NUFC turn their attentions to Marseille man as Carroll deal looks unlikely

Loic Remy particpates in a training session with France

Rémy – A long term target of Newcastle United dating back to that 2009 season

It seems as if Newcastle United’s attempts to lure Andy Carroll back to St.James’ Park for a fee in the region of £15m has reached an impasse. Brendan Rodgers has today commented that nothing less than £20m will give any prospective clubs the chance to talk to Carroll, with the price tag a tad too high for Mike Ashley’s liking. A fee in the region of £15-17m had been mooted by NUFC officials but it seems as if Liverpool aren’t in any rush to sit down at the table with any Tyneside representatives after what has happened in the last year. Even if Newcastle United … Continue Reading …

The best £5m Newcastle United have spent in the last decade

Hatem Ben Arfa in action for Newcastle United against West Brom

Ben Arfa - Starting to show his raw potential in a Newcastle United shirt

I think it is fair to say that Hatem Ben Arfa played his best ever 75 minutes in a Newcastle United shirt last Sunday against West Brom. His touch, pace, movement and vision crafted two goals for Papiss Cissé, before taking time out to score a beautiful effort himself. He didn’t put a foot wrong all game long and ran riot any time he got the ball to his feet. If he wasn’t setting up an attempt … Continue Reading …

Newcastle United close to signing Ben Arfa – An early Christmas present?

Hatem Ben Arfa

Ben Arfa - Wants to play for Newcastle United and is looking for permanent deal

We may well be in for an early Christmas present with the new that Hatem Ben Arfa, could be quite close to a permanent deal at Newcastle United. The French winger who joined this summer thanks to Chris Hughton, played less than five games, in which he scored a stunner against Everton at Goodison Park, in an excellent away win. Unfortunately, the terrible tackler that is Nigel … Continue Reading …

Ben Arfa will join Newcastle United – Says Jean Claude Dassier

Hatem Ben Arfa finally set for Newcastle United it seems

Ben Arfa - Will fly to Newcastle United to complete the loan move

One thing’s for sure – Jean Claude Dassier likes talking and talk he will. According to, who can often be well off the mark on transfer stories, Ben Arfa will finally complete his long forlorn move to Newcastle United in the next couple of days. Now, we’re only telling you what’s in the news, but I’d be fairly sure that the Frenchman will indeed make the trip to … Continue Reading …

Kamil Zayatte and Hatem Ben Arfa set for Toon move?

Kamil Zayatte & Hatem Ben Arfa are being linked with the Toon

Couple - Kamil Zayatte & Hatem Ben Arfa are being linked with Newcastle

At this stage, no one really takes too much heed or notice of Marseille president Jean-Claude Dassier and his constant statements to the French media, however we could well be nearing the end of the the whole Ben Arfa saga. Today the Frenchman (Dassier) claimed that a deal had been agreed between both parties and Ben Arfa could well be heading to St.James’ Park. In fact, … Continue Reading …