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Anderson commits, Isak injury concern, goalkeeper updates

by Matt · Updated Wed 21 Sept 2022, 22:00
Anderson commits, Isak injury concern, goalkeeper updates


New contract for Ando

  • Local lad secures new long-term deal
  • In the video above, Anderson confirms that it's a four-year-deal
  • Official website announcement, with quotes from Howe and Ashworth
  • Ashworth makes the point that we're not just about buying players, but growing what we have

Reaction to Anderson news

Chris Waugh: Huge positive for NUFC as they tie down the most promising talent to emerge from their academy in years
Athletic article from pre-season here

Keith Downie: Biggest compliment you can pay Anderson, having only made a handful of appearances thus far, is Newcastle missed having him as an option off the bench on Saturday

Isak injury worry

  • The Athletic has reported that the striker trained separately today whilst with the Sweden squad, after 'feeling something'
  • No further details as yet
  • It's the marksman's 23rd birthday today

Friendly to come next week?

  • The Telegraph's Luke Edwards has claimed that the club are looking to arrange a friendly behind close doors, as the coaching staff are concerned about having played so few games this month

Goalie news

  • Newcastle have promoted Adam Bartlett to 'head of goalkeeping,' following the departure of Simon Smith
  • Mark Douglas has written a piece on Nick Pope for The Independent
  • In other Pope news, he has spoken to TalkSport whilst away on England duty

What else?