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Newcastle United: Callum Wilson sends PIF strong transfer message

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Callum Wilson has sent PIF a pretty clear transfer message as Newcastle United aim to qualify for Europe.

PIF will acknowledge the fact that if Newcastle are to finish inside the European spots, the workload for Eddie Howe and his players will increase dramatically, given it will mean two games a week for a large portion of the season.

Therefore, recruitment will be key to ensure they have great squad depth – something they lack at the moment – and don’t see their league form nosedive due to their involvement in Europe.

This is something Wilson has highlighted on the latest episode of The Footballer’s Football podcast, as he urged PIF to spend more money if Newcastle finish in the European places.

He said: “Ultimately, it’s so early that it’s not even worth contemplating, really. I think European football for this football club would be massive, and at the moment, our squad is probably not big enough for a European campaign and a Premier League campaign. We’d have to definitely build over the summer.”

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It’s a very straightforward and clear hint from Wilson to Newcastle’s owners that they will indeed have to spend even more money next summer if the Magpies manage to bring European football back to St James’ Park.

However, Wilson probably doesn’t need to tell PIF that or be worried about them becoming frigid with their money given they bought the club and threw over £200m at the Magpies in 2022 to ensure they improved the team, which were winless and inside the bottom three when they took over.

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As Wilson spoke about, it is way too early for Newcastle and their owners to even be putting plans into place for transfer windows based on where they finish in the league as they’ve only played 12 games, but it is exciting for the Toon Army to see them in such a curious position this early in the campaign.

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