Date: 6th July 2019 at 7:45pm
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OPINION

After the rollercoaster month that has unfolded at , nothing is surely set in stone as they prepare for another Premier League . The situation is no longer clear for anyone involved at the club, from the staff all the way to the players. A week after the departure of Rafael Benitez, it is not clear who will take over, with the returning for pre-season training to no permanent manager in place. A report from the Chronicle on Saturday suggested that the Magpies have told players such as Achraf Lazaar, , Rolando Aarons, Rob Elliot, and Jack Colback that they have a clean slate this summer. The majority of these players spent last season away from the club, with many expecting these fringe players to be sold. The inclusion of a player such as Lazaar surely makes you scratch your head, with the Moroccan international having failed to make a single Premier League appearance since he joined the club in 2016. Many Newcastle took to Twitter to display their frustration at the news, with a number of those claiming that these players will be new signings at St James’ Park. One fan even went as far as to say, “The state of that list, all over again.”

NothingButNewcastle picked out some of the best responses below;