Rubbish Newcastle transfer news: 71 targets – 70 days to go
Welcome to our daily rubbish Newcastle transfer news service, featuring all the players NUFC are ‘buying’ (including proposed loan deals) this summer.
We will update you each day and try to keep you abreast of all these exciting transfers that aren’t going to happen (as well as the handful that hopefully will…).
With 70 days until the transfer window closes, we have two more names to add to the running total, making a new total of 71 Newcastle have been linked with. A bit of a tipping point as the ‘targets’ outnumber the total of shopping days left before the transfer window slams shut.
The two added to the growing list today’s offerings are both strikers.
Robin Knoche has been linked with a Newcastle move, the Wolfsburg centre-half playing 27 Bundesliga matches last season as the German club finished second and qualified for the Champions League. So you wouldn’t imagine the 23 year old German Under 21 international being desperate to get away, unless his club are using CL qualification to try and upgrade.
First up we have Rickie Lambert, made his name at Southampton and then was a surprise signing for Brendan Rodgers at Liverpool.
The Winner Sports website claim that Newcastle could look to take Lambert on either a loan or permanent move. The striker appears a ‘little’ too old at 33 for Mike Ashley’s tastes but with only 7 Premier League starts (plus 18 as a sub) last season, Rickie Lambert may well be looking for more regular football….though unlikely to be getting it at St James Park.
Secondly, we have 22 year old Uruguayan striker Diego Rolan, a name that the Chronicle have come up with.
Rolan signed for Bordeaux in the same transfer window (January 2013) when we were landed with Yoan Gouffran from the French club. For just over £2m, Diego Rolan was brought over from Uruguay as a 19 year old and after finally finding his feet, last season the striker scored 15 Ligue 1 goals in only 28 starts (plus another 8 as a sub).
To try and keep some kind of order, the players are listed in alphabetical order by surname, then first/other names, the club they are/were at when Newcastle were linked with them, then finally the club they have ended up signing for (if any).
Please let us know of any that we have missed out as we go along and especially if you notice if any on the list actually sign for a club and we haven’t added that information.
Abdennour Aymen (Monaco) Defender
Aubameyang Pierre-Emerick (Borussia Dortmund) Striker
Austin Charlie (QPR) Striker
Ayew Andre (Marseille) Winger ***SIGNED FOR SWANSEA 10 JUNE
Bacca Carlos (Sevilla) Striker
Ba Demba (Besiktas) Striker
Bamford Patrick (Chelsea) Striker
Beck Andreas (Hoffenheim) Defender
Berahino Saido (West Brom) Striker
Berisha Veton (Viking) Striker
Bolasie Yannick (Crystal Palace) Winger
Byram Sam (Leeds) Defender
Cabaye Yohan (PSG) Midfielder
Carroll Andy (West Ham) Striker
Chester James (Hull) Defender
Cissako Yarouba (Monaco) Defender
Cleverley Tom(Manchester United) Midfielder ***SIGNED FOR EVERTON 5 JUNE
Cole Ashley (AS Roma) Defender
Concha David (Racing Santander) Winger
Cousins Jordan (Charlton) Midfielder
Deeney Troy (Watford) Striker
Denayer Jason (Manchester City) Defender
Dost Bas (Wolfsburg) Striker
Dunk Lewis (Brighton) Defender
Elmohamady Ahmed (Hull) Winger
Fer Leroy (QPR) Midfielder
Fox Morgan (Charlton) Defender
Furlong Darnell (QPR) Defender
Gameiro Kevin (Sevilla) Striker
Gignac Andre-Pierre (Marseille) Striker ***SIGNED FOR TIGRES UANL 18 JUNE
Ginnelly Josh (Shrewsbury) Winger
Gomez Joe (Charlton) Defender ***SIGNED FOR LIVERPOOL 20 JUNE
Heaton Tom (Burnley) Goalkeeper
Hernandez Abel (Hull) Striker
Hughes Will (Derby) Midfielder
Ighalo Odion (Watford) Striker
Ince Tom (Hull) Winger
Ings Danny (Burnley) Striker ***SIGNED FOR LIVERPOOL 8 JUNE
Juanmi (Malaga) Striker ***SIGNED FOR SOUTHAMPTON 17 JUNE
Konate Moussa (FC Sion) Striker
Krejci Ladislav (Sparta Prague) Winger
Lambert Rickie (Liverpool) Striker
Lingard Jesse (Manchester United) Midfielder
Matip Joel (Schalke) Defender
Mbemba Chancel (Anderlecht) Defender
McClean James (Wigan) Winger
Mere Jorge (Sporting Gijon) Defender
Mings Tyrone (Ipswich) Defender
Mitrovic Aleksandar (Anderlecht) Striker
N’Doye Dame (Hull) Striker
Pato Alexandre (Sao Paolo) Striker
Payet Dimitri (Marseille) Midfielder
Promes Quincy (Spartak Moscow) Winger
Ramirez Sandro (Barcelona) Striker
Remy Loic (Chelsea) Striker
Richards Micah (Manchester City) ***SIGNED FOR ASTON VILLA 17 JUNE
Rhodes Jordan (Blackburn) Striker
Rolan Diego (Bordeaux) Striker
Sakho Diafra (West Ham) Striker
Sam Sidney (Shalke) Striker
Sanson Morgan (Montpellier) Midfielder
Schar Fabian (Basel) Defender
Sepe Luigi (Napoli) Goalkeeper
Thauvin Florian (Marseille) Winger
Townsend Andros (Tottenham) Winger
Van Ginkel Marco (Chelsea) Midfielder
Wass Daniel (Evian) Midfielder
Wijnaldum Georginio (PSV) Midfielder
Wilson James (Manchester United) Striker
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