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Newcastle United are considering Jocelyn Gourvennec as a replacement for John Carver/Alan Pardew according to L’equipe today.
News from France that a loan move to Marseille for Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa has stalled due to Newcastle refusing to subsidise more than 20% of his wages.
Christmas Eve has brought reports from France that a Yohan Cabaye PSG January move is top of the French club’s hit list.
Yoan Gouffran has revealed that the manager laid into the players after the Sunderland v Newcastle derby which gave the players a big wake up call.
‘He doesn’t really think that he will be selected for the World Cup?’
‘Why shouldn’t he? He is one of our better players and one that plays with his heart too!’
‘They Like Them Already’
‘Made in France, it’s working!’
“To play in the Premier League would be a dream come true, it’s a fantastic league and I enjoy watching it. Newcastle is a fantastic team and would be attractive to any player. I am no different”.
‘Whilst all this is happening, Hatem Ben Arfa uses his phone. Caught by Laurent Blanc who according to L’Equipe reacted by saying, “Hatem, why not call your family while you’re at it!”‘
“It’s never like war but against sunderland once you step on the last few steps before you get on the pitch, you can hear the noise and you know you’ve got to turn up!!!”
It is easy to forget that Yohan Cabaye gave up the chance of playing Champions League football with Lille to come to Newcastle, a reminder that the pull of Newcastle United is still there.
Might need help on my unhealthy obsession with Everton
Tottenham return pencilled in for Callum Wilson – What now in the meantime…?
Peter Beardsley returns to football in north east after serving FA ban
Premier League owner and chairman on Sky Sports to calm things – Imagine that?
Steve Bruce has to stop rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic – Familiarity needed