Steven Taylor and Obafemi Martins could once be teammates in the very near future.
The pair of them played together for Newcastle from 2006 to 2009, until the Nigerian striker jumped ship after the first relegation under Mike Ashley.
Steven Taylor staying on until 2016 when he was released after Rafa Benitez decided not to offer him a new contract.
Taylor joined Wellington Phoenix fin July. Phoneix compete in Australia’s A-League and they were very happy to sign the ‘Newcastle Legend’ and ‘England Defender’ as a high profile overseas signing.
Wellington Phoenix failed in an attempt to bring in 35 year former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien and are now reported to have switched attention to Obafemi Martins.
Martins in unwanted by his current club Shanghai Shenhua after recovering from injury, Demba Ba now first choice.
NEWCASTLE UNITED FIXTURES
Saturday 15th September
15:00 Newcastle United v Arsenal
Saturday 22nd September
15:00 Crystal Palace v Newcastle United
Saturday 29th September
15:00 Newcastle United v Leicester City
MAN CITY 2 NEWCASTLE 1 (Yedlin)
Dubravka, Yedlin, Lascelles, Fernandez, Clark (Murphy 81), Dummett, Kenedy (Atsu 54), Diamé, Ki Sung-yueng, Pérez, Rondón (Joselu 73)
Subs: Muto, Sterry, Darlow, Longstaff
NOTTINGHAM FOR 3 NEWCASTLE 1 (Rondon)
Darlow, Sterry, Schär, Fernandez (Pérez 69), Clark, Atsu, Longstaff, Ki Sung-yueng, Kenedy, Muto (Murphy 77), Joselu (Rondón 82)
Subs: Elliot, Dummett, Diamé, Yedlin
NEWCASTLE 1 CHELSEA 2 (Joselu)
Dubravka, Yedlin, Schär (Muto 79), Fernandez, Clark, Dummett, Ritchie, Diamé, Ki Sung-yueng, Murphy (Pérez 73), Rondón (Joselu 62)
Subs: Sterry, Darlow, Atsu, Longstaff
CARDIFF 0 NEWCASTLE 0
Dubravka, Manquillo (Hayden 45), Lascelles, Clark, Dummett, Ritchie (Murphy 70), Shelvey, Diamé, Kenedy, Pérez (Muto 65), Joselu
Subs: Ki Sung-yueng, Rondón, Fernandez, Darlow
NEWCASTLE 1 TOTTENHAM 2 (Joselu)
Dubravka, Yedlin (90+2), Lascelles, Clark, Dummett, Ritchie (Atsu 69), Shelvey, Diamé, Kenedy, Pérez (Muto 81),Joselu (Rondón 59)
Subs: Ki Sung-yueng, Schär, Manquillo, Darlow