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Newcastle United would be genuine force if Rafael Benitez gets his transfer wish

Kenedy of Newcastle United celebrates after scoring his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Southampton at St. James Park on March 10, 2018 in...

Newcastle United are said to be interested in signing Kenedy, Andros Townsend and Josh King.

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Rafael Benitez would have the quality of strike-force required to help Newcastle United challenge for trophies, if he gets all the additions he wants this summer.

The Sun have reported how Newcastle are after Bournemouth striker Josh King, while Rafael Benitez is also said to want Andros Townsend and Kenedy in the Chronicle.

Bournemouth player Dan Gosling (l) and Joshua King celebrates King's second goal  during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and West Ham United  at Vitality Stadium on March...

The potential triple swoop would be expensive, but it would be exactly the show of ambition that Newcastle need to make to keep Benitez.

With Townsend, Kenedy and King in their squad, Newcastle’s attack would be completely transformed.

The Magpies struggled for goals over the past campaign, but Benitez’s new-look attack would have pace, skill and a considerable amount of dynamism to be a threat to anybody across the league.

Kenedy of Newcastle United celebrates after scoring his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Southampton at St. James Park on March 10, 2018 in...

Kenedy and Townsend have already proven just how impactful they can be at St. James’ Park in previous stints with the club, while King would be an improvement on any of Newcastle’s current striking options.

And although the three additions would require Mike Ashley to back Benitez, the triple swoop could pay for itself in time, as it would lay the foundations for success.

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