A Successful Transfer Window?
Reports are suggesting that THREE of our targets want to join us.
There are reports that Bafetimbi Gomis, Darren Bent and Loic Remy all want to join the magpies, which is very good news for us.
All of a sudden, things seem to be perking up on Tyneside, as the Lyon president and Alan Pardew have both confirmed we are already in advanced talks to sign Gomis.
There are reports suggesting that we are still talking to Remy’s representatives who have apparently agreed to forget about January as Loic now wants to join us! Also, with Benteke now taking a U-turn and signing a contract extension, it could pave the way for Darren Bent to come to Newcastle and I think £4-5million would be reasonable for a proven prem striker.
With Papiss Cisse looking likely to leave, lets say for around £13-15million, could help us bring in those three strikers who would be excellent transfer business for around £18million (Gomis £7m, Remy £6m, Bent £5m) and then we’d have 4 top strikers with Adam Campbell coming through the ranks (Ameobi also looking likely to leave) and they say a top club has four top strikers 🙂
However, I’m not gonna get my hopes up as we’ve seen these hopeful situations turn into disasters but I’m sure every Newcastle fan would be very happy with Remy, Gomis, Bent and maybe a left winger like Scott Sinclair or Tom Ince.
I agree with Pardew, that he is fairly happy with the defence and midfield with some top youngsters also challenging for a place in the starting eleven or bench. So I think attackers is all we need to worry about at the moment.
Maybe this summer isn’t going to be all doom and gloom, perhaps we are going to see Newcastle being very active in the transfer window in the coming days or weeks, though I hope we can get in our targets for the last few games of pre-season.
This is what I call a successful transfer window for us:
IN: £23m – £26m spent
Tom Ince 8m/Scott Sinclair 5m
Loic Remy 6m
Bafetimbi Gomis 7m
Darren Bent 5m
So if that does happen in our transfer window, look how strong our squad would be to take into the new season:
Right back: Debuchy/Tavernier
Centre back: Coloccini/M’Biwa/Taylor/Williamson/Good
Left back: Santon/Haidara
Right midfield: Ben Arfa/Obertan
Left midfield: Marveaux/Sinclair or Ince/Sammy Ameobi
Centre midfield: Cabaye/Tiote/Sissoko/Anita/Bigirimana
Attacking midfield: Cabaye/Vuckic/Gouffran/Marveaux
Lets keep the faith, Howay the lads.
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