Date: 11th May 2021 at 12:40pm
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Newcastle United on Twitter have been responding to the latest piece of news concerning their

This comes after Newcastle news Twitter account @NUFC360 shared a post on their page relaying news originally published in an article from the Daily Mail.

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The article claims that Newcastle, Crystal Palace and Watford are all interested in signing former Chelsea man Gael Kakuta during the upcoming .

This post then gathered a lot of replies from Toon fans who were quick to share their thoughts on this latest update:

So, what did these have to say in response to this latest transfer news?

“Literally no better than Atsu”

@DayleBarron

“Ugh.”

@pag153

“30 in June. Next.”

@DDriveklepp

He’s about 30 years old and doesn’t fit the narrative of Premier league experience with Bruce or a sell on fee with Ashley so you can write this deal off for #NUFC straight away”

@adilangley

“Isn’t he like a million years old? Seems like he has been around for so long”

@SammStoreyy94

“Atsu’s replacement?”

@John_Fl0w

The 29-year-old, who is currently valued at £7.2 million, has made a total of 292 appearances throughout his career across a range of different clubs in which he has managed to score 47 goals and provide 36 assists in the process (per Transfermarkt).

Looking at the replies to this post, it appears that these Newcastle fans are not too interested in seeing their club potentially make a move to sign Kakuta in the summer.

Would you like to see Newcastle sign Kakuta this summer?

Yes

Yes

No

No

Given how Newcastle have managed to concede 58 goals in the Premier League so far this season with only Southampton, West Bromwich Albion and Sheffield United conceding more, it would make sense, in our view, for the to focus more on signing some defensive players before looking at any attackers or midfielders.

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