Newcastle fans react on Twitter as report suggests Dwight Gayle may be sold

Dwight Gayle of Newcastle United shoots ahead of Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St. James Park on...

Dwight Gayle was Newcastle United's top goalscorer last term, but a report has suggested that his days with the club could be numbered.

Dwight Gayle of Newcastle United shoots ahead of Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St. James Park on...

Newcastle fans have been reacting to a report coming out of the Daily Mail which suggested that the Magpies are considering selling Dwight Gayle during the final days of the transfer window.

Gayle has enjoyed an excellent time since arriving at St James' Park last summer, proving to be their top goalscorer as they secured automatic-promotion out of the Championship at the first attempt.

Dwight Gayle of Newcastle in action  during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St. James Park on August 13, 2017 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

However, the early stages of this season have certainly not gone as well for the 26-year-old, with no goals coming in either of his first two Premier League appearances.

And he could only look on as both Aleksandar Mitrovic and Joselu got on the scoresheet in the weekend win over West Ham.

Rafael Benitez, the Newcastle United manager looks on during the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and Newcastle United at John Smith's Stadium on August 20, 2017 in...

With an international break now ahead, it appears that the former Crystal Palace man may well have already played his final game for the club as the Daily Mail reported that Newcastle could consider selling him during this window to raise funds to pursue some of their remaining targets.

Interestingly, the news has received a mixed response amongst the fans, with the edge seemingly being given to the idea of cashing in on the forward during this window.

Gayle has a decent but unspectacular record in the top flight, and a large section of the supporters appear to agree with the club's reported stance that selling him could be the best move.

However, there are also some fans who feel that Gayle's form last season has meant that he has earned the right to prove himself at the highest level, and thus, selling him would be a mistake.

Here is the best of the reaction...

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