The Newcastle supporters just leaving the Transfer Tavern seem satisfied with the club’s summer business so far.
Rafa Benitez, who orchestrated the Magpies swift return to the Championship will be aiming for survival.
Funnily enough, it seems strange to assume the Champions League winner will do anything but succeed this season.
The Spaniard has welcomed the returning Christian Atsu – the winger has signed on a permanent deal after helping the Magpies reach the promised land last season. While ex-Liverpool defender Javier Manquillo and Eibar’s Florian Lejuene have joined the defence.
After a full season of getting to know his squad, it’s safe to say Rafa has an idea as to who is capable of competing in the Premier League and who would benefit from loan moves away.
And we’ve picked out TWO players who we think could drop back into the Championship…