Player Preference: Lejeune vs Schar

Our current squad possess arguably the most talented pool of defenders we have seen at Newcastle United in recent years. Both Fabian Schar and Florian Lejeune were bought to Tyneside during the stewardship of Rafa Benitez, but which defender is your preferred player?

Talking Points: NUFC Takeover – Everything we know so far

The latest batch of Newcastle United takeover rumours surfaced around 2 months ago. We have seen a lot of speculation from journalists throughout this period, with some being trustworthy sources and other reports just aiming to attract attention.

Player Insights: Matt Ritchie

In the newest edition of ‘Player Insights’ we take a look at our Scottish winger, Matt Ritchie. Known for bursts of anger and an unmatched work rate, the Scot has had a brilliant journey through the English lower divisions before establishing himself as a Premier League player.

Talking Points: Steve Bruce ticked all the boxes

With the Newcastle takeover within touching distance, we have been linked with some of the biggest names in footballing management. Ranging from Mauricio Pochettinio to Rafa Benitez, and Massimiliano Allegri, the future certainly look exciting. When the takeover is completed there is no doubt Steve Bruce will be replaced, but this should not overshadow the job he has done on Tyneside.

Player Preference: Coloccini vs Lascelles

Welcome to a brand new NUFC Hotspot series, ‘Player Preference’! Throughout this series, we will be taking a look at similar NUFC players, being either current, or past, and comparing them to find our preferred option. We thought the best way to kick off the series would be to look at our current, and previous Newcastle United captain.

Talking Points: First 3 NUFC Signings

With the takeover just waiting for Premier League approval, I thought we could start looking towards the future. With a new, ambitious owner looking to fire us back up the Premier League table, the first few signings will be essential in sending a message of intent.

Talking Points: Comparing Pochettino to Benitez

WIth brand new rumors circulating, linking former Tottenham Hotspur manager, Mauricio Pochettino, to the NUFC hotseat, we thought we’d compare the Argentinian to another man hotly tipped for the position, Rafa Benitez.