Newcastle United fans here in the bar at the Football Transfer Tavern are counting down the days before their return to the Premier League gets underway and it’s safe to say the anticipation is growing among the Toon Army.
With that said, the summer transfer window has not attracted the big names that were expected to join the Magpies and with just over a month left of the transfer window, Rafa Benitez needs to get his skates on to ensure his team are ready for the start of the season.
Despite the lack of activity in the transfer window, the Magpies have seen the likes of Jacob Murphy, Javier Manquillo and Florian Lejeune all join the club in order to bolster the squad’s roster in time for the new season.
However, the Magpies in the Tavern don’t feel these signings are enough and they would like to see some areas strengthened before the start of the season, especially given the fact that many of the teams they perceive to be a similar ability to them are spending big money in strengthening their side.
The debate has rumbled on for a while now between the Newcastle fans and with time clearly running out, it is now squeaky bum time as the talks on who Benitez needs to bring in are coming to an end.
Our landlord has listened in on the debate and has stated that Newcastle should sign at least one of these three players before the window slams shut…