Newcastle boss Chris Hughton expects quiet summer in transfer market

06 May 2010 10:05
Newcastle manager Chris Hughton is not expecting big changes this summer as theChampionship winners prepare to be back in the Barclays Premier League.[LNB]Hughton will have just £15m to spend and has been linked with players including Ipswich sensation Connor Whickham and Stromgodset striker Marcus Pedersen.[LNB] Target man: Newcastle have entered the race to sign £5m-rated Ipswich starlet Connor Wickham[LNB]The Newcastle boss believes the squad that were promoted in their first Championship season deserve a chance to perform in the top flight.[LNB]He said: 'I am realistic enough to know that it is also a very tough division. [LNB] Silver lining: Hughton only has one year left on his current Newcastle deal but he has guided them straight back to the Premier League[LNB]'My responsibility will be to assess where we need strengthening and where we need cover. I certainly don't anticipate a lot of players coming in.'[LNB]Hughton's contract is up in a year.[LNB]  Plymouth 1 Peterborough 2: Two from Mackail-Smith as Posh exit on highPaul Sturrock lined up to replace sacked Simpson at ShrewsburyTHE 2009-10 managerial merry-go-round: Oldham make Dave Penney the 40th exit of the season [LNB]  

Source: Daily_Mail