Steve Bruce is now reportedly eyeing up moves for as many as three players from the Premier League for Newcastle United before the transfer window ends.
The Lowdown: Bad start
There is no sugar-coating that it has been a bad start to the new 2021/22 season for the St. James’ Park faithful.
Should Newcastle sign Choudhury?
After losing both of their opening games in the Premier League, they crashed out of the Carabao Cup second round on penalties to Burnley on Wednesday night, and so new signings could not come quicker for the North East club in order to boost their squad.
The Latest: Three players eyed
As per The Daily Mail, Bruce is now looking to sign Hamza Choudhury on loan, while he also holds an interest in both Harry Winks and Phil Jones.
However, the former Aston Villa and Sunderland manager has already admitted that he needs to move some players on first of all before they can make any new additions.
The Verdict: Sign sign sign
What all three players have in common is they all offer a vast amount of experience in the top flight, with Leicester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United respectively.
Once likened to legendary midfielders Xavi and Iniesta by former Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino (Birmingham Mail), Winks certainly has a point to prove to show why he was given his senior England debut back in 2017 (Transfermarkt), while Choudhury would also add some tenacity and bite to the current options in the middle of the park.
At 29 years of age now, Jones is also a player who will want to show that he is still capable of playing in the Premier League week in and week out, and so all three could be smart deals for the Tyneside club if they can secure loan deals at minimum cost.
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