Our Newcastle United fans here in the Transfer Tavern are praying to the Angel of the North that Rafa Benitez gets the funds he needs to strengthen the Toon Army.
The Magpies have endured a rocky season, after a poor start, Benitez and his men shot up the table and mixed it with the big boys for a while. Since then, poor goalscoring form and a team that is lacking in new faces have struggled and now find themselves near the bottom of the table.
Our regulars have a soft spot for the Toon Army and are desperate to see Mike Ashley give Benitez the funds he needs to keep this Newcastle team in the Premier League, where it belongs. However, with much confusion around the takeover, Benitez finds himself in a similar situation to summer by not knowing what his budget is.
With that in mind, if Ashley wants to sell the club, he needs it in the EPL and our landlord takes a look at two things he needs to deliver in order for that to happen…
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