Journalist Pete O’Rourke has described Amanda Staveley as a “fairly spectacular determine” and revealed that the Newcastle United co-owner has been dealing with negotiations for gamers forward of the January switch window.
Staveley was a part of the £305m Saudi Arabian-backed takeover of Newcastle again in October and can little question be busy subsequent month.
What are Amanda Staveley and Newcastle’s plans for January?
Staveley has reassured supervisor Eddie Howe that he shall be backed within the switch window when it opens subsequent month, with Newcastle caught up in a relegation battle.
Having solely recently won their first Premier League recreation of the season, a 1-Zero victory towards Burnley, the Magpies look in determined want of reinforcements. And Howe could possibly be about to get simply that.
Talking to the membership’s official website final month, Staveley stated: “We’re getting ready for the January switch window. It isn’t a window we might ordinarily need to spend money on, since you in all probability do not get the best offers, however that is one thing that’s essential in the intervening time.”
At the moment, Newcastle are being linked with the likes of Manchester United attacker Jesse Lingard and Burnley defender James Tarkowski, with The Telegraph claiming that they’re simply two names which were mentioned.
What has Pete O’Rourke stated about Amanda Staveley?
O’Rourke thinks Staveley is a fairly spectacular determine and has informed GIVEMESPORT that the Newcastle co-owner is coping with negotiations for gamers.
Talking to GMS, the switch insider stated: “For anyone contained in the membership and the fanbase, they’re delighted with the present house owners. Though outcomes have not been nice on the pitch, anybody to them is best than the earlier regime of Mike Ashley.
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“Amanda Staveley, I feel chatting with folks, she’s been fairly spectacular. She’s been a very good figurehead and she or he’s the one which’s been coping with negotiations for gamers. And clearly she was fairly central to Eddie Howe getting the job as properly. Talking to folks inside the sport, on the membership, she’s a fairly spectacular determine.”
What do Newcastle want subsequent month?
Defence needs to be an enormous concern for Howe. In the case of goals conceded this season, Newcastle have a poor document, so it’s no shock to see them being linked with somebody like Tarkowski.
They might additionally, nonetheless, in all probability do with bringing in some attacking reinforcements.
Callum Wilson has been among the goals within the present marketing campaign, however he does have bother with damage, already lacking 4 consecutive Premier League video games this time period as a result of a hamstring problem.
So, in addition to on the again, Howe and his superiors also needs to be seeking to strengthen within the ahead positions.