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Sam Allardyce turns down Newcastle United approach to return as manager

Sam Allardyce turns down Newcastle United approach to return as manager

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Former England boss Sam Allardyce says he turned down the chance to return to Newcastle United as the club's manager.Allardyce was in charge of the Magpies from 2007 to 2008 and was considered as a replacement for Rafael Benitez, who left the club at the end of June.Benitez departed after his contract expired, saying the Premier League club "did not share his vision". "I was very flattered that I was considered but it's that thing - don't go back," Allardyce told Talksport."It never got to the type of talks people are suggesting but it wasn't for me. I politely said no."Sheffield Wednesday boss Steve Bruce is the latest name being considered by Newcastle owner Mike Ashley."I never got to talk...

Transfer news LIVE: New deal for Liverpool star, Newcastle tell Man United their position on Longstaff, Everton ‘interested’ in Ligue 1 striker

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]TOP STORIES Dani Ceballos transfer: Tottenham and Liverpool target drops hint over future amid Real Madrid exit rumours Paul Pogba and Mino Raiola warned by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer that Manchester United don’t need to sell Agent Mino Raiola insists Paul Pogba ‘has done nothing wrong’ and is hopeful his client will soon be granted his […] talkSPORT
Newcastle United transfer news: Rafa Benitez wants to sign Juan Mata from Manchester United

Newcastle United transfer news: Rafa Benitez wants to sign Juan Mata from Manchester United

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magpies swoop The Spaniard is coming to the end of his contract at Old Trafford and Magpies are ready to swoop Rafa Benitez wants to sign Juan Mata this summer – if he remains Newcastle United manager. The Spaniard has yet to confirm whether he will stay at St James’ Park beyond this season but is making plans should he continue. GETTY Juan Mata looks to be on his way out of Man United after five years at the club And, according to The Sun, one of his top targets is Mata. The Spanish playmaker is out of contract at the end of June and has failed to agree a new deal. The 31-year-old has been linked with a return to his native Spain but Newcastle are now planning to offer him the chance to remain in the Premier League. Benitez is keen
Newcastle 2-3 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool ‘have qualified for their final’

Newcastle 2-3 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool ‘have qualified for their final’

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Media playback is not supported on this device Jurgen Klopp said Liverpool have "qualified for our final" after his side scored a late winner at Newcastle to ensure the Premier League title race goes to the last day of the season.Divock Origi headed in Xherdan Shaqiri's free-kick in the 86th minute to send Klopp's side top, two points above title rivals Manchester City.City face Leicester on Monday in their penultimate league fixture. "This was a victory of passion, heart and absolute desire," said Klopp."It's destiny. If we'll be champions we'll be champions but these...