“A dog, a real dog leaves us after 19 years at the club….. to join his accomplice Yohan Cabaye” (MD is nicknamed ‘The Dog’ due to his combative nature on the pitch).
“MD is a 100% Lillois (equivalent to us as Geordie)”.
With nobody signing on the dotted line as yet, the players have now taken their involvement to another level. As Mike Ashley hasn’t opened the purse strings as yet, the players are now having their own whip round to bring in some new players.
It is easy to forget but just twelve months ago it was reported as a done deal that Sochaux’s Modibo Maiga was moving to St.James’ Park, only for the deal to mysteriously collapse at the last second with vague claims of a problem with his medical.
For a ‘wee club in the north east’, Newcastle United seem to make an inordinate number of headlines. With January racing towards us, Alan Pardew talks about the transfer situation with Demba Ba and Fergie-gate.
We have learnt down the years that when you travel away with Newcastle United, it is best to get on with enjoying yourselves and then worry about the result later. Here we have a new European travelling take on the ‘Don’t Sell Cabaye’ song.