Date: 24th July 2019 at 11:00am
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Now that United have started their business with the club-record purchase of former forward Joelinton, many will be hoping that kickstarts further transfer business. The Chronicle has reported recently that another forward could be through the door at St James’ Park as early as before Saturday’s pre-season fixture with Preston. That could be Vasco De Gama forward Marrony, with Globo Esporte reporting that Steve Nickson had personally scouted the striker. The 20-year-old is reported to have a £30million release clause and has impressed Nickson during his time in . Marrony has only scored a single goal in 22 appearances according to Transfermarkt and would require a massive fee for a relatively untested young talent. Despite his record, many Newcastle fans took to Twitter to express their joy over the links, with one saying he would love it to happen, and another saying Marrony is an “absolutely outstanding talent,” with faithful clearly excited at the prospect of having Marrony linking up with fellow Brazilian Joelinton next season.

NothingButNewcastle picked out some of the best responses below: