Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

United prepare deal for Argentine midfield ace

United prepare deal for Argentine midfield ace

Newcastle United are understood to be readying a sensational summer swoop for Argentine midfield maestro Juan Roman Riquelme from Argentine Primera División side Boca Juniors.

The 30-year-old has been a target for the Magpies since last summer, and now, Mike Ashley and his team of negotiators are preparing a deal to bring the talented midfielder to St. James' Park.

It is understood that Newcastle United are reluctant to pay the €7 million fee wanted by Boca, but are keen to offer the player a season-long loan deal.

United are desperate to sign a creative midfielder in the summer, and Riquelme could be the answer - considering the player's vast experience in club, and International football.

He has scored six goals in 27 appearances for Los Xeneizes this term, and is looking a player who could make an immediate impact in England.



FFC Banner



For the very latest Premier League odds

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

Writer:Mehzeb Chowdhury
Date:Sunday February 15 2009
Time: 6:31PM

Comments

0
Get him in! Quality player.
nu-switz-fc
16/02/2009 10:13:00
0
Can't believe no one in England has taken a punt on the guy yet. Let him join the Argies on Tyne. Viva la revolution!
BaldEagle
16/02/2009 18:18:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

AFCON Boost For League Sides From 2019

Changes to the African Cup of Nations have provided Premier League teams with a boost from the season of 2018/19.

Rafa Has To Lighten The Load To Progress

Our squad is too big and is leaking money.

Daryl Murphy Completes Move

Murphy joining EFL Championship side Nottingham Forest for an undisclosed fee

Rafa Benitez Demands 100% Focus From His Warriors

Rafa understands the multiple benefits of keeping a squad on its toes to maximise focus,

Archived TOTT Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How Many Players Do NUFC Need To Survive Next Season?
Suggested By: Talk of the Tyne
None3%
1-33%
4 or 539%
6 or 740%
More than 715%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.CuckFan228
2.Toon_NoMatterWot156
3.PieMag131
4.keggy_keagal84
5.officemonkey45
6.Gillyboat34
7.Rytoon28
8.The Pyrry28
9.daftladguy23
10.Neppos23
Vital Football Comment