With the transfer window shutting in just under a week’s time I thought it would be apt to have a look at some of Newcastle’s best and worst signings in recent times.
Over the years Newcastle have spent their fair share of money on expensive players, many of whom failed to cut it during their time at St James’ Park.
As a Newcastle fan on more than one occasion I remember thinking, ‘why did we spend so much money on this waste of space?’ Poor signings often led to managerial sackings as well, with the Magpies employing a dozen different managers in the past 15 years, including two spells by Kevin Keegan.
Here I have a look at the ten worst signings by Newcastle during their time in the FA Premier League, and there was certainly tough competition for places on the list. Let’s just hope Alan Pardew can steer clear of any flops like these in the coming days…