Newcastle United was the most spendthrift club in the window, spending $113 million on players including Guimaraes, Wood, Kieran Trippier, and Dan Burn.
Newcastle United completed every move during the winter transfer window, including the signings of Matt Targett and Dan Burn on deadline day by Eddie Howe.
Newcastle were going to try and add reinforcements given their league position and the conclusion of their £305 million Saudi-led takeover back in October, and they have done so.
Newcastle United made the most of the transfer window before it closed on January 31st, selling their vision of avoiding relegation to eager newcomers.
Eddie Howe has reinforced his team with a lot of quality acquisitions as they attempt to stay in the Premier League. Five players have walked through the door, including two on deadline day.
Although it’s disappointing that Newcastle didn’t recruit another attacker after a potential deal to sign Hugo Ekiteke from Reims fell through, Howe will undoubtedly be satisfied with the business they’ve done.Here’s all you need to know about a crazy January 2022.
Atletico Madrid’s Kieran Trippier (£12 million with add-ons)
After returning to English football from Madrid, Trippier became Newcastle’s first signing of the transfer window, and he has made quite an impression in his short time at the club.
The 31-year-old, who signed a two-and-a-half-year contract, was named Man of the Match in the Mapgies’ crucial 1-0 win over Leeds United last time out and will play a key role in the new-look side going forward.
Burnley’s Chris Wood (£25 million)
Newcastle needed a new striker after Callum Wilson suffered a calf injury against Manchester United last month, and Howe identified Wood as his man, signing a contract until 2024.
Wood made his Burnley debut in a 1-1 draw with Watford, and he’ll be looking to add to his three goals so far this season.
Lyon’s Bruno Guimaraes (£33 million plus add-ons)
Guimaraes, a talented midfielder, joined Newcastle as the club’s third signing of the month after a big-money move from Lyon on Sunday.
The 24-year-old has signed a four-and-a-half-year contract on Tyneside and is set to join up with his new colleagues when he arrives from Brazil later this week.
Matt Targett from Aston Villa (loan)
Prior to Targett joining on loan from Aston Villa for the duration of the season, it appeared as if Newcastle was keeping fans waiting for their first signing on deadline day.
Howe wanted to strengthen this position, so he brought in a player with experience and talent, who has made 17 appearances this season and can also play as a winger or in a back-three.
Brighton & Hove Albion’s Dan Burn (£13 million)
The imposing center defender joined from Brighton & Hove Albion in a late deal said to be worth over £13 million.In the heart of United’s defense, he will face Jamaal Lascelles, Fabian Schar, Ciaran Clark, and Federico Fernandez.
Since Eddie Howe took charge in November, the squad has struggled to score goals, scoring the fifth-fewest goals in the Premier League. But for a brief time against Leeds United, you could sense the Geordie faithful’s belief.
The Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund, which owns 80% of Newcastle and is valued hundreds of billions of pounds, has no shortage of cash.
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