Newcastle United fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to give their reaction to speculation linking the club with a move for Michael Carrick in the summer transfer window.
According to a report in The Daily Mail earlier this month, Newcastle are interested in securing the services of the 34-year-old on a free transfer.
Everton, West Ham United and Arsenal are also reported to be interested in the England international midfielder.
Carrick is one of the best and most underrated central midfielders in Premier League history, and he remains a very good footballer.
Newcastle have been relegated from the Premier League and will play in the Championship next season.
However, with Rafael Benitez in charge of the Magpies, the fans will confident of getting back to the English top flight straightaway.
Newcastle fans have taken to Twitter to have their say on the speculation linking the club with a move for Carrick.
Below are some of the best comments:
Personally I think Michael Carrick would be the perfect signing for us. Do you agree? #NUFC— Steve McKenna (@SteveMcKenna_) May 27, 2016
If I was us I'd go for Carrick and also try to get McCormak #nufc— Ben (@BennyPoolaar) May 23, 2016
Carrick, Redmond & Caulker the most popular 3— Black&WhiteBarmy (@BlackWhiteBarmy) May 22, 2016
Plenty mentions also for Derby's Will Hughes & Brighton's Lewis Dunk & Agger#NUFC
Really think once Rafa is confirmed we should go for Carrick #nufc let him come home & help lead us back to the promise land— Chris Currie (@Wig82) May 21, 2016