Telegraph journalist Luke Edwards has suggested on Twitter that Newcastle United should make a move for Tottenham Hotspur striker Vincent Janssen, after a report in The Telegraph revealed he is available for £12million this month, and Magpies fans have been quick to react.
Newcastle should be having a look at this https://t.co/7aymqNwnO0
— Luke Edwards (@LukeEdwardsTele) January 21, 2019
The north-east outfit have once again struggled to find the net this term, which has seen them battling at the wrong end of the Premier League table, although they did score three goals in a game for the first time during the 2018/19 campaign in their win over Cardiff City at St James’ Park on Saturday.
Despite that, the likes of Salomon Rondon and Joselu haven’t been prolific in front of goal, and it would be no surprise if Toon manager Rafa Benitez was keen to add to his striker options before the January deadline.
Even if he is available for £12million, the former Liverpool boss may not feel that the Netherlands international is the answer for his club, considering he only has six goals in 39 appearances in all competitions for Spurs, as per Transfermarkt.
Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…
A striker who can't score PL goals? We already have one.
— Rob M (@GeordieRobM) January 21, 2019
£12m is £13m too much for us
— JamboMalumbo (@JamboMalumbo) January 21, 2019
Think I speak for every Newcastle fan here when I say we’d rather put that money towards a Rondon staying permanently
— Sam Routledge (@Routledge_Sam) January 21, 2019
We can’t HMV is too important!!
— John Doe (@VeniVidiVici_14) January 21, 2019
If he can’t score in a thriving spurs team what makes you think he’d score in a toon shirt? Waste of 12mil when money is so precious to us. #NUFC
— Marcus Hendy (@Marcus_Hendy) January 21, 2019
Bloody hell we’ve already got Joselu, one donkey is quite enough
— Michael Cantwell (@mickycantwell) January 21, 2019
He’s worse than what we have already
— chris taylor (@christchesterle) January 21, 2019
He’s terrible luke I’d rather have demba ba back
— Gary Halman (@gary_halman) January 21, 2019
He can’t hit a barn door, £12 million wasted if we went for him
— Jase ⚫️⚪️ (@jasonhebron) January 21, 2019
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