The Newcastle United fans in The Transfer Tavern are having a game of pool and discussing a late bid made by the club for a Premier League striker.
The Daily Express is reporting that Steve McClaren’s side have made a late transfer deadline day bid for Swansea City striker Bafetimbi Gomis.
The shock decision to make a loan move for the Swansea front man comes after all hope of Saido Berahino extinguished following West Bromwich Albion’s offer to turn down a £24 million offer from the North East outfit.
With his side desperate for a goalscorer Steve McClaren has been left with no choice but to make an eleventh hour bid for the Swansea man, with his side desperate for goals to ensure their Premier League survival.
30-year-old Gomis has long been admired on Tyneside but the move will still come as surprise to many.
As for the Newcastle fans in The Transfer Tavern they are delighted by the news but a reluctant to excited that any deal will be completed by 11pm, until they see it from their own clubs sources in black and white.
Newcastle fans, will you land a striker tonight? Let us know in the comments below!