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Ashley Gives Green Light For New Striker

9 years ago

Newcastle United’s woeful goalscoring record last season needed to be urgently addressed, particularly when you look at the scarcity of goals after Demba Ba headed south.

Most fans will be hoping for at least two extra attacking options to go alongside Papiss Cisse and Yoan Gouffran but at least one striker with goals already on the table, must be an absolute minimum.

Unmasking the new signings…

Putting any kind of expectation on teenager Adam Campbell would be unfair, while as for Shola…

The Chronicle are reporting that Mike Ashley is ready to pay the money to bring in a striker after talking to Joe Kinnear.

Names such as Darren Bent and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are being bandied about but competing with a host of other clubs for Aubameyang, or matching Bent’s reported £60,000 a week wages, would appear unlikely.

However, that is the reality and the thought of going into the new season with the limited attacking options we finished the season with, just doesn’t bear thinking about.


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