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Outgoing transfers: Newcastle “can’t sell players”

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With countless stars linked to Newcastle United this summer, the club will need to part with players to finance and make space for new signings. Few players will be keen to leave a club with huge ambitions and resources, and so this is not proving easy.

According to Sky Sports journalist Michael Bridge, Newcastle United “can’t sell players” this transfer window. The club are apparently “desperate” to offload some of their squad as they bring new talent in.

Midfielder Isaac Hayden left Newcastle on a season-long loan to Norwich earlier in the month. Several of his teammates are likely to follow him out of St  James’ Park this summer.

Left back Jamal Lewis is one of the players touted to move on. He has dropped down Howe’s list since Newcastle signed Matt Targett from Aston Villa, making his January loan permanent. After an injury, Lewis was left out of Newcastle’s 25 man squad in January. Earlier in the year Football Insider reported that he could leave for an £8 million fee.

Miguel Almiron is another potential departure who could be difficult to get rid of. His agent has made clear that Almiron wants to stay, and has a release clause in his contract of £60 million. The winger made 30 League appearances for the Magpies last season, scoring only once – a Goal-of-the-Month worldie against Crystal Palace. Once Newcastle’s record signing, the Paraguayan is likely to remain next season.

United captain Jamaal Lascelles has also been linked with an exit. In particular, the centre-back has been rumoured to be returning to former club Nottingham Forest. Newcastle are supposedly interested in signing Sven Botman or Nathan Ake in defence. This competition could free up space for Lascelles to leave. Slow movement on those transfers means a decision on Lascelles fate might have to wait.

Newcastle have also let go a number of academy graduates who failed to break into the first team. Oisin McEntee joined Walsall on a free, while Mohammed Sangare was released and returned to Accrington Stanley where he previously spent a loan spell. Morpeth born Jack Young has also made a loan at Wycombe Wanderers permanent.

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Newcastle target rejects Everton move following £45m bid.

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Everton have made a £40million bid with £5m in add-ons to sign Connor Gallagher from Chelsea.

This comes after Newcastle completed the signing of Anthony Gordon, the club’s second most expensive transfer behind Alexander Isak.

Everton received an initial fee of £40m plus add-ons that could increase the deal to £45m.

The Toffees currently sit 19th in the Premier League and are looking to reinvest the money from the Gordon deal to sign much-needed players under newly appointed manager Sean Dyche. 

But, multiple sources have reported today that Gallagher is not actively pushing for a move and has no intention of going to Goodison Park. However, with Chelsea having met the record-breaking €120m release clause for World Cup winner Enzo Fernandez, Gallagher may be forced to leave the club if the transfer is complete.

This leaves Newcastle an option as the player would prefer a move to a top-six club.

This morning, Eddie Howe said, “We’ll see what we can do to try & bring a player in. There’s no guarantees. In terms of permanent signings, it will be very difficult. We’ll look at a potential loan. But it’s got to be the right player & not one for the sake of it”.

Due to financial fair play, the only way Newcastle could sign the player is through a loan, with an obligation to buy the player for at least £45m, the same price they paid for Anthony Gordon.

Gallagher has been playing regular Premier League football over the last two seasons. Since returning to his parent club Chelsea, the 22-year-old has been linked with a move away to numerous Premier League clubs.

Last season he was named Crystal Palace’s Player of the Season by their fans. He also won the Player of the Month award twice, Goal of the Month once, and was awarded the Young Player of Year at the 2022 London Football Awards.

In the same season, he made 36 appearances scoring eight goals and registering three assists that earned Palace a 12th-place finish, one point behind Newcastle.

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Transfer News: Newcastle Sign Everton Winger Anthony Gordon In 45m Deal

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Newcastle United have agreed to sign Everton winger Anthony Gordon for an initial fee of £40,000,000, which could rise to £45,000,000 with add-ons

Sky Sports understands that personal terms between Newcastle United and Gordan’s representatives are still ongoing, but both parties are confident of reaching an agreement.

The Magpies’ were interested in bringing Gordon to St James’ Park in the summer. However, both clubs were far apart on valuations for the player.

The 21-year-old has failed to attend training at Finch Farm for the last three days after making it clear he wants to move away from Goodison Park.

Chelsea were interested in bringing Gordon to Stamford Bridge in the summer and were willing to pay up to £60,000,000 for the wide-man’s services. However, Everton were reluctant to let their talisman leave before the start of the 2022/2023 Premier League season.

Gordon has scored just 3 goals in 16 Premier League appearances (12 starts) this season for the struggling Toffees, who currently sit second bottom of the table.

That said, the former Preston North End loanee had his best campaign last season, playing a major part in Everton’s Premier League survival.

The Everton academy graduate had 6 goal involvements in 35 Premier League games (25 starts) last season, which was the first season he had a consistent run of games.

It’s clear that Gordon has a significant amount of potential, and with Eddie Howe at the helm, Newcastle could be getting a very exciting player.

We have seen an unbelievable transformation in many players’ performances since Eddie Howe took charge in November 2021, with the most obvious transformation being Joelinton’s positional change.

The Liverpool-born winger can play in several forward positions, which is the type of player Eddie Howe has been keen to add during the January window, especially after Chris Wood’s loan departure to Nottingham Forest.

Joelinton is currently being deployed as a left-winger, with Allan Saint-Maximin in the process of regaining match fitness.

The addition of Gordon could see Joelinton be moved back to his preferred position as a box-to-box midfielder. This would see one of Sean Longstaff or Joe Willock drop out of the eleven, with Bruno Guimarães making that number 6 role untouchable.

Four days remain of the January transfer window, and it is yet to be seen if Anthony Gordon is the only player The Toon are adding to their ranks.

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Gary Lineker shocked as ‘adult noices played on BBC Live on air!

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Viewers on Tuesday night prior to the FA cup football games were left shocked and confused as noises of an adult nature were played in the BBC studio – Live on air!

 

Gary Lineker reacted fast to try to address and cover up the noise before going live to Alan Shearer.

 

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