How Newcastle could line up following dream January window

How Newcastle could line up following dream January windowHow Newcastle could line up following dream January window

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The January transfer window is a crucial one for Newcastle and their new owners.

The Magpies are expected to go on and become one of England’s most dominant sides over the next decade, being backed by the SAPIF, which had an estimated worth of £320b in 2020.

First and foremost, however, Newcastle need to avoid relegation in the 2021/22 season, as sliding out of the English top-flight could set any potential project back years.

At present, Eddie Howe’s side are 19th in the Premier League having won just one league game all campaign.

But, despite their lack of victories, Newcastle are still currently only three points from safety.

How Newcastle could line up following dream January windowHow Newcastle could line up following dream January window

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 27: Newcastle head coach Eddie Howe (l) with assistant Jason Tindall during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St. James Park on December 27, 2021 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

So, if they have a good January transfer window and make some shrewd signings, you would assume they should be able to kick on and beat the drop over the coming months.

Newcastle have already made one transfer this month, announcing Kieran Trippier on Friday.

And if they continue to sign players similar to the La Liga winner, avoiding relegation should be fairly easy.

With rumours circulating every day, here is how Newcastle could line up following their dream January transfer window.

How Newcastle could line up after dream January

The defence is Newcastle’s main problem area. They have conceded the joint-most goals in the PL this term at time of writing, letting in a staggering 42 in 19 outings.

And, whilst Trippier should help fix that, as well as provide some brilliant dead-ball delivery, it is clear that more work must be done.

Newcastle are seemingly aware of this and have been linked with some top centre-backs of late including Sven Botman and Diego Carlos.

In a dream scenario, Newcastle would be able to land both in January.

Elsewhere, Newcastle are also said to have joined the hunt for want way Everton left-back, Lucas Digne. He, like Carlos and Botman, would be a big coup if Newcastle can pull it off.

Further forward, Newcastle do have some semi-decent central midfield options.

However, the North East outfit are said to have an interest in Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny.

The Egyptian would not be the most extravagant signing, but he is a solid player and would no doubt improve Newcastle’s midfield.

How Newcastle could line up following dream January windowHow Newcastle could line up following dream January window

Dublin , Ireland – 10 December 2020; Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal during the UEFA Europa League Group B match between Dundalk and Arsenal at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. (Photo By Michael P Ryan/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Sticking with Arsenal, Newcastle have also been tipped to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

101 have covered reports that suggest Newcastle are eyeing a new centre-forward, which makes a fair bit of sense given Callum Wilson is currently injured and their only decent option in that spot.

And, with Aubameyang reportedly allowed to leave Arsenal, Newcastle should try and make a swoop for the Gabon star.

Finally, Newcastle are said to be showing an interest in Norwich’s Todd Cantwell, who can leave Carrow Road this month.

The North East side are not in desperate need of reinforcements in attacking midfield. But if Cantwell is available, he would certainly improve Newcastle’s squad.

How Newcastle could line up following dream January window

How Newcastle could line up following dream January window

The side shown above should be more than enough to keep them in the top flight, you would think.

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2 Chelsea FC 21 29 43
3 Liverpool FC 20 34 42
4 Arsenal FC 20 8 35
5 West Ham United 20 10 34
6 Tottenham Hotspur 18 3 33
7 Manchester United 19 3 31
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 19 0 28
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 19 0 27
10 Leicester City 18 -2 25
11 Crystal Palace 20 -1 23
12 Brentford FC 19 -3 23
13 Aston Villa 19 -5 22
14 Southampton FC 19 -9 21
15 Everton FC 18 -9 19
16 Leeds United 19 -16 19
17 Watford FC 18 -14 13
18 Burnley FC 17 -11 11
19 Newcastle United 19 -23 11
20 Norwich City 19 -34 10
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Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 8
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 8
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Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 8
Smith-Rowe, Emile Arsenal FC 8
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 8
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Mount, Mason Chelsea FC 7
Sterling, Raheem Manchester City 7
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion 7
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