Despite being in the Championship, on paper, Newcastle United have a squad that could surely compete in the Premier League this season.
Their high transfer budget and wage bill mean that can trump every side in the Championship in terms of spending power and for manager Rafa Benitez, it’s a real luxury to have at this level in football.
But with lots of money comes lots of players, and obviously, there isn’t room for all recruits one hundred percent of the time.
And a particular debate that has been rife in the North East this season has been whether or not Rafa is getting his striker selections correct.
Newcastle United have an array of talent on their books and sometimes it feels like an impossible task to have to choose between them.
And the two names that probably crop up the most are Dwight Gayle and Aleksandar Mitrović, who both bring something different to the side.
So with that in mind, here’s THREE reasons why Mitrovic must start over Dwight Gayle for Newcastle United…