If you ever doubted the craziness of the media and the transfer window, over this past weekend Newcastle United have been linked with making 19 different signings.
In just 48 hours, the media suggested Newcastle could buy:
In addition, there were also stories linking 5 different Newcastle players with an exit from the club this summer.
As you will see in the list below, many of the players have been linked with Newcastle in the past – some very regularly/almost every transfer window.
Almost as though the press are just regurgitating old claims of signings…
Vurnon Anita appears in both lists, with some claiming he is getting a new contract, whilst others confidently claim he is moving on.
It looks like we are in for an interesting…and often frustrating/annoying Summer.
INCOMING POTENTIAL SIGNINGS REPORTED BY MEDIA OVER THE WEEKEND
Ruben Semedo (Sporting Lisbon) Centre-Back
Mattia Destro (Bologna) Striker
Andy Carroll (West Ham) Striker
Nathan Ake (Chelsea) Left-Back (also can play Midfield)
Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Chelsea) Midfielder
Christian Atsu (Chelsea) Winger
Vurnon Anita (Newcastle) Right-Back
Wes Morgan (Leicester) Centre-Back
Harry Maguire (Hull) Centre-Back
Mo Salah (Roma) Winger
Kieran Gibbs (Arsenal) Left-Back
Peter Ankersen (FC Copenhagen) Centre-Back
Jozo Simunovic (Celtic) Centre-Back
Tom Cairney (Fulham) Midfielder
Fabian Delph (Man City) Midfielder
Phil Bardsley (Stoke) Right-Back
Calum Chambers (Arsenal) Centre-Back
Riyad Boudebouz (Montpellier) Midfielder
Jay Rodriguez (Southampton) Striker
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