Date: 6th August 2019 at 7:20pm
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manager wants “one or two” more new players before the slams shut on Thursday, according to Sky Sports journalist .

The reporter shared what Bruce told him about ’ transfer plans via his personal Twitter account on Tuesday evening.

It is understood that Bruce wants to welcome a couple of new faces at St James’ Park in the next couple of days regardless of whether or not there are exits.

OPINION

Newcastle need at least two new players because at the moment, their squad is short in numbers and quality as they go into the new season. Although Bruce has signed , and Jetro Willems, the Magpies are still light of options in their attack and could even do with an extra body in the centre of the midfield. Newcastle’s squad is one that will be tipped for relegation by pundits and fans alike over the coming days and weeks unless Bruce adds to these areas. Hopefully he gets his wish but there’s a chance that Mike Ashley will have stemmed the flow of cash after big-money moves for Joelinton and Saint-Maximin. It’s annoying because this club has huge potential and should be trying to compete against the Evertons, West Hams and Leicesters of the Premier League. Instead they might be battling away with the likes of , Brighton and Sheffield United.