skip to content

Newcastle boss Chris Hughton expects quiet summer in transfer market

06 May 2010 22:05:07

Newcastle boss Chris Hughton expects quiet summer in transfer market

Newcastle manager Chris Hughton is not expecting big changes this summer as theChampionship winners prepare to be back in the Barclays Premier League. Hughton will have just £15m to spend and has been linked with players including Ipswich sensation Connor Whickham and Stromgodset striker Marcus Pedersen. Target man: Newcastle have entered the race to sign £5m-rated Ipswich starlet Connor Wickham The Newcastle boss believes the squad that were promoted in their first Championship season deserve a chance to perform in the top flight. He said: 'I am realistic enough to know that it is also a very tough division. Silver lining: Hughton only has one year left on his current Newcastle deal but he has guided them straight back to the Premier League '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.' Hughton's contract is up in a year.  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


Daily_Mail

Sponsored links