Report names the three prime candidates to leave Newcastle United this summer

Newcastle United are determined to keep hold of most their squad as they look to bounce straight back from relegation.

According to the Chronicle, Georginio Wijnaldum, Daryl Janmaat and Moussa Sissoko are the three most likely players to leave Newcastle United in the summer transfer window.

Newcastle realise that they are set to have to fend off a host of offers for their key players, following their relegation to the Championship.

The Magpies are reportedly ready to fight off bids from higher placed sides, and they are determined not to lose anybody on the cheap.

Rafael Benitez has been promised that the bulk of his current squad will be kept together, but some departures are inevitable.

The Chronicle believe that Wijnaldum, Janmaat and Sissoko are the three prime candidates to depart St. James’ Park.

It is also claimed the likes of Andros Townsend, Cheick Tiote, Papiss Cisse and Tim Krul all could leave.

Townsend is attracting the attention of a host of Premier League sides, while Tiote, Cisse and Krul all only have one year left on their contracts with the Tynesiders.

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