Newcastle have the worst defensive stats in the Premier League this season, while they've proven to be overly-dependent on Callum Wilson and Allan Saint-Maximin. We examine the stats to see the challenge facing the new owners and their ambitions of delivering success... Newcastle supporters will travel to St James' Park on Sunday full of optimism that a brighter future awaits under their new Saudi-backed owners, following the departure of Mike Ashley.
The Newcastle United head coach has spoken about the extra edge to training behind the scenes at Benton this week Steve Bruce is confident that the "monumental change" at Newcastle United can help push his team to victory at St James' Park today. The Toon head coach says there has been an extra edge to training this week and the fact that a clutch of players that are just back from injury insisted they should be involved has been deemed as a good thing.
Newcastle United will seek their first Premier League win of the season against Tottenham. Newcastle United players will be under huge pressure to perform when they take to the field for the first time since their lucrative Saudi-led takeover was confirmed last week. Their newfound riches means that vast change is likely to be on the horizon, meaning those currently in the squad will have to up their game against Tottenham to avoid being replaced in the upcoming transfer windows.
A score of Newcastle United fans have taken to Twitter to react to the potential return of star striker Callum Wilson today. The club took to Twitter on its official account to reshare a tweet from the Fantasy Premier League highlighting the potential return of the star Newcastle striker.
Newcastle have been handed an injury boost as Callum Wilson could return to face Spurs at St James' Park on Sunday Martin Keown has identified two players who can trouble Tottenham ahead of their clash with Newcastle on Sunday. It’s the first game at St James’ Park since the Tyneside outfit were taken over last week, and the atmosphere in the ground is bound to be difficult for Tottenham to cope with.
Martin Keown has argued that Newcastle United duo Allan Saint-Maximin and Callum Wilson can “wreak havoc” against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. The Toon Army head into their first match since last week’s high-profile Saudi-backed takeover was completed, and will be looking to secure a first win of the Premier League season.
Steve Bruce has been backed by the new Newcastle United owners ahead of this weekend's game against Tottenham Hotspur Newcastle United will be desperate to secure their first Premier League win of the season when they welcome Tottenham Hotspur to St James' Park on Sunday. The Magpies currently sit inside the relegation zone after picking up just three points from their opening seven matches and the pressure is mounting on Steve Bruce to turn their fortunes around.
The Magpies kick off a new era at the club against Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park on Sunday The whole spirit of Tyneside has been lifted sky high. This is a new dawn and, my aren't we grateful. It is only when so much optimism and goodwill abounds that I realise how far down we were dragged by Mike Ashley these last 14 years.
MARTIN KEOWN: Twinkle-toed Allan Saint-Maximin can help Newcastle trouble a leaky Tottenham side... and the return of Callum Wilson would be another major boost for the newly taken over hosts
Newcastle's supporters have endured unhappiness but their club is waking up They are beginning to dream again, and their new era begins against Tottenham Allan Saint-Maximin will be crucial for the hosts, and he is able to trouble Spurs The potential return of Callum Wilson will be another significant boost for them
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A journalist has revealed a move from Newcastle United ‘behind the scenes’ for Nabil Fekir. The Lowdown: Creative midfielder wanted With the St. James’ Park faithful being linked with the likes of Aaron Ramsey and Philippe Coutinho since the takeover was completed by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) consortium, it is clear that the new owners are after a creative midfield player.
Under-fire head coach Steve Bruce has been handed a triple injury boost at Newcastle United. Callum Wilson, Jonjo Shelvey and Jamaal Lascelles are fit to face Tottenham Hotspur – the first game under the new Saudi Arabian ownership. St James’s Park is sold out for the occasion, with Bruce surprisingly taking charge of the fixture amid a full week of sack rumours.
Newcastle head coach Steve Bruce will have Jamaal Lascelles, Jonjo Shelvey and Callum Wilson available for his 1,000th game as a manager when Tottenham head for St James’ Park on Sunday. After a turbulent week during which his own future has been the subject of intense speculation, Bruce will be able to call upon skipper Lascelles, who has missed the last two games, and striker Wilson, who has sat out the last four, both with thigh injuries.
TEAM NEWS Newcastle United are boosted by the return of forward Callum Wilson, who has missed the past four games with a thigh issue. Jamaal Lascelles, Joe Willock and Jonjo Shelvey are available following injury. Two unnamed Tottenham players have tested positive for Covid-19 having trained on Thursday and will both have to isolate for 10 days.
Two of the largest independent football agencies, who boast the likes of Reece James, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Callum Wilson among the players on their books, are merging Two of the world’s largest independent football agencies have merged to create Unique Sports Group. Leading UK football agency Unique Sports Management (USM) has joined forces with Germany’s International Sports Management (ISMG) in the deal that sees 300 players worth £670million fall under the same umbrella.
Unique Sports Management and International Sports Management have announced they have joined forces to become one of the leading agencies in world football Manchester United's Aaron-Wan Bissaka and Chelsea's Reece James are two of more than 300 players impacted by a merger between two of the biggest independent football agencies.
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Steve Bruce has been heavily rumoured to be facing the sack ahead of Newcastle's game against Tottenham. Steve Bruce is reportedly set to be sacked as Newcastle's manager following the Magpies' new takeover. But with the due diligence period in full swing, the owners are delaying their decision to sack the Newcastle-born manager.