Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

KK Insists I'll Decide Who Signs

KK Insists I'll Decide Who Signs

Kevin Keegan is desperate to breath some new life into the Toon squad for next season so plenty of transfer activity is expected at St James' this summer, but a lot of this was rumoured to be down to Dennis Wise's digression but Keegan insists that although Wise will have input he will be the one that decides who does sign: 'Dennis and Tony are not there to say: 'We've got to sign this player'. They're there to say: 'You should go and look at this player' - and that's how it's working,' Keegan told Sky Sports. 'They've already put names forward but, until we see them, they won't come into this football club. If we think like Dennis and Tony do when we see them, we'd love to have them at Newcastle. If they bring players in and they're not my players I wouldn't be managing this football club.

'Dennis and I talk a lot. We had a meeting two weeks ago, took our list in and they put theirs down. They have a massive database of all parts of Europe and South America.'

Many names that have been drawn up are South American based players and although Keegan will go and look at them he doesn't seem overly keen on bringing players over from that continent as more often than not these moves fail to work out, and this isn`t something that he wants. He also again clarified the position of Wise and his relationship with him: 'I'm less keen on South American players coming into this country, that doesn't mean we won't get any but it's a big move for them. I would prefer to sign players with Premier League experience. I think there is probably a balance between the two.

'As far as their list goes, we'll be flying off over the next three or four weeks to look at the players we don't know. We know their names but there are one or two on the list from Dennis that I haven't seen play.

'We're going to work together. We've got no reason not to. Nothing that Dennis is doing at this club is in any way detrimental to me doing my job.'

The list will be very long, and quite a few million pounds will be spent but one man that will not be arriving on Tyneside this summer will be Luka Modric as he has agreed a move to Spurs, despite him being heavily linked with the Toon.

Vital Football are currently looking for a site editor for this site.

Have you got the passion for your club? Are you over 18? Do you have experience in writing news and match reports? Or have you got a site that you want to move over to this exciting new network with free hosting and a content managed system on offer? If so you could be just what we are looking for!

Apply via the advert under the banner or by Clicking Here.

You don't have to be a site editor to contribute, if you have something to say on your club, simply submit it via the suggest an article link in the right hand side column.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Saturday April 26 2008
Time: 9:38PM

Comments

0
Wisey says differently :-)
merlin
26/04/2008 21:59:00
0
LOL, Merlin! We shall see... :)
Fan of Blues
27/04/2008 01:29:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Newcastle v Rotherham - Team Sheets

Newcastle United are at St James' Park with Rotherham the visitors for the latest Championship game.

Townsend Deja Vu

With just over a week to run in the transfer window, this could drag out a little

Match Day Officials v Rotherham (21/1/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Rotherham United this Saturday.

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (20/1/17)

A new season and finally a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Rotherham MotM
Suggested By:
Darlow0%
Yedlin0%
Lascelles0%
Clark0%
Dummett0%
Ritchie0%
Hayden0%
Shelvey0%
Gouffran0%
Perez0%
Murphy0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 26 17 6 3 57 24
2 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 27 13 6 8 45 5
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 1 2017 7:45PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 5:30PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Norwich City (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Toon_NoMatterWot141
2.CuckFan139
3.keggy_keagal48
4.PieMag47
5.Mcnamee6741
6.Finn_the_Dog39
7.officemonkey29
8.The Pyrry26
9.billybobcat26
10.braith195217
Write for Vital Football