The Mirror is reporting that Henri Saivet, Jack Colback, and young Jamie Sterry are available to leave Newcastle this month – with Jamie likely to get first team experience out on loan.
But Jack Colback and Henri Saivet have no future at Newcastle and are available to move on permanent deals to other clubs.
Sunderland are said to be interested in Colback, but we’d be very surprised if his former club can persuade Colback to move back to Wearside, although he does want to stay in the area – if that’s possible.
The Sunderland fans will hardly welcome him back the way they reacted when he left Sunderland for his hometown club in the summer of 2014.
Henri Saivet – excellent form at West Ham could help him move
The fact that since Henri Saivet played so well for us in the 3-2 win at West Ham, he has not been in the last three Newcastle squads says that he has no future under Rafa on Tyneside.
Colback has fallen out with the manager, and the club are keen to get his high wages (reported to be anywhere between £40K/week and£70K/week) off the wage bill.
His wages are likely to be around £40K/week.
Saivet’s performance at West Ham, where he scored an excellent goal direct from a free kick, should help him find a club with Newcastle wanting their money back on the Senegal International – about £5M.
Given his form in the West Ham game, and his positive attitude, he’s worth £5M.
Other players could leave Newcastle this month but only if we get players in to replace them.
One player who could leave is Serbian striker Aleksandar Mitrovic who wants to leave, and he could lbw allowed to move on if we get two strikers in this month.
Chancel Mbemba could also leave, but we would be surprised if Rafa can get another center-back through the door this month.
It would be great if we can get one or two players through the door early in the month – especially strikers.
They can then start scoring the goals for us.
What do you think?