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Newcastle fans react on Twitter to Josh King interest reports

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Newcastle fans react on Twitter to Josh King interest reports

A number of Newcastle United fans have taken to Twitter to comment on reports from The Telegraph this week suggesting that the Magpies want Josh King this summer.

Steve Bruce will surely be looking to strengthen his striker options during this window. Newcastle’s top goalscorer ended last season with six Premier League goals.

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Meanwhile, their highest scoring forward bagged just four goals. But it does appear that the Magpies are hoping to improve their options in the final third.

The Telegraph reports that Bruce is eyeing moves for both King and David Brooks following Bournemouth’s relegation from the Premier League.

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It is suggested that the Newcastle boss will be given just £30 million to spend this summer. And that may prove problematic with King’s asking price said to be around £20 million.

There has been an interesting reaction to the rumours on social media. Plenty of Newcastle fans appear to believe that the Norway international would be a good addition to the club’s ranks.

He actually only scored six league goals this past season. But he has previously reached double figures on two occasions during his time at the Vitality Stadium.

Some have suggested that they would rather sign his Cherries teammate Callum Wilson. But several appear to be in favour of a move for King this summer.

Here is how some of the supporters have reacted to the reports…

 
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