Newcastle United

Hello Tom Cairney: The potential new-look Newcastle United midfield

While the Newcastle United fans in the Transfer Tavern have been all but certain their side would make an instant return to the Premier League for much of the season, some stuttering league form of late has caused concern. 

Though the Geordie faithful propping up the bar are still in love with the Rafalution, they are desperately hoping top brass at St. James’ Park are able to bring in some January reinforcements to aid their promotion challenge.

So reports strongly linking the Magpies with a move for Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney have provided some food for thought.

Clearly, the 25-year-old isn’t exactly the biggest of names, though could be a wonderful addition to the ranks in black and white and is certainly a departure from the French-based talent the Toon were previously so hell-bent on signing in their droves.

With the transfer stories in mind, our Tyneside locals are trying to imagine the potential look of their engine room if Cairney is to arrive.

Here’s what they’ve come up with.

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