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Alan Pardew has launched a shock bid to bring Demba Ba back to Newcastle.
The Magpies are keen to seal a season-long loan for the Senegal international striker just seven months after selling him to Chelsea for £7million after the London club activated a release clause in his contract.
The two clubs are in talks over the prolific 28-year-old who scored 29 goals in 54 games during a successful 18-month spell on Tyneside.
Ba has scored six goals in 23 appearances for Chelsea but has been told he isn’t guaranteed a regular starting role under new manager Jose Mourinho.
He will be pushed further down the pecking order if as expected the Blues complete the signing of Anzhi Makhachkala forward Samuel Eto’o.
Newcastle could face competition from Qatar side Al-Jaish in their bid to team Ba up with Senegal team-mate Papiss Cisse for a second time.
The striker’s £70000-a-week wages are likely to be the major stumbling block but Pardew is desperate to bring in additional firepower before...
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Nigerian striker Shola Ameobi
Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew says Shola Ameobi has been lifted by his Nigeria selection.
The striker was on the mark in their Capital One Cup win at Morecambe.
Pardew said: “He’s actually looked the best I have seen him in this pre-season. I think the Nigeria selection has actually given him a boost, I can see that in his eyes.
“He is looking...
Newcastle did not play well in the first half at Morecambe tonight, when the home team were the better side and had the better chances. A pensive Alan Pardew at Morecambe But in the second half it seemed to us Newcastle extra fitness started to tell sand the introduction of Shola Ameobi and then Ben […]
Vurnon Anita sat out last night’s game at Morecambe, but is likely to start on Saturday against Fulham, and let’s hope we get another solid game from the Dutchman, like he produced last Saturday against West Ham, when he was the best player on the field for Newcastle. Vurnon Anita – played very well last […]
With Alan Pardew talking about Newcastle possibly bringing in some flair players today, we suggested this morning that Newcastle may be after 20 year-old Lille midfielder Florian Thauvin. Florian Thauvin – why are we bidding so high for this player? And there is news that Newcastle have made a massive €12M (£10.2M) bid for the […]
Alan Pardew said that if Newcastle couldn’t get another striker through the door before next Monday night – then he would need to recall Adam Campbell from Carlisle United, and add him the strike force at Newcastle. Adam Campbell – back from short loan spell at Carlisle United Adam went on loan to Carlisle United […]
Newcastle play Morecambe FC tomorrow night at 7:45 pm, and we are hoping that Alan Pardew can field a strong side tomorrow night at the Globe Arena, so we have a chance to progress to the third round of the Capital One Cup. The League Cup is our best chance to win a trophy for […]
Newcastle take on Morecambe this evening in the second round of the Capital One Cup, and manager Alan Pardew will give chances to his fringe players, and he has warned them they will need to take their chance. Last season Newcastle were let down by a number of their younger players and fringe players, and […]
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has lined up Wigan midfielder James McCarthy to fill Yohan Cabaye's shoes.
Pardew has joined Everton in the battle to sign the Republic of Ireland international with the relegated FA Cup winners' chairman Dave Whelan demanding around £15m.
Everton's ex-Latics boss Roberto Martinez - and the Magpies - are likely to value the 22-year-old at...
Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye is now likely to make his first appearance of the season for Newcastle against Fulham on Saturday, and that’s according to Alan Pardew at his press conference held earlier today for the Fulham game. Yohan Cabaye – when he used to play for Newcastle – at Blackpool Obviously Alan was […]
After navigating Newcastle to a good win last night at Morecambe, after it looked that we could could go out at the first hurdle in that dour first half, Alan Pardew will be meeting today with Yohan Cabaye’s representatives, to try to work out some solution to the problem. Yohan Cabaye with Bigirimana (the joker) […]
Newcastle United are keen on Andre Ayew for a move to the Tyne side
English side Newcastle United are hoping to seal a move for Ghana winger Andre Ayew before the close of the transfer window Saturday.
The Magpies Chief Scout Joe Kinnear was in the stands at the Stade du Hainaut in Valenciennes to watch the 23-year-old in action for Marseille last weekend and has recommended him...