Newcastle United fans react on Twitter to Alassane Plea joining Gladbach

Nice's French forward Alassane Plea celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Nice versus Rennes on April 8, 2018 at the Allianz Riviera Stadium in Nice,...

Newcastle United supporters have been left disappointed by missing out on Alassane Plea.

Nice's French forward Alassane Plea celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Nice versus Rennes on April 8, 2018 at the Allianz Riviera Stadium in Nice,...

Newcastle United have been left disappointed after missing out on Alassane Plea.

Plea has been Newcastle’s top target, but he signed for Borussia Monchengladbach in a £22 million deal today, as reported by the Chronicle.

Nice's French forward Alassane Plea celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Nice at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on...

Newcastle are now having to look elsewhere to find a striker, as Rafael Benitez looks to strengthen up-front.

And Newcastle fans are fearing the worst for their striker search, as they continue to miss out on targets.

There was genuine optimism from Newcastle fans that Benitez would be backed with funds this summer.

However, Newcastle have struggled to make any expensive additions to their squad so far.

The Magpies have made three signings in the form of Kenedy, Martin Dubravka and Ki Sung-Yeung, but Mike Ashley is yet to invest significant funds into improving Benitez’s side.

Salomon Rondon of West Bromwich Albion has been tipped as a potential contingency option for Newcastle.

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