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7 Newcastle loan signings to be considered

12 months ago
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It’s called the close season but in actual fact, it is more like silly season, especially at St James Park.

So I thought I would take silly season to the next level by making a realistic list of potential names I think it would do no harm in looking at this summer.

Of course I don’t have the huge database, or knowledge, or experience that Rafa has, but I reckon I would give Lee Charnley a good run for his money though.

If fans can’t talk about which players they would like us to sign, then really, what is the point?

These are seven Newcastle loan signings to consider:

Tammy Abraham:

Reported that Rafa is in for him again, would be an improvement on Joselu but when we have a player like Adam Armstrong there, I hope he wouldn’t take his place.

Kenedy:

I think this is our best chance of getting Kenedy back.

I can’t see us paying £20 million for him, but if he puts in a full season of similar performances, then maybe we would be persuaded to pay the money.

Still can’t quite see it happening.

Ainsley Maitland Niles:

I have been really impressed with him this past season, may be restricted next year under Emery who will want to hit the ground running.

Was the best player when we played at the Emirates in December.

Davy Klaassen:

After a dreadful first season at Everton, could we take a punt on him?

Maybe a loan is a decent option.

Former captain of Ajax means he has to be good… where have we heard that before?

Mason Mount:

On loan from Chelsea, he was a big player in the Dutch League last season at Vitesse Arnhem.

Maybe still too lightweight for the Premier League but may be worth a shout on loan.

Martin Odegaard:

Similar to Mason Mount, undoubtedly a great talent, the 19 year old has impressed at Heerenveen on loan from Real Madrid.

However, in the no.10 position if we are to improve on Perez, I don’t think we should be buying similar ‘style’ players. Perez is far better than these two (right now anyway).

Renato Sanches:

Had a strange season on loan at Swansea, but under different circumstances, and a better manager, I think he could be an inspirational signing for any club.

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