Newcastle United fans here in the Tavern are hoping that their side can avoid relegation, as Championship football looms for the Magpies.
Rafa Benitez has struggled to come to terms with Premier League football so far this season, as inconsistencies within the Magpies’ ranks have caused for some troubling times on Tyneside. Indeed, deficiencies in the January transfer window have our local residents fearing for their top-flight future, as they still await the debut of Islam Slimani.
Of course, one player who’s currently out on loan is 21-year-old Ivan Toney, as he’s set to spend the rest of the season at League One side Scunthorpe United. And, it seems that the club aren’t prepared to offer the youngster a future up North, as they’re getting ready to listen to any potential offers in the summer transfer window.
The former Northampton Town striker is currently rated at £450k (by Transfermarkt), and was one of the most exciting prospects in the Football League before his move to Newcastle, but has been unable to make a breakthrough with the Magpies since signing back in 2015.
However, this is a decision that could later come back to haunt the club, HERE’S WHY…