Drogba For Sale - A Transfer That Would Light Up The Toon!
28 June 2011 09:49
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Having lost Andy Carroll and Kevin Nolan - and the prospect of Joey Barton and Jose Enrique going too - we NEED a big signing. And I don't mean foreign players we have never heard of . I mean a BIG BIG signing . to show we are genuine contenders for honours. And they don't come much bigger than Chelsea striker Didier Drogba. The 33-year-old has enjoyed a glittering career in the Premier League since joining Chelsea in 2004 after just one season at Marseille, who are interested in signing him. Drogba has previously refused to rule out a return to Stade Velodrome towards the end of his career and he has just one year remaining on his contract at Stamford Bridge. Reports suggest his future at Chelsea next season is uncertain as new manager Andre Villa-Boas looks to put his own stamp on the squad after replacing Carlo Ancelotti. Marseille president Vincent Labrune: "The question is whether in terms of salary, I do not mean the transfer, Marseille have the means for four years to pay Didier Drogba. "I answer 'yes'. But we cannot afford 11 Didier Drogbas." NEWCASTLE UTD FIXTURES:- Saturday 13th August 2011 Newcastle United v Arsenal 15:00 Saturday 20th August 2011 Sunderland v Newcastle United 15:00 Saturday 27th August 2011 Newcastle United v Fulham 15:00 Saturday 10th September 2011 Queens Park Rangers v Newcastle United 15:00 Saturday 17th September 2011 Aston Villa v Newcastle United 15:00 Saturday 24th September 2011 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers 15:00 Saturday 01st October 2011 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United 15:00 Offer To Toon Fans Continues Due to the amazing response from NU-Mad readers . we have decided to continue our offer for you to buy "Magpies In Europe" for the amazing price of £5.99. The offer will end July 1st. A 'THANK YOU' TO FOOTYMAD READERS . 'MAGPIES IN EUROPE' FOR £5.99 (inc post) 2010/11 has been NewcastleUtd-Mad's greatest season for page 'hits', and as a thank you to all readers we are giving you the chance (FOR TWO WEEKS ONLY) to purchase "MAGPIES IN EUROPE" for £5.99 (and that includes the postage). *Normal price is £9.99 OFFER ENDS JULY 1st 2011 Although "Magpies In Europe" will not be launched OFFICIALLY until next season . if you want a copy it is available NOW from this website . and ONLY from this website! FOREWORD BY FAIRS CUP HERO JOHN McNAMEE Sports Journalist Richie Everson: "At last a book that the fabulous Newcastle United fans can relate to. It's informative, all the facts and figures are there, plus the 120 match reports from all the fixtures . but it is the articles by the supporters that amazed me. "I went to many of those games, and this is the only book I can honestly say 'hits the nail on the head'! "Yes we know the results and the scorers, but some of the facts in this book had me so wrapped up in it I couldn't put it down. "Was Benny Arentoft cup-tied when he played in the final? Big Wyn and his battle with John McGrath; McFaul scoring a penalty when the crowd had gone home; the trouble in Palermo; it is all amazing stuff. "I would honestly give this book 10 out of 10." MAGPIES IN EUROPE From Antwerp to Zurich Please include your address in a letter and send a cheque (or postal order) for £5.99 payable to Mr K Fletcher, to: 'MAGPIES IN EUROPE', K Fletcher, 5 Dunelm, Sacriston, Co Durham DH7 6NU. Or contact: Kevnumad@fsmail.net