It’s been a relatively quiet summer for the Newcastle United fans in the Transfer Tavern, though the recent double swoop for Javier Manquillo and Jacob Murphy have renewed optimism.
Although the Magpies do bost Rafa Benitez at the helm, it is of some concern to our landlord that the team hasn’t seen more reinforcements added, despite the club being promoted as Championship winners.
You would think your squad wouldn’t need too much altering following that success, however, the gap between the top-flight and second-tier is ever-widening and Newcastle will struggle if they don’t get their act together in the market.
A keen Premier League goal scorer is what the Tyneside outfit desperately need to partner or battle with Dwight Gayle, according to our fans by the bar, as well as a ‘keeper to replace the likely outgoing Karl Darlow.
Experience is pivotal in this division and Benitez’s men have little of it, so that is what the manager needs to address in the summer window before it slams shut.
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