Newcastle will miss out on St. Etienne striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and he’s in Dortmund right now undergoing a medical by all reports, and his signing could even be announced today.
Loic Remy – are Newcastle interested?
So Newcastle will miss out on another top transfer target, because we were unwilling to pay out the big money for a top player, and that’s been the case a lot since Mike Ashley bought the club.
But we’ve still managed to buy some top players, because of the scouting of Graham Carr, but now Newcastle will need to turn to their other striker targets this summer, and hopefully we can get a couple through the door.
Newcastle will try to bring in Darren Bent, but will not pay more than a nominal fee for the 29 year-old, so we could lose out there too.
And we wonder if Newcastle will go back in for Loic Remy, who is available for just £8M from QPR.
Things got a little bit more difficult in mid-May, when Remy and two of his friends were accused of rape by a 34 year-old woman, and they were arrested and released on bail, but that case is still to be heard.
There’s little doubt that as a striker Remy would have been a good buy for us in January, when he was supposed to come to Tyneside, but went for the big money at QPR instead – silly lad.
So bearing in mind his rape charge, and that he didn’t want to come to Newcastle in January, should Newcastle still go after him for £8M this summer?
We are going to release a new poll on this topic – so please let us know what you think.
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