Our Newcastle fans here in the Transfer Tavern are expecting their side to go another step closer towards promotion with a win over Aston Villa tonight, with Rafa Benitez reportedly getting plans ready for if they do go up.
The Magpies have done exactly what was expected of them at the start of the season in being part of the title chase and they can return to the top of the league with a win this evening.
And, should they go up, the summer could be a very busy one for the Magpies – according to Chronicle Live.
They are of the opinion that Benitez wants to completely overhaul the squad in the summer should the side go up with plenty of senior first-team stars potentially on the way out.
Certainly, the club and their manager have the reputation to draw in bigger names than most promoted sides and so it could be a very exciting market to preside over in the north-east.
Our local Magpies are looking forward to it, too, and think they could be about to reap the rewards of keeping Benitez in charge for this season.
Thoughts, Newcastle fans? Let us know below!
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