Christian Pulisic and Fikayo Tomori are examples of how Newcastle could line up under Frank Lampard ahead of Steve Bruce’s departure.


Christian Pulisic and Fikayo Tomori are examples of how Newcastle could line up under Frank Lampard ahead of Steve Bruce’s departure.

Following their £300 million takeover, NEWCASTLE might turn to Frank Lampard to lead them into a new era.

Following conversations with part-owner Amanda Staveley, Steve Bruce is due to be fired in the next days and is hanging to his job.

Former Chelsea and Derby County manager Lampard is a strong contender for the post, according to SunSport.

And if the Stamford Bridge legend takes over, he may be accompanied by a few familiar faces.

According to estimates, Newcastle will be able to spend up to £200 million in January without breaking the FFP restrictions.

While Newcastle are expected to spend significantly less – about £30 million – if the appropriate targets become available and the club falls deeper into a relegation struggle, that figure might rise if the right targets become available and if Newcastle fall deeper into a relegation battle.

Newcastle has been connected with a slew of huge names, including FIVE Serie A stars and four Manchester United rejects.

Lampard, on the other hand, might start with two former Chelsea players, Christian Pulisic and Fikayo Tomori.

GET OVER £2,000 IN NEW CUSTOMER BETTING FOR FREE PULISIC, 23, has showed flashes of his considerable promise at the Blues, but has been thwarted by injuries and competition for playing time.

In a scintillating wing duet under Lampard, the USA star could line up on the right side with fan favorite Allan Saint-Maximin on the other.

Meanwhile, after leaving Chelsea and joining AC Milan, Tomori has found his best form.

The 23-year-old centre-back has even made his way back into the England squad, coming off the bench in last week’s 5-0 thrashing of Andorra.

Newcastle might have a solid centre-back duo come January, with Burnley’s James Tarkowski linked with a transfer to the North East.

Lampard, on the other hand, may find it difficult to sign Tomori, with the defender only joining Milan permanently in the summer and a slew of European giants vying for his signature amid his hot form.

The Toon have also been connected with Matthijs de Ligt of Juventus, which is perhaps a bit of a stretch.

In 2022, Eric Bailly and Stefan de Vrij have been suggested as possible transfer targets.

Aaron Ramsey, Franck Kessie, Marcelo Brozovic, and Federico Chiesa are among the Serie A stars rumored to be on the Magpies’ radar.

In attack, Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette, as well as Manchester United’s Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard, are intriguing options.

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