Date: 6th November 2017 at 8:15pm
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Newcastle manager Benitez revealed on Friday that the club were working hard to sign on loan from in the summer.

The 20 year old opted to join City instead in July, joining up with former Chelsea coach , where he has gone on to score four goals this already. Speaking about Abraham, Rafa said he thinks that the forward could have made a difference to the squad:

“We knew that he was a player with potential and could go with the national team now or in the future. He was with the Under-21s. Yes [he could have been here], but he’s not here. We have to be sure we improve our players.”

After missing out on Abraham, the Magpies signed from Stoke City for £5m. The Spaniard has scored two goals in eleven appearances for Newcastle so far but his lack of killer instinct in front of goal has frustrated many .

The Magpies are struggling for goals with their current strike force in the Premier League, and some supporters have been contemplating what might have been if Abraham had made the switch to St James’ Park: