'Two or three' - intriguing Newcastle United transfer prediction made as window enters final days

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Newcastle United fans would be right to feel 'worried' about the club's transfer business at the end of this window, according to one pundit.

One pundit believes Newcastle United fans have reason to be concerned heading into the back end of the winter transfer window. It has been a strange month for the Magpies, who have had to be patient on the transfer front, unable to make signings without sales due to being on the edge of their Financial Fair Play limit after 18 months of high spending.

The summer should bring some change, with Champions League money being factored in at that point, but Newcastle still won't be able to go all guns blazing, with their profit margins not big enough for big spending. The only immediate remedy is to sell players, and a number of players have been linked with exits, including some key men.

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The likes of Migel Almiron, Joe Willock and even Callum Wilson have been tipped to leave despite being key first team players. Whether the Magpies will consider selling the players remains to be seen, and much will depend on whether they feel they can properly replace any player who may leave before the deadline.

But it will concern fans that star men are being linked with exits, and former player turned pundit Alan Hutton says fans have the right to be 'worried'. “If I’m a Newcastle supporter, I’d be worried,” he told Football Insider. “You’re seeing all your top players looking likely to leave with a lot of bids coming in, it’s unbelievable.

“You’d think that there is an opportunity that Wilson could leave when you get into the money and everything. Callum Wilson has probably been a bit unfortunate this season with his injuries.

“But he’s still a major part of that team, even with having Alexander Isak up front, so you wouldn’t want to lose him. I would be worried as there could be two or three going. But can they bring two or three in? Their form hasn’t been good recently, so it’s a really difficult time for them.”

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