UK time is: 15:47:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Magpies make 8 million bid for duo

After their demoralising defeat at the hands of Hull City on Wednesday which prompted a swift and painful exit out of the FA Cup, Newcastle United have now realised that without reinforcements the club could realistically be looking at a relegation dogfight in the coming months.

Joe Kinnear has identified two players who he has expressed a desire to sign permanently, while two unknown Internationals are also on their way on loan. The boss has revealed the nationalities of the two loan signings: one Italian, and the other an Argentine.

Speaking in a post-match interview, Kinnear today explained that he has owner Mike Ashley's backing, and the 10 million transfers of two players, one being a 6'2 combative midfielder from Cameroon.

'We've made two serious 4million bids for two players and we'll probably end up spending 10million,' Kinnear told Sky Sports.

'We're waiting to hear on them.'

One of the players in question is thought to be Rennes battler Stephane M'Bia, who is 6'2 and hails from Cameroon. Kinnear's other target is however a mystery as of yet.

'He's from Cameroon, is a 6ft 2in midfielder and we're waiting to hear back from his club,' Kinnear remarked.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Mehzeb Chowdhury Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 14 2009

Time: 11:23PM

Your Comments

You won't get Mbia for 4 million, we couldn't get him in the summer as he was holding out for a 'big club'. Then again, he's all about the money so he might fit in at SJP!
toffeetower
It's going to be 6 million for M'Bia, and 4 million for the other target.
Mehzeb
still not enough, they wanted a lot more in the summer.
toffeetower
Time changes everything...
Mehzeb
Perhaps, but I doubt very much you'll get him. I'm not even sure I want him anymore either, his attitude is wrong. Good luck with your bid but don't be too disheartened if it's rejected, because it probably will be.
toffeetower
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Remy Back OnThe Agenda? (Monday July 28 2014)

NUFC Chasing The Wrong Targets* (Sunday July 27 2014)

The Usual (Sunday July 27 2014)

Mbiwa Still Linked With Loan Move (Thursday July 24 2014)

French Exodus Continues (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Liam Sweeney and John Alder (Monday July 21 2014)

Ben Arfa Saga Is A Real Shame (Thursday July 17 2014)

Janmaat Gets His Confirmation (Thursday July 17 2014)

Surely It's Too Late For Grenier? (Thursday July 17 2014)

Archived Newcastle United Articles

List All TOTT Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Rexn 259
2. officemonkey 247
3. OldLeazes 225
4. Toon_NoMatterWot 223
5. AMac 197
6. carlosvendetta 162
7. billybobcat 137
8. Wilco 120
9. Bruce68 70
10. johnjohnson 70

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Walk Away or Stay?
West Ham : 29/07/2014 13:01:00
What Price a Goal or Two?
West Ham : 29/07/2014 13:00:00
A Broken Team!
Man Utd : 29/07/2014 12:57:00
Moyes in West Ham Job Link!
Man Utd : 29/07/2014 12:56:00
Arsenal Midfielder Considered Quitting
Arsenal : 29/07/2014 12:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are we stronger than when we finished 5th?
Suggested By:  TNMW
Yes, there's absolutely no doubt we are 16%
Divvent be stupid man, what planet yee from? 84%