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Wednesday’s Toon Talk: Mikel Merino Loves Newcastle

And Newcastle loves Mikel Merino

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Merino with the big time celebration
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I hope everyone is enjoying their Wednesday today! Here is some news across the league. Tell us what you think!

Mikel Merino wasn’t so sure about Newcastle fans when he first joined the English side. But it did not take him long to see that his first opinion of them was totally off as he has felt very welcomed in his new home. (HITC)

As many of you guys will remember, Jacob Murphy has a brother, Josh. He is thriving at Norwich right now. Is Rafa Benitez still monitoring the twin’s performance? Should we still be interested in a move for him? (Chronicle)

Of course transfer talks will never die down. The Chronicle highlights targets in Germany that may be sparking Benitez’s interest. Also, is there a player from Wolverhampton that could be on Newcastle’s radar? (Chronicle) (Birmingham Mail)

Around the Premier League

Bleacher Report ranked the 100 best players in the Premier League after matchday 9. Included in the list is Rob Elliott as the 6th best keeper, Javi Manquillo as the 6th best left back, Jamaal Lascelles as the 6th best center back, and Mikel Merino as the 8th best central midfielder to name a few. Ciaran Clark, Isaac Hayden, and Matt Ritchie also made the list. Check it out and tell us what you think! (Bleacher Report)