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These 2 players could potentially follow Gylfi Sigurdsson to Newcastle this summer

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With Newcastle United currently leading the way in the Sky Bet Championship, and just eight fixtures of the season remaining, it is looking highly likely the Magpies will secure an instant return to the Premier League.

Rafa Benitez’s side hold a point advantage over Brighton and Hove Albion, but more importantly lead third-placed Huddersfield Town by seven-points, leaving the Magpies in a commanding position to secure automatic promotion.

It would be foolish to think Newcastle’s promotion was a forgone conclusion, but most people believe they will surely be heading back to the top-flight in May.

Some of Benitez’s potential transfer targets are beginning to appear in the media, with Manchester United and England left-back, Luke Shaw, recently linked with a move to St James’ Park.

Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson was the latest name to appear as a potential target for Benitez, with the Magpies’ boss reportedly keen to land a £15m deal for the Iceland international.

Following the link between Newcastle and Sigurdsson, we look at TWO others who could be on their way to St James’ Park in the summer…


Alfie is a journalist based in Yorkshire with years of experience covering the EFL. A current focus on Huddersfield Town and their fortunes back in the Championship, but out and about at as many games as possible. Covered Leeds United during their promotion-winning season in 2019/20.

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