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Can Newcastle Afford to Lose Cabaye? Stats show Cabaye improvement

Can Newcastle Afford to Lose Cabaye? Stats show Cabaye improvement

Since the final whistle went at St James' Park against Arsenal on the final day of last season, there have been rumours about Yohan Cabaye's future at the club. Both of the big spending French clubs, Monaco and PSG, have been heavily linked to the French International while the player himself has said he would be interested in a move to Manchester United. As this month progresses, David Moyes may firm up his interest in the player as a deal …
Should Liverpool Let Downing Go? Downing at Villa Vs Liverpool Stats

Should Liverpool Let Downing Go? Downing at Villa Vs Liverpool Stats

Liverpool have offered Stewart Downing to a number of Premier League clubs for a fee of £5m according to reports. Newcastle manager Alan Pardew distanced himself from a move for the Liverpool winger last night. It speaks volumes about Downing's performance since his move from Aston Villa that Brendan Rodgers is prepared to take a £15m loss on the Englishman. Some Liverpool fans may be surprised that the club want to sell now especially after his form picked up towards …
Capoue Stalling On Cardiff Move | Capoue Stats

Capoue Stalling On Cardiff Move | Capoue Stats

Premier League newcomers Cardiff City have agreed a €12M fee with Toulouse for defensive midfielder Etienne Capoue, however the player is yet to be convinced by the Welsh club. He has held contract talks, but he may be waiting for a  high profile team to match the bid made by Malky Mackay. The 25-year-old is very highly rated in France so it would be a coup if he moved to Wales, there is other interest from Atletico Madrid and Fiorentina, …
Barton to Join Boyhood Club Everton? Stats from Newcastle & QPR stints

Barton to Join Boyhood Club Everton? Stats from Newcastle & QPR stints

Joey Barton looks to be trying to engineer a move to Everton, the club he supported as a boy. This news came from the QPR player's agent Willie McKay who said that the midfielder would be prepared to take a massive pay cut in order to join the Toffees. Marseille were keen to sign the troublemaker permanently but their fragile financial situation caused them to be turned down by Barton who wasn't prepared to move to France on such modest …
Newcastle Launch Bids For Gomis and Remy | Cisse, Remy and Gomis Stats

Newcastle Launch Bids For Gomis and Remy | Cisse, Remy and Gomis Stats

Newcastle have increased their bid for Bafetimbi Gomis to £6.9M while launching a season-long loan bid for compatriot Loic Remy, according to Sky Sports. These bids come at the end of a week in which the club has been criticised for their lack of transfer business, as they are the only team in the English top four divisions yet to sign a first-team player. The acceleration of their transfer dealings may be a result of the resolution with striker Papiss …
Top 5 Final Third Passers 2012/13 | Stats Comparison

Top 5 Final Third Passers 2012/13 | Stats Comparison

Creativity is a crucial element in any successful side so it won't surprise you that the five players who made the most final third passes (FTP) last season came from top six clubs. These players are Santi Cazorla (1265 FTP); David Silva (973 FTP); Juan Mata (929 FTP); Steven Pienaar (890 FTP) and Eden Hazard (874 FTP). People will expect to see the three Spanish number tens leading the way with their defence opening through balls being a common sight …
Jovetic Completes Manchester City Move

Jovetic Completes Manchester City Move

Manchester City completed the signing of Steven Jovetic from Fiorentina for a fee of £22m. The striker completed his move on Friday after passing a medical. He was also wanted by Arsenal and Manchester United with shows the pulling power of Manuel Pellegrini's team. He is their fourth signing of the summer after Fernandinho, Jesus Navas and Alvaro Negredo with the club's total spending amounting to almost £90m. It will be interesting to see how City line up next season …
Mata involved in Rooney deal? Mata Vs Rooney Stats Comparison

Mata involved in Rooney deal? Mata Vs Rooney Stats Comparison

Yesterday rumours surfaced that Chelsea's offer for Wayne Rooney was £10m + David Luiz or Juan Mata which was flatly rejected by Manchester United. It has since been denied that it was a player+cash deal but the actual offer from Chelsea will not be disclosed so the part exchange deal could have some truth to it. The original source was BBC writer Ben Smith (@BenSmithBBC) who is reliable and he still stands by the story. Could this deal actually happen? …
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