Newcastle United fans here in the Tavern are hoping to see improvements in the next campaign, after a less than convincing first season back in the Premier League.
The Magpies haven’t enjoyed the best of seasons as they’ve flirted with the possibility of relegation throughout, with Rafa Benitez’s side managing to string together a number of positive results when it mattered. Although, there is a number of changes that need to be made in the summer months, as they’ll be hoping to improve on their recent transfer window business.
Indeed, it looks like Mikel Merino is on his way out of St James’ Park as it’s believed that he wants to join Athletic Bilbao, with the Spanish side lining up a bid for the midfielder in the summer. So, the Magpies will need to find a suitable replacement for the Spaniard in the summer transfer window, as they’ll look to bolster their squad for next season.
Therefore, here’s a look at TWO players that Newcastle should sign to replace Mikel Merino…