With just nine games left of Newcastle‘s Premier League campaign, the timing feels right to start considering summer recruitment on Tyneside.

As usual, the transfer rumour mill is filled with stories and sagas involving the Magpies’ apparent summer plans, ranging from the likely to the absurd. But considering Alan Pardew is expected to source a replacement for Yohan Cabaye ahead of next season and add significant depth to his strike-force, it’s anyone’s guess who will end up moving to St. James’ Park this summer.

But just in case the Magpies management require some assistance, we at Football FanCast have weeded out SIX summer targets Newcastle should avoid at all costs, because they’ll inevitably fail to live up to expectations on Tyneside.

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Alex McCarthy