Report outlines how many new signings Rafael Benitez wants to make at Newcastle United

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez

Newcastle United are set to have money to spend in the summer transfer window.

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez

According to a report in the Chronicle, Newcastle United are aiming to make up to six signings this summer.

Newcastle may have dropped down to the Championship, but Mike Ashley has promised to give Rafael Benitez’s money to spend to enhance his squad at St. James’ Park.

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez

Newcastle are looking to add some players with experience of Championship football, as they aim to bounce straight back from relegation.

Newcastle have already been linked with the likes of Lee Tomlin, Steven Caulker, Ross McCormack and Lewis Cook so far this summer.

Leeds' Ross McCormack

Newcastle want to be active in the upcoming transfer window, with Rafael Benitez’s already drawing up a list of targets.

Benitez is hoping that five or six players on his wishlist can be persuaded to move to Tyneside, as he plots to build his squad.

Newcastle are currently the bookies’ favourites to be promoted from the Championship next season, following Benitez's commitment to stay in charge of the North East club. 

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez

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