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Rafa Benitez looking towards the loan market to improve Newcastle

Rafa Benitez looking towards the loan market to improve Newcastle

Newcastle United have had another frustrating transfer window this summer as the club have only managed to make three signings so far.

Martin Dubravka joined permanently in a deal worth £4million, the only deal where money has been spent, whilst Kenedy rejoined on a season-long loan and Ki Sung-yueng arrived on a free transfer following his contract expiring at Swansea City.

Rafa Benitez has made it known that he wants to add a number of players to help improve the squad and ensure they are in a position to remain competitive in the Premier League, however, he has not had the financial backing to make it happen.

According to a report in the Newcastle Chronicle, the Spaniard has looked to the loan market for potential arrivals, although he has not had any success with this approach so far.

It has been stated that he has reached out to the likes of Paris Saint-Germain, Inter Milan and AS Roma about the possibility of temporary deals, however, it has all been to no avail.

The Verdict:

Newcastle will be concerned that they have struggled to make the number of signings they would have hoped for, especially with the transfer window closing a lot earlier than usual.

With the window shutting before the season starts, Benitez still has a desire to bring a number of bodies in, not least in the attacking areas, however, if money remains a concern, then they could continue to face problems.

The manager was expected to have a rather large transfer kitty available for him to use from, however, with just the one purchase of £4m, it appears that he does not have the freedom of making big signings as all would have hoped.

Newcastle fans – thoughts?

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