The Newcastle fans in the Transfer Tavern are hoping they can continue their good form from the end of last season and hit the ground running – as they return to the top flight.
Newcastle finished last season on a high by snatching the Championship title away from Brighton and getting back into the Premier League at the first time of asking.
Despite such a fantastic end to the season – the Magpies do have their fair share of problems at the club.
Looking at their squad as a whole, Newcastle have some pretty major issues that need resolving as quickly as possible.
Rafa Benitez is a smart manager and an experienced one to boot; however, if he doesn’t, resolve these Newcastle could be in for a tricky season.
With that being said, here is what the North East giants need to sort before the season kicks off.