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Newcastle United – Financially Stable or Financially Stationary?

8 years ago

There is being Financially Stable and there is being Financially Stationary. We have just come to a grinding halt. Money is eagerly being fed into the SJP letter box from Premier League HQ, but the brown envelope doesn’t even hit the doormat before being whipped away to be kept in a very, very safe place. Also known as the Bank of Cashley.

To add insult to injury, not only are we speeding through the transfer window like slugs in treacle boots, but we are still faced with uncertainty surrounding popular first teamers in Cabaye and Cisse. Hopefully Cisse puts his Wonga woes behind him and comes out firing this season – like we know (hope) he can. We need him. Cabaye may end up with Man Utd having a right good sniff if they fail with all their current targets. Let’s see where we are when the window “slams” shut.

Both are getting a bit of stick currently from some quarters, you can say all you like about the pair, but I don’t think we can afford to lose either. In fact I don’t think we can afford to lose any more unless suitably replaced. Well Obertan maybe!

We have already seen the squad dip in numbers, quality reinforcements are most urgently required.

It’s not bleeding rocket science. It’s the old leaky bucket adage – you are always going to lose some, you’ve just got to keep topping it up. Always been the same, it’s never changed regardless of money. Players come and players go.

But before I push myself into a medical episode that cannot be reversed I thought I would sway to a slightly different angle.

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