Alan Pardew and Joe Kinnear have been in talks over the weekend regarding the lack of signings this summer, and it seems it’s not only the fans now, who are getting concerned, but maybe the hierarchy at Newcastle too, as Joe Kinnear tries to make his first signing for the club as Director of Football.
Joe Kinnear – needs to break his duck
The press are characterizing it as there has been a clash of the tow men over the weekend, but the main thing is why is the Gomis deal, which must be over 90% complete, still not yet signed?
I’ve even had a couple fo emails overnight saying that Joe Kinnear is close (has been) to be fired, but we’re sure that;s not true, but whatever it is that’s in the way of getting both Gomis and Remy through the door has to be sorted out and quickly.
Newcastle are still the only club with no senior player signed, but we’ve brought in five players this year, but Sunderland have brough in nine players this summer as manager Paolo Di Canio completely rebuilds the Sunderland side.
Newcastle have only added 17 year-old French midfielder Olivier Kemen from Metz this summer.
But in addition to the two French strikers, there are several reports that Newcastle are also after Tom Ince of Blackpool and James McCarthy of Wigan, – one English player and one Scottish player.
Things are not yet desperate, because if we get Gomis and Remy on board, or even just one of these, things will lighten up very quickly.
But we think it will be very difficult to get James McCarthy or Tom Ince to the club, because there will be a lot of competition from other clubs for both players.
But first of all we must complete the Gomis or Remy signing before we play Rangers on Tuesday night.
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