All the latest Newcastle United transfer news, rumors and gossip now that the £ 300million takeover of the northeastern club is over, with a Saudi-led consortium ending ownership of 14 years of Mike Ashley on the Magpies.
Steve Bruce remained in his role for the New Age opener – a 3-2 loss to Tottenham which marked his 1,000th game as manager – but ultimately left the club after much speculation days later.
There are now discussions about who will replace him at Tyneside – as well as who the Magpies could sign when the January transfer window reopens for business.
Ten Hag, Fonseca, Simeone and Rooney: which managers has Newcastle been linked with?
Newcastle new owners will need to launch a convincing charm offensive to lure Ajax coach Erik ten Hag to Tyneside (Sunday mirror, October 31).
Newcastle will speed up the process of appointing a new manager and sporting director after the £ 305million club buyout by Saudi Arabia (Sunday opening hours, October 31).
Jean-Terry was backed in betting to become Newcastle’s next manager and is now in the top five of the market (The sun, October 30).
Newcastle are ready to do Erik Ten Hag one of the highest paid managers in the Premier League. The report states that the new owners of the Toon have polled the Dutchman to replace Steve Bruce, but despite the carrot of an advertised £ 6million a year after-tax salary, Ten Hag is apparently reluctant to leave Ajax (Daily mail, October 28).
Newcastle is on offer Paulo fonseca £ 6million per season after impressing Amanda Staveley in an interview (The telegraph of the day, October 22). Fonseca has emerged as a candidate for the Newcastle management post (Sky Sports News, October 20). The ex-Roma manager has had talks with the Newcastle board (The temperature, 21st of October).
Former boss of Everton Roberto Martinez is interested in returning to the Premier League to manage Newcastle, according to reports (The sun, October 22).
Eddie howe and Lucien Favre would be among the other candidates for the post of Newcastle (Sky Sports News, 21st of October). Howe is in talks with Newcastle (The mirror, October 19).
Newcastle plan shock blow for Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone and I also want the sports director of the club Andrea Berta (The sun, October 20).
Antonio Conté reportedly dismissed the possibility of taking over as Newcastle manager as he waited for the Man Utd role to become available (The sun, October 20).
Newcastle would have included Wayne rooney on their executive shortlist amid doubts over Steve Bruce’s future at St James’ Park (Daily Star, October 19).
Newcastle will step up their search for a new manager this week with Roberto Martinez, Steven Gerrard and Unai emery emerging as main contenders to replace Steve Bruce (The Times, October 18).
Newcastle Saudi-owned Newcastle have reportedly argued over whether to make Frank Lampard their next manager (Daily Express, October 15). Lampard is a top contender to replace Bruce as Newcastle manager (The Sun and the Daily Telegraph, 12 October), as did the former Dortmund manager Lucien Favre (The telegraph of the day, October 12).
Rafa Benítez doesn’t want to leave Everton to return as Newcastle manager, even though he was the new owners’ perfect candidate for the role (The telegraph of the day, October 15).
Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane reportedly distanced himself from a potential job at Newcastle due to his ambition to become manager of France (Star of the day, October 15).
And Newcastle’s new owners would line up Antero Henrique be the new sports director of the club (Footmercato, October 12).
Newcastle owners have also reportedly considered moving to Ralf rangnick, among a number of candidates, to become a sports director (The telegraph of the day, October 11).
Rangers director Steven gerrard would also be in the frame to replace Newcastle boss Bruce (The telegraph of the day, October 8).
Brendan Rodgers has no interest in talking to Newcastle about the possibility of taking over as manager (Sky Sports News, October 13).
And the sports director? Geremi back? Overmars bound
Former Newcastle midfielder Geremi threw his hat in the ring to become the club’s new sporting director (Daily Express, October 29).
Marc Overmars has opened talks with Newcastle to become the director of football for Toon (Sunday mirror, October 24).
Which players have been linked?
Newcastle would be ready to meet Aaron Ramsey’s huge salary demands as the club’s new owners plan their first marquee signing (Daily Express, October 30).
Tottenham could leave Dele Alli leave the club as early as January and there is likely to be interest in the English midfielder from Newcastle United (The sun, October 30).
Newcastle new owners look Watford forward Ismaila Sarr as the first potential new signing in January, but the Hornets appear determined to retain their greatest asset. (Daily mail, October 29).
Newcastle and Chelsea have reportedly been alerted to possibility of signing Edenic danger in January with the Belgian striker struggling for playing time at the Bernabeu. (Daily mail, October 29).
Newcastle want to bring wolves defender Conor Coady at the club in January (Sun Sunday, 24 october)
Dominique Calvert-Lewin is on Newcastle United’s list of potential targets under their new Saudi ownership (The telegraph of the day, 21st of October).
Life after Steve Bruce at Newcastle United could start with the signing of Ousmane Dembele, according to reports (Daily mail, 21st of October).
Fiorentina set to drop striker’s contract extension Dusan Vlahovic, potentially triggering a transfer battle in January between Spurs and Newcastle (The Sun 18 October).
Newcastle United will have a January transfer budget of just £ 50million, although there is room for an additional £ 140million under Financial Fair Play rules (Sunday Telegraph, October 17).
Newcastle supporters have been warned not to expect Erling Haaland and other superstars arrive at the club despite their new purchasing power (Star of the day on Sunday, October 17).
Newcastle are said to be following Niklas sule and Philippe Coutinho as they seek to flex their new financial muscles (The sun, October 15).
Newcastle set to fight with Manchester United and Chelsea, among others, for England midfielders Declan rice and Jude bellingham (The Daily Express, October 14).
The Magpies are said to be in regular contact with the Chelsea striker’s agents Timo werner (The sun, October 14).
Newcastle hope to sign disgraced Barcelona defender Clement Lenglet in January (sport, October 13).
Newcastle to target move for Leicester City defender Wesley fofana in January despite being absent for long-term injury (Star of the day, October 13).
Newcastle are planning a mass transfer raid on Manchester United with four outcasts who would be in their sights (The Sun, October 11).
Newcastle reportedly monitor ex-Arsenal midfielder’s situation Aaron RamseYes (Daily Express, October 11).
Newcastle are preparing potential moves for Donny van de Beek, Jesse Lingard, Antoine Martial and Eric Bailly, according to (Daily Mirror, October 10).
Newcastle want to sign PSG cheeky Mauro icardi, although Spurs and Juventus are also interested in the player (Mail on Sunday, October 10); Icardi will turn down the chance to join Newcastle United’s revolution because his wife Wanda Nara doesn’t want to leave Paris (The sun, October 14)
Newcastle is interested in bringing Burnley‘s James tarkowski and Manchester United‘s Lingard at St James’ Park in January (Daily Express, October 9).
Lingard, 28 – who played on loan at West Ham late last season – has only started once for Ole Gunnar Solksjaer’s men this term, while Tarkowski, also 28, is at the end of the contract this summer, but would have a gentleman’s agreement in place to go into the winter window if a suitable offer arrives.
Newcastle supporters want the club to do Aaron ramsey their first major signing after the Saudi takeover was concluded. (The sun, October 9)
Demba Ba has offered to come out of retirement to play for the new owners of Newcastle United. (Star of the day, October 9)
Philippe CoutinhoNewcastle representatives have reportedly already contacted the new owners of Newcastle to see if there is any interest in their client (Daily Mirror, October 9).