Our Newcastle fans here in the Transfer Tavern are hoping that Rafa Benitez can pull some rabbits out of the hat before the window shuts on Wednesday.
Newcastle are in desperate need of strengthening as they continue to slide down the table. It’s been a tough couple of windows for our local Geordies in the bar, and many of the punters are still surprised that Benitez is still there. It looks as if the latest takeover talks have all fallen through, giving the Spaniard just a few days to come up with some answers to the questions his team have been posing all season.
Nothing will be higher on his list of priorities than a striker with the Magpies failing to find the net on a regular occurrence. However, to release more funds, some players have to go and Benetiz could take his pick of the underperforming stars in his squad.
With that in mind, our landlord takes a better look at two players that should be shown the door by Wednesday night…
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