Newcastle United predicted XI in 2017/18: How could new signings fit into the team?
Newcastle have returned to the top-flight after winning the Championship by a single point last season, and manager Rafael Benitez is looking to strengthen their squad with some key signings this summer.
The Magpies boss is interested in reuniting with Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina, while Eibar defender Florian Lejeune is edging closer to a St James’ Park move.
Newcastle have already made Christian Atsu’s loan from Chelsea permanent, while they are also in the hunt for Blues youngster Tammy Abraham.
Fulham captain Tom Cairney is another hotly tipped to arrive in the north east, meaning Newcastle’s starting XI next season may look significantly different to how they ended the 2016/17 campaign.
Scroll through the gallery above to see how Newcastle United might line up on the opening day of the season if they land all of their summer transfer targets.