Report: Newcastle planning emergency January action to save season

Newcastle United are intending to spend in January to save their season according to a report.

Newcastle United are planning to take emergency action in the January transfer window, according to a report in the Shields Gazette.

The club have become anxious after what has been a disastrous start and they allegedly feel they may have to spend to avoid relegation.

The Magpies have been off-colour so far this season, failing to win a game and Alan Pardew may be given funds to spend to improve his squad.

The main problem the side have had is in goal-scoring positions, with their limited attacking threat meaning they have struggled through games.

Summer signings Remy Cabella and Emmanuel Riviere have struggled to adapt to English football since arriving from Ligue 1 in the summer, whilst Ayoze Perez is not ready for the step up yet and Papiss Cisse has been out injured.

Despite the planned impending spend, Newcastle are still reportedly fearful of losing Cheick Tiote after interest appeared to turn his head and he would be a major loss to the side.

The Ivorian provides steel to their midfield and to lose him would dent their hopes of climbing the table even more. 

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