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Benitez opens up on Newcastle’s £25m McCarthy interest

Rafael Benitez has stated that Everton midfielder James McCarthy “is not” Newcastle’s “first target”. The Magpies have made four signings since their return to the Premier League after winning the Championship. Defender Florian Lejeune and Christian Atsu have both arrived for fees, while Stefan O’Connor and Josef Yarney have joined on free transfers. McCarthy has… Read More »