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Howzat! NUFC 100 for 1 on Newcastle transfer targets

9 years ago

United have got the flags out (see above), yes there have now been ‘officially’ 100 Newcastle transfer targets linked to the club (so far) this summer.

Whilst 99 of them have fallen by the wayside/are imminent…only Georginio Wijnaldum has spoilt an (im)perfect century.

All that news print and all those online clicks, so much and for so little.

The four new Newcastle transfer targets that have brought up the century today are as follows.

Leading off we have The Sun claiming that Liverpool midfielder Joao Teixeira could be on his way to St James Park for as little as £1.5m. The Portuguese 22 year old having played only 8 minutes of Premier League football so far for the scousers and with more signings this summer, he looks even further away from getting first team football.

Secondly we have Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega, the Argentine international having moved only a year ago for £2m from Valencia. Nevertheless, after helping Sevilla lift the Europa League, the 27 year old is allegedly on United’s shopping list.

Next we have Sporting Lisbon’s Islam Slimani, the striker is yet another who is linked with Newcastle in now multiple transfer windows. The 27 year old Algerian forward scoring 12 goals in only 16 starts (plus 5 as sub) for Sporting Lisbon in the Portuguese league last season.

Lastly (for today) we have Reading winger Garath McCleary, according to ESPN Newcastle want to buy the Jamaican 28 year old winger despite him managing only one goal in 26 Championship appearances.

I have to say it is a fitting quartet who have the honour of bringing up that 100 total, with seemingly not a chance in a million (or at least a lot more than one in a hundred) of signing for Newcastle.

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

Adomah Albert (Winger) Middlesbough

Aubameyang Pierre-Emerick (Borussia Dortmund) Striker

Austin Charlie (QPR) Striker

Ayew Andre (Marseille) Winger ***SIGNED FOR SWANSEA 10 JUNE

Bacca Carlos (Sevilla) Striker ***SIGNED FOR AC MILAN 3 JULY

Ba Demba (Besiktas) Striker ***SIGNED FOR SHANGHAI SHENHUA 28 JUNE

Balotelli Mario (Liverpool) Striker

Bamford Patrick (Chelsea) Striker

Banega Ever (Sevilla) Midfielder

Beck Andreas (Hoffenheim) Defender ***SIGNED FOR BESIKTAS 4 JULY

Berahino Saido (West Brom) Striker

Berisha Veton (Viking) Striker ***SIGNED FOR GREUTHER FURTH 1 JULY

Bolasie Yannick (Crystal Palace) Winger

Byram Sam (Leeds) Defender

Cabaye Yohan (PSG) Midfielder ***SIGNED FOR CRYSTAL PALACE 10 JULY

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 ***SIGNED FOR REAL SOCIEDAD 3 JULY

Cousins Jordan (Charlton) Midfielder

Dawson Craig (West Brom) Defender

Deeney Troy (Watford) Striker

Denayer Jason (Manchester City) Defender

Dost Bas (Wolfsburg) Striker

Downing Stewart (West Ham) Winger

Dunk Lewis (Brighton) Defender

Dyer Nathan (Swansea) Winger

Elmohamady Ahmed (Hull) Winger

Evans Jonny (Manchester United) Defender

Fer Leroy (QPR) Midfielder

Fox Morgan (Charlton) Defender

Furlong Darnell (QPR) Defender

Gameiro Kevin (Sevilla) Striker

Ghoulam Faouzi (Napoli) Defender

Gignac Andre-Pierre (Marseille) Striker ***SIGNED FOR TIGRES UANL 18 JUNE

Ginnelly Josh (Shrewsbury) Winger

Gomez Joe (Charlton) Defender ***SIGNED FOR LIVERPOOL 20 JUNE

Gueye Idrissa (Lille) Midfielder ***SIGNED FOR ASTON VILLA 13 JULY

Heaton Tom (Burnley) Goalkeeper

Hernandez Abel (Hull) Striker

Hughes Will (Derby) Midfielder

Ighalo Odion (Watford) Striker

Ince Tom (Hull) Winger ***SIGNED FOR DERBY 3 JULY

Ings Danny (Burnley) Striker ***SIGNED FOR LIVERPOOL 8 JUNE

Isla Mauricio (Juventus) Defender/Wing-back/Midfielder

Juanmi (Malaga) Striker ***SIGNED FOR SOUTHAMPTON 17 JUNE

Kace Ergys (PAOK) Midfielder

Kante Ngolo (Caen) Midfielder

Keogh Richard (Derby) Defender

Konate Moussa (FC Sion) Striker

Konoplyanka Yehven (Dnipro) Winger ***SIGNED FOR SEVILLA 9 JULY

Krejci Ladislav (Sparta Prague) Winger

Lambert Rickie (Liverpool) Striker

Lemina Marco (Marseille) Midfielder

Lingard Jesse (Manchester United) Midfielder

Mascarell Omar (Real Madrid) Midfielder)

Matip Joel (Schalke) Defender

Martin Chris (Derby County) Striker

Mbemba Chancel (Anderlecht) Defender

McCarthy Alex (QPR) Goalkeeper

McClean James (Wigan) Winger ***SIGNED FOR WEST BROM 22 JUNE

McCleary Garath (Reading) winger

Mere Jorge (Sporting Gijon) Defender

Mings Tyrone (Ipswich) Defender ***SIGNED FOR BOURNEMOUTH 26 JUNE

Mitrovic Aleksandar (Anderlecht) Striker

N’Doye Dame (Hull) Striker

Ocampos Lucas (Monaco) Winger

Okaka Stefano (Sampdoria) Striker

Pato Alexandre (Sao Paolo) Striker

Payet Dimitri (Marseille) Midfielder ***SIGNED FOR WEST HAM 26 JUNE

Pedranza Alfonso (Villarreal) Winger

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

Rudiger Antonio (Stuttgart) Defender

Sakho Diafra (West Ham) Striker

Sako Bakary (Wolves) Winger

Sam Sidney (Shalke) Striker

Sanson Morgan (Montpellier) Midfielder

Schar Fabian (Basel) Defender ***SIGNED FOR HOFFENHEIM

Sepe Luigi (Napoli) Goalkeeper

Slimani Islam (Sporting Lisbon) Striker

Teixeira Joao (Liverpool) Midfielder

Thauvin Florian (Marseille) Winger

Toney Ivan (Northampton) Striker

Townsend Andros (Tottenham) Winger

Tshibola Aaron (Reading) Midfielder

Van Ginkel Marco (Chelsea) Midfielder

Veltman Joel (Ajax) Defender

Wass Daniel (Evian) Midfielder ***SIGNED FOR CELTA VIGO 22 JUNE

Wijnaldum Georginio (PSV) Midfielder – SIGNED FOR NEWCASTLE(!!!!!) 11 JULY

Wilson James (Manchester United) Striker


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