Transfer Window Review: Newcastle United
— Newcastle United FC (@NUFCOfficial) August 10, 2013
Five word review: You must be jokin’ ‘ere.
In: Olivier Kemen (Metz, £350,000), Loïc Rémy (QPR, Loan).
Out: James Perch (Wigan, £750,000), Brad Inman (Crewe Alexandra, £100,000), JJ Hooper (Northampton Town, Free), Alex Kitchen (St Johnstone, Free), Danny Simpson (QPR, Free), Steve Harper (Hull City, Free), Mehdi Abeid (Panathinaikos, Loan), Shane Ferguson (Birmingham, Loan), Michael Richardson (Accrington Stanley, Loan), James Tavernier (Shrewsbury, Loan), Adam Campbell (Carlisle, Loan), Conor Newton (St Mirren, Loan), Jonathan Mitchell (Wokrington, Loan).
Released: Lee Desmond, Yven Moyo, Alex Nicholson, Esteban Cardona Lopez.
– Signed a proven goalscorer who can cut it in the Premier League.
– Kept Yohan Cabaye.
– That proven goalscorer rejected them in January, has a serious legal case hanging over him and is only in on loan.
– Didn’t spend any money.