HomeSoccerNewcastle reportedly target out of favour Barcelona star Lenglet
Newcastle reportedly target out of favour Barcelona star Lenglet
October 12, 2021
By Ben Browning
Revealed: October 12, 2021 12:54 pm
Final Up to date: October 12, 2021 4:47 pm
Newcastle takeover full
Final week, many Newcastle followers’ desires had been made a actuality when Mike Ashley’s 14-year reign accountable for the Tyneside membership got here to an finish, and the Saudi Public Funding Fund took the reigns, backed with a hefty price range.
🤝 An funding group led by the Public Funding Fund, and in addition comprising PCP Capital Companions and RB Sports activities & Media, has accomplished the acquisition of 100% of Newcastle United Restricted and Newcastle United Soccer Membership Restricted from St. James Holdings Restricted.
Now backed by the richest homeowners in World soccer, however sitting within the relegation zone with no win, the Magpies are certain to be spending cash in January as a way to keep away from a considerably humiliating relegation to England’s second tier.
Barcelona buying spree within the works
As per Spanish experiences, the Tyneside membership are amongst these within the providers of out-of-favour Barcelona defender Clement Lenglet. As per the outlet AS Sport:
“they need a left footed defender who can carry out instantly and received’t price an excessive amount of as a place to begin given Barcelona’s financial circumstances.”
Past the truth that Barcelona are in monetary difficulties, and have to recoup as a lot cash as potential, mixed with Newcastle’s newly procured wealth, it’s onerous to see how dependable this story actually is.
Defensive points are largely the least of Newcastle’s worries, and so they have already been strongly linked with Burnley defender James Tarkowski in January, who has important Premier League expertise and could be avialable for roughly the identical worth. If this proves to be the case, will the Tyneside membership actually look to alter each centre-backs?
Moreover, there are nonetheless huge query marks surrounding who shall be in cost, with Steve Bruce broadly anticipated to depart however no clear indication of who will change him at this stage. Will they don’t have any say on incomings?
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This text was edited by Josh Barker.
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