Unique – Newcastle United’s new chiefs are already making switch preparations for the following two home windows, whereas they’ve been left stunned by the sheer quantity of brokers and golf equipment who’ve already been in touch providing gamers.
The controversial £300m Saudi-led takeover has all of a sudden put Newcastle among the many wealthiest golf equipment on the earth, with hypothesis already turning to how the membership will spend on transfers within the upcoming January window.
90min understands that Newcastle are placing collectively two lists of switch targets for 2022.
The hierarchy envisages spending massive in each January and the summer season, however the gamers they’ll entice in each home windows might be very totally different.
The brand new house owners consider key to each is that they’re practical, which suggests there’s a clear distinction between the 2 home windows.
In January, the primary level of focus might be a right away need to enhance the squad to maintain them within the Premier League, because the membership’s new house owners are conscious that the world’s greatest names are unlikely to be keen to make the transfer mid-season to a membership with out European soccer.
Whereas targets are being mentioned, the membership are conscious they should be achieved in shut proximity to their seek for a brand new sporting director, CEO and supervisor.
A brand new supervisor is prone to be the primary massive appointment, with present boss Steve Bruce’s days already numbered.
The rapid targets embody gamers who they consider are attainable, and that may imply gamers keen to hitch them in January.
Amongst these is known to be Burnley defender James Tarkowski. The England centre-back is out of contract on the finish of the season and has turned down gives to signal a brand new deal.
Newcastle consider he can be a deal they may wrap up shortly as they intention to shore up their squad and guarantee their place within the Premier League – which is their rapid precedence.
Rangers’ Alfredo Morelos is one other participant they’re wanting intently at. The Colombian is somebody the membership has achieved lots of work on already, and a transfer for him is a definite risk.
Manchester United is also a raiding submit with Jesse Lingard, Phil Jones and Nemanja Matic all believed to be seen as choices by Newcastle after being provided to them in within the earlier window. The identical may be mentioned of Chelsea pair Ross Barkley and Ruben Loftus-Cheek.
Curiously, whereas a newly moneyed Newcastle had absolutely anticipated to be inundated with gives for gamers following the takeover, even they’ve been ‘stunned’ by the quantity of brokers and golf equipment already contacting them following final week’s completion of the takeover.