Date: 22nd July 2019 at 4:34pm
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The Chronicle put up a piece detailing what head of recruitment Nickson did at the club and featured quotes from people who know him well, and it prompted some fans to say the same thing. While the article revealed that Nickson played an important role in signing in , as he had extensive contact with the player’s agent, it didn’t leave supporters praising him, to say the least. Several pointed out that the Magpies’ head of recruitment hadn’t exactly seen his efforts rewarded this summer as Newcastle are still yet to sign a player. While this is a harsh response, given Nickson has clearly been an asset behind-the-scenes previously, it was just clearly a reaction to how frustrating the current is for Magpies fans. After all, Newcastle are the only Premier League club yet to sign a player even though they sold their top goalscorer for the 2018/19 , Ayoze Perez, to Leicester City.

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