Newcastle United is a club with enormous potential. St. James’s Park, a 52,000 stadium, enjoys sell-out crowds every week, and the Toon army are undoubtedly one of the most loyal, loud and excitable fan-bases in the Premier League.
Likewise, the Tyneside club has an impressive, consistent youth system and a prestigious history that includes European competition and prior title-challenging campaigns, not to mention such legends as Alan Shearer and Paul Gascoigne to name a few.
But this vast potential has never quite been realised – Newcastle is a club always seemingly caught in unnecessary drama. Perhaps a few justifiably expensive signings could push the Magpies in the right direction.
So with that in mind, here’s a list of FIVE players that could transform Newcastle, propelling them up the league table.
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