As long as there is a chance that Newcastle United will change hands in the coming weeks, the rumour mill will be filled with stories about the club going after big targets.
Of course, if the takeover does go through, they will continue, but a lot of it is pure speculation for now, as those currently in charge of transfers at the club will likely be in the same boat as the fans reading the stories.
Still, it doesn’t stop Newcastle’s name from popping up in random places here and there in the European media, with the latest being a report in Corriere dello Sport they could be interested in Arkadiusz Milik.
It’s true that the Joelinton experiment hasn’t quite paid off, seeing as Jonjoe Shelvey is the club’s top scorer in the league with five goals, and extra firepower will be needed going forward under Steve Bruce or whomever replaces him.
Still, with Napoli making it very clear they will not accept anything below €50m for the Poland international, he might fall in the slightly too expensive group even if the club gets taken over.
At this point, it might be wise for Newcastle fans to ignore transfer rumours until the club’s future is sorted and we know exactly what plans are going forward, but we also understand the giddiness that comes with all of this, especially with what could happen if more money was available for transfers, such is the club’s history and stature regardless of recent results.
Either way, the mention in Corriere was very swift and few details were given, so until a bit more is published, we won’t be holding our breath on this one for now.