Newcastle United supporters in the Transfer Tavern were drowning their sorrows in the first few weeks of the season, but they are very much in high spirits now following their side’s third successive victory.
Rafa Benitez’s men were beaten by Tottenham and Huddersfield Town in their opening two games of the campaign to underline the task they’ve got upon their return to the Premier League, but a 3-0 success over West Ham got them back on the right path, which they continued upon thanks to a 1-0 win at Swansea City last week.
And the North East giants continued their resurgence with a fine 2-1 victory over Stoke City on Saturday, a match that saw boss Benitez return to the dugout after he missed the Swansea win having had an operation.
Much was made of Newcastle’s transfer window as well over the summer as the club only added six new faces, only one of which (Joselu) was a striker.
And many Magpies fans in the Tavern feel that their club could be slightly short in the attacking department as the season wears on, and so here are FIVE strikers the North East giants should already be targeting ready for the reopening of the transfer window in January…
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