Newcastle United set for £1.2m windfall as former player agrees £8m move

Last weekend brought claims that former Newcastle defender Kevin Mbabu had agreed terms with Wolfsburg.Now on Thursday afternoon Sky Sports have confirmed that the two clubs have also agreed a fee.Wolfsburg paying Young Boys £8m for the Swiss international.Having paid a low/nominal fee when signing

G Graham Porter

What has Rafa Benitez ever done for Newcastle United?

Rafa Benitez is now only 17 days away from taking charge of his last ever Newcastle United match.That is, unless Mike Ashley belatedly changes his ways and convinces the manager that there is any reason for him to stay on at St James Park.So what has Rafa Benitez ever done for us?Obviously not meant

M Michael Bennett

Michael Owen predicts Brighton v Newcastle

Michael Owen has been looking ahead to Saturday’s late game on the south coast.Brighton v Newcastle with both clubs desperate for the win.Rafa Benitez desperate to get the victory which would equal last season’s points total (44) and give him hope of achieving the second highest end of season PL poi

J Jackie Smithfield

Mike Ashley massaging wage bill to help sell Newcastle United – Report

An interesting report this morning regarding Mike Ashley and the Newcastle United wage bill.When Newcastle United finally released their latest accounts earlier this month, it allowed comparisons to be made with all of the other 19 Premier League clubs.Something about Newcastle’s stood out a ‘littl

J Jim Robertson