Sport Predicted Newcastle XI vs Swansea

13:06  13 january  2018
13:06  13 january  2018 Source:   Read Sport

Fulham to make fresh move for Gayle

  Fulham to make fresh move for Gayle Newcastle United could look raise funds by selling their first-team players this month, as Fulham prepare to come in with a new bid for striker Dwight Gayle according to the Northern Echo. United face league leaders Manchester City on Saturday evening with first-team boss Rafa Benitez hoping that he will have some money to spend to help keep their side in the division. Owner Mike Ashley is appearing very stubborn in this situation ahead of the proposed takeover talks and is not budging over a lack of funds. Fulham are set to make a fresh approach for the Newcastle forward Gayle after they tried to sign the player during the summer. Benitez has been a long-time admirer of Fulham’s star man Tom Cairney which could prove to be a swap deal with Gayle which both sides would be happy with during this month. A number of other players are wanted by other clubs but the North East club are reluctant to sell unless the price is correct particularity in the case of Gayle.

Newcastle vs Swansea predictions : Premier League preview, line-ups & football betting tips. Predicted Newcastle XI vs Swansea .

You put your trust in me last week to predict Steve McClaren's first Newcastle United eleven and I failed. Newcastle 's team spirit was clearly strong against Ronald Koeman's organised Southampton side and it would be unwise to disrupt a confident group, but Swansea pose different questions and

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Despite talk of a takeover rumbling on in the background, Newcastle United have business to attend to in the Premier League.

Rafa Benitez’s men welcome Swansea City to St James Park in a crucial game for their relegation hopes.

Swansea, who have recently appointed Carlos Carvalhal, sit bottom of the Premier League, searching for wins to pull them out of the drop zone.

A win for Newcastle could put them into the top half of the table, depending on other results.

Here is how we think Benitez will line his team up on Saturday.

Peter Beardsley under investigation after bullying allegation made at Newcastle .
Newcastle have launched an investigation after an allegation of bullying was made against Under-23s coach Peter Beardsley. Press Association Sport understands 22-year-old midfielder Yasin Ben El-Mhanni has lodged a complaint against the former Magpies and England striker.The club is not commenting on the matter, but it is understood that a grievance meeting has been scheduled.Beardsley made more than 300 appearances for the Tyneside club in two spells and was capped 59 times by his country during a glittering playing career which also took him to Liverpool and Everton among others.

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