Newcastle appointed the Italian elite star as the first signer of the bin Salman era
Newcastle United may usher in a new era by signing the famed Italy superstar, and two midfield stars are looking to leave Arsenal, while Saturday transfer rumors claim Barcelona are looking to sign a shunned Manchester United player in January.
CIRO IMMOMOBILE REVEALS NEWCASTLE TRANSFER TALKS
It is said that Newcastle United will be looking to make Ciro Immobile the first signing of its new era – with talks already underway over a potential deal.
Toon’s army and their supporters should rub their eyes in disbelief This week’s £300m takeover of Mike Ashley. The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, has been listed as the head of the new owners of the Public Investment Fund. His net worth ranges between £250 billion and £320 billion, depending on estimates. This in turn Makes Newcastle the richest club in the world.
Players such as Philippe Coutinho and Aaron Ramsey have already been mentioned as goals.
However, Newcastle seem to be dreaming big and looking at world-class stars. Actually, director Amanda Staveley answered questions about a possible transfer of Kylian Mbappe.
However, the first signing of the PIF era could be a star from Italy’s successful team at Euro 2020, if the reports are accurate.
In fact, according to daily expressionNewcastle are looking at Lazio striker Immobile as their first new signing.
The 31-year-old has been with Lazio since 2016 and has become an icon for the club. With 156 goals in 227 matches, his record stands among the best in Serie A.
Immobile reveals Newcastle talks
Immobile also revealed that he held talks with Magpies over the summer when PIF first approached the task.
“During the period when there was talk of the Sheikh’s potential purchase of Newcastle, they contacted my agent, Alessandro Moggi,” said Immobile. sports courier.
“Then the Premier League didn’t agree to that proposal, or the fund withdrew, I don’t remember very well.
“I know they were also looking for an Italian coach, [Massimiliano] Allegri or [Luciano] Spalletti”.
Immobile has since signed a new five-year deal with Lazio, but a giant bid from Newcastle could change their minds.
Both Allegri and Spalletti have also taken on new jobs, so Newcastle options will not be available now.
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Alan Shearer is likely to accept an ambassadorial position at Newcastle United to help promote and advise the club’s new owners. (daily telegraph)
Angry Premier League clubs are calling for an emergency meeting after a series of complaints emerged over the Newcastle United takeover. Their main concern is the impact it could have on the league’s brand. (Watchman)
Paulo Dybala is set to sign a new contract – expected to run until 2025 – with Juventus and end speculation over a possible move to the Premier League. (the sun)
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Manchester City have rejected an £8m bid from Brighton for young midfielder James McAtee. (the sun)
Cristiano Ronaldo has shipped a cryotherapy ice chamber to his new home to help him keep fit for matches. (the sun)
Arsenal face a new year’s midfield dilemma as Ainslie Maitland-Niles and Mohamed Elneny contemplate their futures. (the sun)
Sporting goods manufacturer Puma is making a huge bid to try to lure Erling Haaland away from current sponsor Nike. (the sun)
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Real Madrid are making Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger their number one transfer target next summer when he is freely available. (daily Mail)
Sergio Aguero is close to full fitness after returning to training with Barcelona. It looks like the striker will make his first match against Real Madrid. (daily Mail)
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Demba Ba offers to come out of retirement to play for the new owners of Newcastle United. (Daily Star)
Imad Diallo is completing a return to Manchester United training and will be given the opportunity to move on loan in January. (daily expression)
Southampton teen star Tino Livramento is under pressure from his mother to represent Scotland, the country in which she was born. (daily log)