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Lee Charnley joins Nottingham Forest, the best of yesterday's socials, transfer latest

by Matt · Updated Fri 12 Aug 2022, 16:34
Lee Charnley joins Nottingham Forest, the best of yesterday's socials, transfer latest


See below for the best of the weekend's socials and news snapshots.

Charnley joins Forest

  • Mike Ashley's former man-on-the-ground at NUFC has joined the Reds as a consultant, Telegraph piece here
  • Charnley, 44, will work as an advisor to Chief Exec Dane Murphy and the ownership group as they navigate the transition to being a Premier League club

Transfer latest

  • Timo Werner is set to rejoin RB Leipzig
  • Callum Hudson-Odoi will leave Chelsea this summer, no concrete links on his next destination
  • Scott Wilson of the Northern Echo believes Newcastle will go back in for Salzburg's Benjamin Šeško; Fabrizio Romano claims the Austrian club are likely to resist advances
  • No progress on James Maddison or Jack Harrison; both played for their respective clubs over the weekend, with the former claiming an assist in Leicester's draw with Brentford
  • Tenuous links to Atalanta's Luis Muriel (Chronicle)

Departures latest

“It’s too early to say. I don’t know (yet)."I don’t want anyone to leave, but I’m well aware that four’s a difficult number to carry." My wish would be to do that, but obviously I’ve got to think of the players as well. We hopefully make the right decision.”

Behind the scenes of Wor Flags' latest display

Women's team lose at Forest

  • The Lady Mags lost 4-0 in a pre-season friendly on Sunday

Saint-Maximin's generosity

  • Heart-warming footage emerged of ASM offering gifts out to fans prior to yesterday's game

Bruno's magic

  • A compilation of Bruno Guimarães' fabulous display in black and white on Saturday

Thank you, Derek

  • The final picture of Derek Wright pitch-side at St James' Park. Thank you for your incredible service, Derek!

The latest from George Caulkin

  • Caulkin's brilliant piece reveals X, Y and Z about matchdays at St James' Park

Great craic from Shearer on last night's Match of the Day

  • Whoever says this bloke's boring is just dead wrong

So, there we have it. Not a day of big stories but we think it's safe to say that the vast majority of Newcastle-related content out there is pretty positive at the moment. What a win on the season opener does for the soul, eh?

Check back Monday evening for the next round-up.