Newcastle should finally take a risk this summer with three signings

Nice's French forward Alassane Plea (L) celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Nice vs Rennes on april 8, 2018 at the 'Allianz Riviera' stadium in Nice,...

West Bromwich Albion's Salomon Rondon, Crystal Palace's Andros Townsend and Nice's Alassane Plea are all reportedly interesting Newcastle United.

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 United are reportedly set to make a second bid for Nice forward Alassane Plea, while talks with West Bromwich Albion have opened over Salomon Rondon, with the Venezuelan being a backup choice to the French forward.

On top of that, the Magpies are interested in bringing Andros Townsend back to the club from Crystal Palace - should Matt Ritchie complete a move away - according to the Telegraph.

Toby Alderweireld of Tottenham Hotspur challenges Jose Salomon Rondon of West Bromwich Albion during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The...

All three would be solid signings for Newcastle, begging the question: why not take the risk on the entire trio?

The obvious answer there is simply 'Mike Ashley' but if Newcastle are ever going to take a chance on something like this and spend the money required, it needs to be now.

Kurt Zouma of Stoke City and Andros Townsend of Crystal Palace battle for possession during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Crystal Palace at Bet365 Stadium on May 5, 2018...

Rafa Benitez is a world-class coach who Newcastle, or at least their fans, feel very lucky to have, but he is not going to be there forever; they need to make the most out of the Spaniard while they can and here is the opportunity.

It is easy to see how they would fit, too, as Plea is certainly capable of playing left-wing, with Townsend on the right, and Ayoze Perez behind the powerful Rondon up top.

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez is seen during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St. James Park on May 13, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

That is an attack full of energy, hard work, skill, experience, and pace on each flank - one that few top flight clubs could handle when they are being coached by someone as good as Benitez.

It would take a little bit of money but Newcastle have an opportunity to secure something very exciting for next season, and the risk is well worth taking.

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