Newcastle United’s problems going forward are well documented, with only Watford, who sit bottom of the table, scoring less than them so far this season.
Do you seriously think Peter Kenyon will purchase Newcastle United?
The Magpies have scored just six goals in ten games, with their only wins of the campaign requiring clean sheets in sturdy 1-0 victories over Spurs and Man United.
Record signing and main forward Joelinton has bagged just once, with a real goal-scoring crisis looming over St. James’ Park for the games ahead.
Now, Steve Bruce’s side are linked with a £10.5 million move (per Sky Sports) for Strasbourg defensive midfielder Ibrahima Sissoko, with the Frenchman’s stats indicating that of a fine passing midfielder – but holding next to nothing in attacking threat.
Sissoko has accumulated an impressive 84.5% pass success rate this season, with his goals and assists nothing to speak about, according to WhoScored.com.
As a result, supporters have laughed off the interest, claiming another defensive midfield player shouldn’t exactly be high on the agenda.
Here’s what Newcastle fans had to say regarding the rumour:
EXPANSIVE ATTACKING BRUCEBALL INCOMING
— Tom Denham (@TomDenham) October 29, 2019
yea coz we really need another holding midfielder who’s not going to feed our strikers
— Rich Wearz (@wearz) October 29, 2019
They should buy somebody who can successfully kick the football into the goal… #nufc
— Carl White (@Lossy2010) October 29, 2019
— Shaun Wales (@wales_shaun) October 29, 2019
It’s goals we need.
— Toon Toon (@letswaitandsee9) October 29, 2019
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Need to be scoring goals never mind defensive midfielders
— Jonny (@Jonnygeld) October 29, 2019