Newcastle United are set for a bumper summer transfer window.
That’s according to The Telegraph, who are reporting the Magpies are eyeing several ‘elite-level’ players but wage restrictions could hamper the club’s ability to lure the sport’s best to St James’ Park.
Eddie Howe is already weighing up his options in terms of potential incomings, but wage restrictions could be set to impact their desire to bring in ‘elite players’.
Wage restrictions could hinder Newcastle transfer plans
A busy summer of transfer activity is expected at St James’ Park this summer, and according to reports, a meeting to discuss potential plans has been set. It is believed that the meeting involving Howe and the club’s hierarchy will occur before the season’s final match on Sunday.
During the meeting, it will be determined how much the club will have to spend under Financial Fair Play Rules. Meanwhile, a list of primary and secondary targets will also be drawn up.
However, the club could be faced with the prospect of keeping their spending to a minimum, as wage restrictions could alter their list of targets. The club also find themselves at a crossroads, as Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund wasn’t prepared for Champions League qualification this soon into their tenure.