Newcastle have had their fair share of transfer disasters in the last five years.
They spend huge amounts of money but seem to go backwards if anything and most fans blame controversial owner Mike Ashley, who rarely lets the manager run the club.
Last season was a good example of this as fans watched in frustration as Steve McClaren dragged the club down the table despite a sizeable amount being spent in the summer, on players like Mitrovic, Townsend and Wijnaldum yet they still went down.
They have spent a lot again and with Rafa Benitez at the helm an immediate return is expected, and it is important to note Newcastle have made a lot of money in player sales this summer, with some flops being sold for huge money like Sissoko who joined Spurs.
But overall the transfer model at Newcastle is debatable, and here are the THREE worst signings in the last 5 years….