It’s a little more than one month until the Premier League returns.
However, it’s been a fairly quiet summer in terms of transfers.
Manchester City have signed Rodri for £62.8 million, Manchester United have snapped up Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka, while even Tottenham have got involved, sealing deals for Jack Clarke and Tanguy Ndombele.
In fact, there’s just one club that are still yet to buy a player - Newcastle.
Ok, that might not be too alarming considering Arsenal have only signed young Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli and Liverpool have only signed 17-year-old defender Sepp van den Berg.
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But when you remember that they’ve also lost Rafa Benitez this summer, a legendary figure at St. James’ Park, it starts to look even more of a nightmare for the Toon Army.
Also, Ayoze Perez, Salomon Rondon, Mo Diame & Kenedy have all left.
And one Newcastle fan account has summed up the situation perfectly.
“#NUFC are the only Premier League club yet to sign a single player this transfer window.
First team players Ayoze Perez, Salomon Rondon, Mo Diame & Kenedy have all left the club.
Just over 1 month until the PL season starts. No manager. No hope.
There had been hope for Newcastle fans when Steven Gerrard was linked with the vacant managerial position.
However, the Rangers boss appeared to quickly dismiss that by saying: “Fake news. Not that I’m aware of.”
Newcastle’s search for a new manager continues.
There’s always Alan Pardew, whose eight-year contract he signed at the club in 2012 is still yet to expire…