According to Spanish station Cadena SER, via ‘Sport‘, Newcastle United look set to miss out on a loan deal for striker Paco Alcacer as this update hints he may be on the verge of a loan move back to Valencia instead – prompting real disappointment from Magpies supporters.
The Spaniard, who’s scored a prolific 26 goals in 47 appearances during his time at Borussia Dortmund, with 19 of them coming last campaign (Transfermarkt), has been linked with a Premier League move this window to both Tottenham and the Magpies (The Northern Echo).
Now, it appears that potential move may be scuppered by Alcacer’s reported desire to return to his former club Valencia. As well as scoring far more goals, the 26-year-old, when compared to current Newcastle striker Joelinton, averages more shots per game (2) – perhaps hinting that he would’ve been a threatening alternative – even if the Brazilian beats him hands down in terms of aerial duels (5.4), as per WhoScored.com.
As a result, some Magpies supporters are disappointed to miss out on the hitman – here’s what they had to say on Twitter.
Imagine my surprise
— Neil Jeffs (@Jethrotoolio) January 27, 2020
This is what happens when you have a small name manager tin pot manager.
He would have signed for Rafa Benitez.
Very important to have a big name manager if Saudi Prince comes and splashes the cash.
— Rafa Facts (@FactsRafa) January 27, 2020
Shame that. Would have been a cracking signing but makes sense since Rodrigo is supposed to be going to Barca
— Michael Cantwell (@mickycantwell) January 27, 2020
That spinning plate has crashed to the ground.
— MSW (@Toonattics) January 27, 2020
— AP (@amannufc) January 28, 2020
The fakeover is covering the cracks another loan striker then business as per
— Scott towers (@Scotttowers3) January 27, 2020
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