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We asked fans: ‘How successful has Newcastle United 2021 summer transfer window been?’

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The question we were asking NUFC fans on Thursday was: ‘How successful has this Newcastle United 2021 summer transfer window been?’

Before voting, we asked supporters to have a think about how these last few months have gone…

Could / should Mike Ashley, Lee Charnley and Steve Bruce possibly have done any better  in ensuring Newcastle United had more quality signings, or is Joe Willock enough.

The window closed on Tuesday, completing 84 days of action / inaction.

So the question was, have Newcastle United done enough?

You also had to factor in that a large number of squad players have been moved out, especially Andy Carroll and Florian Lejeune, without having been replaced.

To help Newcastle fans make up their mind, we listed (see below) the business all of the 20 Premier League clubs have done these past three months.

When deciding whether Newcastle have done enough, it is important to also consider it in light of what the other Premier League clubs have done in this summer transfer window.

We asked supporters to rate the NUFC transfer window from 0-10, with 0 for very very bad and 10 for very very good, or of course choosing anywhere in between.

These were the results (percentages rounded up / down to nearest whole number):

10 – 2%

9 – 0%

8 – 0%

7 – 0%

6 – 0%

5 – 1%

4 – 2%

3 – 6%

2 – 12%

1- 34%

0 – 43%

Pretty emphatic to say the least, more than three in four (77%) rating Newcastle United’s summer transfer window either 1 or 0. Whilst when you add in the 12% who voted 2, you have almost nine in ten (89%) rating the window at 2 out of 10 or less.

Taking all the fans ratings as a whole, it averages out at a summer transfer window success rating of 0.97 out of 10 for Newcastle United supporters.

Perfectly summing up the mood of the fans after this dismal summer of ‘preparation’ for this 2021/22 season.

Premier League clubs signings agreed in 2021 summer transfer window:


Aaron Ramsdale – £24m from Sheffield United

Takehiro Tomiyasu – £15m from Bologna

Martin Odegaard – £30m from Real Madrid

Ben White – £50m from Brighton

Nuno Tavares – £8m from Benfica

Albert Sambi Lokonga – £15m from Anderlecht

Aston Villa

Danny Ings – £30m from Southampton

Axel Tuanzebe – Loan from Man Utd

Leon Bailey – £30m from Bayer Leverkusen

Emiliano Buendia – £33m from Norwich

Ashley Young – Free from Inter Milan


Yoane Wissa – £9m from Lorient

Alvaro Fernandez – loan from Huesca

Frank Onyeka – £10m from Midtjylland

Myles Peart-Harris – Undisclosed fee from Chelsea

Kristoffer Ajer – £13.5m from Celtic


Marc Cucurella – £15.4m from Getafe

Enoch Mwepu – £22m from RB Salzburg

Abdallah Sima – Undisclosed from Slavia Prague

Kaoru Mitoma – Undisclosed from Kawasaki Frontale

Kjell Scherpen – Undisclosed from Ajax


Nathan Collins – £12m from Stoke

Connor Roberts – Undisclosed from Swansea

Maxwel Cornet – £13m from Lyon

Aaron Lennon – Free agent

Wayne Hennessey – Free transfer from Crystal Palace


Romelu Lukaku – £97.5m from Inter Milan

Saul Niguez – Loan from Atletico Madrid

Marcus Bettinelli – Free transfer from Fulham

Crystal Palace

Odsonne Edouard – £14m from Celtic

Will Hughes – £6m from Watford

Joachim Andersen – Eventual fee could reach £18m from Lyon

Marc Guehi – Eventual fee could reach £20m from Chelsea

Michael Olise – £8m from Reading

Jacob Montes – Undisclosed fee from Georgetown University

Remi Matthews – Free transfer from Sunderland

Conor Gallagher – Loan from Chelsea


Demarai Gray – £1.7m from Bayer Leverkusen

Salomon Rondon – Free from Dalian Professional

Andros Townsend – Free transfer from Crystal Palace

Asmir Begovic – Free transfer from Bournemouth


Daniel James – £25m from Man Utd

Junior Firpo – £13m from Barcelona

Kristoffer Klaesson – Undisclosed from Valerenga

Amari Miller – Undisclosed fee from Birmingham City

Jack Harrison – £11m from Man City


Jannik Verstergaard – £15m from Southampton

Ademola Lookman – Loan from Leipzig

Patson Daka – £22m from Red Bull Salzburg

Boubakary Soumare – £17m from Lille

Ryan Bertrand – Free transfer from Southampton


Ibrahima Konate – £36m from Leipzig

Man City

Jack Grealish – £100m from Aston Villa

Scott Carson – Free from Derby County

Man Utd

Cristiano Ronaldo – £20n from Juventus

Raphael Varane – £34m from Real Madrid

Jadon Sancho – £73m from Borussia Dortmund

Tom Heaton – Free from Aston Villa

Newcastle United

Joe Willock – Eventual £25m from Arsenal


Ozan Kabak – Loan from Schalke

Brandon Williams – Loan from Man Utd

Christos Tzolis – £9m from PAOK

Mathias Normann – Loan from Rostov

Josh Sargent – £9m from Werder Bremen

Pierre Lees-Melou – £3.5m from Nice

Billy Gilmour – Loan from Chelsea

Ben Gibson – £9m from Burnley

Dimitrios Giannoulis – £6m from PAOK Salonika

Angus Gunn – £5m from Southampton

Milot Rashica – £11m from Werder Bremen


Lyanco – £7m from Torino

Adam Armstrong – £15m+ from Blackburn

Armando Broja – Loan from Chelsea

Romain Perraud – £12m from Stade Brest

Tino Livramento – Undisclosed from Chelsea

Theo Walcott – Free transfer from Everton


Emerson Royal – £26m from Barcelona

Cristian Romero – £42m from Atalanta

Pape Matar Sarr – £18m from Metz

Bryan Gil – £21m from Sevilla

Pierluigi Gollini – Loan with option to buy for £13m from Atalanta


Moussa Sissoko – £3m from Tottenham

Ozan Tufan – Loan with option to buy from Fenerbahce

Juraj Kucka – Undisclosed from Parma

Imran Louza – £9m from FC Nantes

Ashley Fletcher – Free transfer from Middlesbrough

Danny Rose – Free transfer from Tottenham

Emmanuel Dennis – Undisclosed from Club Brugge

Peter Etebo – Loan from Stoke

Joshua King – Free from Everton

Dapo Mebude – Free from Rangers

West Ham

Nikola Vlasic – £26m from CSKA Moscow

Alex Kral – Loan from Spartak Moscow

Kurt Zouma – £30m from Chelsea

Alophonse Areola – Loan from PSG

Craig Dawson – Undisclosed fee from Watford

Pierre Ekwah Elimby – Undisclosed fee from Chelsea


Rayan Ait-Nouri – Undisclosed fee from Angers

Jose Sa – Undisclosed fee from Olympiakos

Hwang Hee-chan – Loan from Leipzig

Bendeguz  – Undisclosed fee from Fehervar

Francisco Trincao – Loan from Barcelona with £25m option to buy

Yerson Mosquera – Undisclosed fee from Atletico Nacional


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