The Toon Army here in the Tavern have been waiting patiently, as they begin to show glimmers of hope for the upcoming domestic period.
Newcastle have turned into a roller coaster of a side in recent years, after the glory days of Alan Shearer and Peter Beardsley fade out of United fans’ minds.
So far this season they’ve started with the promise of guaranteeing their stay in the big time, as they sit in a proud midtable place having delivered a mixed bag of form. Over the last few match days, they’ve begun to lose their shape, with losses in their previous couple of games resulting in a desperate need to improve.
Spanish mastermind Rafa Benitez has been the main reason for the club’s rise, as his Newcastle legacy is beginning to take full flow. Since taking over last year in 2016, he’s managed to drag them from the depths of despair to enjoying trophy success, with the next stop on the Benitez Tyneside Express being to set up a stable base in the Premier League.
However, one significant occurrence that has surfaced for the club this season is being put up for sale by owner Mike Ashley. This has triggered many happy reactions for the Toon Army, with prospects of a nearing transfer window looking appealing.
Reports in The Sun have suggested that businesswomen Amanda Staveley is set to complete the takeover of the club soon, much to the delight of our Geordie contingent.
So, with an influx of cash set to be injected into the club, potential transfer funds will be a delight for Benitez’s future plans. The Spanish manager already has his eyes on a potential signing, reports suggest in The Sun that the prolific Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun has become of interest to the gaffer and his scouting staff.
So with cash and links becoming the norm, here’s THREE potential departures that the signing of Tosun will trigger…