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40m left for Newcastle to spend

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have £40million left in the transfer kitty with Steve Bruce wanting four more players signed before the summer window slams shut, according to the People.

The national newspaper’s print edition (Sunday, August 4th, page 49) states that Bruce won’t have a problem with Magpies owner during his honeymoon period at the club, but he will discover this week how savvy the club is with their transfer budget.

The People report that while there is £40million available to spend on the four extra bodies that Bruce wants, getting deals done is taking some time.

OPINION

have already splashed the cash on Brazilian Joelinton, they spent £40million on him (Source: BBC), and Ashley also opened his chequebook to welcome winger Allan Saint-Maximin to the club from Nice as he is thought to have cost £16.5million (Source: BBC).  Bruce has also seen defender Jetro Willems added to his squad, as agreed a loan deal with an option to buy for him (Source: BBC), and also saw free agents Kyle Scott and Jake Turner acquired. However, Scott and Turner are both young players so it’s hard to tell if they will be getting many first-team opportunities in the upcoming campaign. Yet while have welcomed a few new faces to the club this summer, it’s no surprise they still have a decent left. After all, haven’t spent overly too much in previous transfer windows, so likely have plenty of cash in reserve, and they sold to City for £30million earlier in the window (Source: BBC).

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