Newcastle Given A+ For Transfer Business By Sky Sports Pundit

Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson seems to have thought that Newcastle did great in the January transfer window and has given the club an A+ for their transfer window and on contrast he has given Sunderland a C.

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Seydou Doumbia with Steve McClaren yesterday

Newcastle did well to do the following deals in the January transfer window.

Jonjo Shelvey£12MSwansea
Henri Saivet£5MBordeaux
Andros Townsend£12MTottenham
Seydou DoumbiaLoanAS Roma
Transfer Fees Out£29M
Florian ThauvinLoanMarseille
Shane Ferguson£0.25MMilwall
Mike Williamson£0.25MWolves
Adam ArmstrongExtended LoanCoventry
Gael BigirimanaExtended LoanCoventry
Transfer Fees In£0.5M
Net Spend£28.5M

Newcastle were also the biggest spenders in the January transfer window.

This is what Paul has said about the Newcastle transfer window and the players we brought in:

“They have had a right go in the transfer market and it was 100% the right thing to do.”

“I like what they’ve bought; Andros Townsend and Jonjo Shelvey have played in the Premier League, they’ve played international football, they always want to get on the ball and I really like that.”

Grade: A+

And most fans think we have done well also.

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Now we have to start winning and Steve McClaren has to start producing – we have a tough game at Everton tomorrow night.

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