and the 28-year-old could reportedly have an ‘outside chance’ of playing against Chelsea on November 21st when the Premier League…

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Alarming Miguel Almiron stats sum up his struggles

To say it’s been a difficult season for Miguel Almiron would be an understatement. A good performance away at Wolves aside, the midfielder has been in and out of the side as Steve Bruce chops and changes his shape from one game to another, making only four starts during the seven Premier League games so far. At fault for Southampton’s opening goal in the miserable loss on Friday night…

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