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Newcastle eyeing deal for Brazilian youngster Marrony?

Newcastle United are reportedly holding discussions regarding a potential deal for Vasco da Gama youngster Marrony. Newcastle United have reportedly identified Vasco da Gama youngster Marrony as a potential summer signing. The Magpies have just signed Joelinton from Schalke 04 for a club-record fee, a transfer which could be the first of many at St James’ Park. According to Sky Sports News, the North-East side are looking to attract a second Brazilian to the club ahead of the new season. Report Kaveh Solhekol told The Transfer Show: “One of the intermediaries who was involved in the deal to bring Joelinton to Newcastle got in touch with us this afternoon to say Newcastle were in talks to sign another Brazilian forward called Marrony. “He’s 20 years old and plays for...

Joelinton: ‘Wearing No.9 at Newcastle is a huge responsibility’

Brazilian forward Joelinton is ready to step up to the challenge of honouring Newcastle’s number nine shirt following his club-record transfer. The 22-year-old has agreed a six-year deal after leaving Hoffenheim for St James’ Park in a deal reported to be worth up to £40million. The Brazilian scored 11 goals in 35 appearances for the German club last season and becomes the first signing since Steve Bruce was appointed Newcastle boss. 📺 Club record signing Joelinton speaks about wearing the famous Newcastle United number nine shirt in his first interview as a Magpies player. You can watch the full interview on NUFC TV now: https://t.co/QOKIV0nFxg #NUFC pic.twitter.com/P8nCQhjnct — Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) July 23, 2019 The arrival of the 6ft 1ins forward will help offset the departures o...

Newcastle announce club-record signing of Brazilian striker Joelinton

Newcastle have confirmed the signing of Brazilian forward Joelinton from Hoffenheim. The 22-year-old has agreed a six-year deal and moves to St James’ Park for a club-record fee, reported to be £40million. The Brazilian, capped at Under-17 level and who scored 11 goals in 35 appearances for Hoffenheim last season, becomes new Newcastle manager Steve Bruce‘s first signing. We are delighted to welcome our new club record signing – Joelinton! Full story: https://t.co/t7Qe83xUnX #JoelinToon #NUFC pic.twitter.com/wmzjHbkJxE — Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) July 23, 2019 Joelinton, who will wear the number nine shirt, will help offset the departures of Ayoze Perez and Joselu. The Brazilian said on the Newcastle website: “I’m really happy to be here. I know it’s a large...

Shelvey urges Newcastle fans to give Bruce a chance

Jonjo Shelvey has called on Newcastle fans to give new manager Steve Bruce a chance. The appointment of Bruce in succession to the popular Rafael Benitez has not been greeted with universal approval on Tyneside. Many supporters feel the choice is uninspiring and are also not impressed by the 58-year-old’s past Sunderland connections. Steve Bruce has replaced the popular Rafael Benitez at Newcastle (Andy Hampson/PA) He has also arrived at a time of considerable unrest after the departure of Benitez, the failure to keep key players Ayoze Perez and Salomon Rondon and continuing uncertainty over a potential takeover. But midfielder Shelvey was immediately impressed by Bruce when he joined the squad at the Premier League Asia Trophy this week and felt his influence showed in Saturday’s 1-0 win ...

Hoffenheim confirm Joelinton Premier League talks amid Newcastle interest

The Magpies are understood to have been monitoring the Brazilian for some time. German club Hoffenheim have confirmed striker Joelinton is in “concrete negotiations” with a Premier League club amid speculation that he is about to become Newcastle’s first summer signing. The 22-year-old Brazilian was not involved in the Bundesliga outfit’s pre-season friendly against Regensburg on Wednesday afternoon, and they confirmed his absence was due to talks over a move. In response to a question about the player’s whereabouts, the club wrote a post on its official Twitter account saying: “Joe is not there, he is in concrete negotiations with a Premier League club. It may be that he leaves us.” The news came as the Magpies attempted to make up for lost time w...

Result: Newcastle thrashed by Wolverhampton Wanderers after appointing Steve Bruce

Steve Bruce was given an early indication of the size of task facing him at Newcastle as Wolves thrashed his new side 4-0 in China. The former Manchester United defender, who quit Sheffield Wednesday earlier in the week, was finally confirmed as the new manager of the Magpies on Wednesday after days of speculation. With no time to fly out to Nanjing, the 58-year-old will have seen his team outplayed on TV by a Wolves side admittedly at a far more advanced stage of their pre-season preparations. Newcastle conceded three times before half-time at the Olympic Sports Centre, with Diogo Jota striking twice either side of a Morgan Gibbs-White effort. The Premier League Asia Trophy may only be an exhibition event, and the heat and humidity were oppressive, but Newcastle were a clear second best. ...

Steve Bruce facing battle to win over Newcastle United fans

Steve Bruce has walked into the eye of a storm after accepting Mike Ashley‘s offer to become Newcastle’s new head coach. The 58-year-old boyhood Magpies fan was confirmed as Rafael Benitez‘s replacement on Wednesday, just hours before the team he has inherited from the Spaniard were due to kick off in their opening Premier League Asia Trophy fixture against Wolves in Nanjing, China. Bruce, who will be assisted by trusted allies Steve Agnew and Stephen Clemence in his new role, arrived knowing he faces a major challenge to win over fans still furious at Benitez’s departure and once again threatening boycotts as they step up their campaign against Ashley. He said: “I’m delighted and incredibly proud to be appointed as head coach of Newcastle United. This i...

Steve Bruce: Five key issues for the new Newcastle boss to solve

Steve Bruce walked into a maelstrom on and off the pitch when he accepted Newcastle’s overtures to become their new head coach. Rafael Benitez‘s replacement faces a battle for hearts and minds as well as the task of rebuilding a squad which has been severely depleted since finishing 13th in last season’s Premier League. Here, PA stakes a look at the challenges he faces as he walks through the door at St James’ Park. Pulling the dressing room together Rafael Benitez had the support of his players (Owen Humphreys/PA) Almost to a man, the players in the Magpies squad were desperate for Benitez to stay, having seen him improve them as individuals and as a team over his three years or so at the helm. Many spoke publicly about the importance of retaining the Spaniard̵...

Steve Bruce crosses derby lines again as he joins Newcastle

The former Sunderland manager is the new man in charge at bitter rivals Newcastle. Steve Bruce completed an unlikely treble when he accepted Newcastle’s offer of employment. The 58-year-old has now managed three sets of derby rivals – Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday, Birmingham and Aston Villa and Sunderland and the Magpies. Here, PA takes a look at how he has fared. Sheffield Steve Bruce started his managerial career with Sheffield United before going on to manage Wednesday (Simon Cooper/PA). As his playing career drew to a close, Bruce was appointed player-manager at Sheffield United in July 1998 and won 22 of the 55 matches for which he was in charge. He did not manage the club against City rivals Wednesday, by whom he was recruited in February this year. He presided over...

Jonjo Shelvey wants to remain at Newcastle United this summer

Jonjo Shelvey confirms he does not want to leave Newcastle United this summer despite the departure of manager Rafael Benitez in May. Jonjo Shelvey has made it clear that he does not want to leave Newcastle United this summer despite the departure of Rafael Benitez. The former Liverpool midfielder captained The Magpies under Benitez, who left St James’ Park last month after failing to agree on a new contract with the club. Newcastle have already lost Ayoze Perez and Joselu in this window, and could be about to lose midfielder Sean Longstaff, who is linked with Manchester United. Speaking to the Daily Star on Tuesday, Shelvey said: “I won’t be leaving this football club. “I don’t know who wants me to leave or doesn’t want me to leave, but as far as I̵...

Steve Bruce confirmed as Newcastle manager

Newcastle have appointed Steve Bruce as Rafael Benitez‘s replacement as their search for a new manager finally came to a close. The Magpies have confirmed the 58-year-old Geordie has left his job at Sheffield Wednesday to become the 10th permanent boss of controversial owner Mike Ashley‘s 12-year-plus reign on a three-year deal. Newcastle United can now announce that Steve Bruce has been appointed as the club’s new head coach. More here: https://t.co/BTjZACgqtb #NUFC pic.twitter.com/IvhafgljYf — Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) July 17, 2019 A club statement said: “Newcastle can now announce that Steve Bruce has been appointed as the club’s new head coach. “The 58-year-old, who was born in Corbridge, Northumberland and raised in Wallsend, returns to Tyneside ...

Newcastle caretaker Ben Dawson: ‘No news on next manager’

The Magpies are expected to appoint Steve Bruce as their next boss. Ben Dawson feels his job with Newcastle this week is simply about getting players ready for the arrival of the next manager. The Magpies are expected to appoint Steve Bruce as their next boss after reports the current Sheffield Wednesday manager tendered his resignation on Monday. The club are looking for a successor to Rafael Benitez, who left last month. Dawson, the head of the club’s Academy, and under-23s coach Neil Redfearn are running pre-season training. “The main aim is to prepare the players for the new manager coming in,” said Dawson at a press conference in China, where the club are playing in the Premier League Asia Trophy. “(There is) no news at this moment in time. We are waiting to he...

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