Can Newcastle United be the next superpower? Trippier signing, Dembele interest: Premier League News 2021/22
The Toons have been taken over by a billionaire Saudi Arabian consortium. Alley Sport discusses “Can Newcastle United be the next superpower?” and views on this takeover.
After the highly publicised Abu Dhabi takeover of Manchester City in 2008, the world of football saw the Citizens emerge as one of the biggest clubs in the world, being glorious in the modern era. Paris Saint Germain have also enjoyed similar successes with their Qatari ownership, having the likes of Kylian Mbappe, Lionel Messi and Neymar Junior in their ranks. Newcastle United now looks to follow into the footsteps to become a superpower.
Can Newcastle United be the next superpower? Kieran Trippier becomes a marquee signing
Kieran Trippier enjoyed a successful spell in Spain with the reigning La Liga champions- Atletico Madrid. The Englishman moves back to England in a £12 million move to the relegation threatened Toons, in a bid to begin their new era of dominance in the elite level of English football. Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone was keen to keep Trippier in Madrid, however, the lure of a new project was crucial in the defender’s decision.
Dembele interest, Umtiti to join on loan?
Barcelona have been rocked by their French superstar, Ousmane Dembele’s demand of £485,000-per-week, with the cash-strapped club struggle to retain their stars. Newcastle United look to take advantage of the Barca crisis, and have rumoured to have offered a monstrous pre-contract offer for the French winger, as the financial muscle enables them to name a price for the superstar.
The Magpies look to raid for unsettled Barcelona stars, as new manager Eddie Howe pushes for world class talent in a bid to survive relegation. Samuel Umtiti has emerged as a January transfer window option, with the Catalans keen to offload players in order to register their new signing, Ferran Torres. It would interesting to see world class players don the Toons colours yet again, after an era of downfall in this decade of football.
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