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What is Newcastle United’s record in terms of overseas signings? Dean Wilkins examines every recruit since 1993 to see whether it is a winning formula.
When it comes to french players in Premier League then Newcastle lead the way – read these headline results of a recent UEFA based demographic study.
This past weekend saw 75 English players start in the ten Premier league matches, a figure that represents only 34% of all the starting line-ups.
When it comes to footballers in the most sought after position up front, that percentage goes up to 44% and in England plus five other countries, over 50% of strikers are from a different country; Yoan Gouffran and Papiss Cisse cases in point.
Fans react to ‘My 10 very worst Newcastle United moments’ – Some absolute classics
‘Five Newcastle United signings – One useless, One pointless and Three showing promise’
Arsenal fans comments on reports Granit Xhaka could leave and go to Newcastle – Very enlightening
Club release top Newcastle United skills footage of Allan Saint-Maximin – A great watch
Former Newcastle United winger Callum Roberts makes it 13 goals and 3 hat-tricks already this season