PREMIER - Newcastle: players to recruit according to Rio Ferdinand

13.10.2021 07:20 of A.R. TransferMarketWeb   see readings
PREMIER - Newcastle: players to recruit according to Rio Ferdinand
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Since the takeover of Newcastle by the Saudi public investment fund, more and more transfer rumors link players from all over Europe to the Magpies.

But according to former Manchester United center-back Rio Ferdinand they should recruit smartly and even offered a few names to the Toons' new athletic leadership:

"I'd try to do a couple of crazy, huge recruitments that I think I can do. get. I would be interested in people like Raheem Sterling. Raheem Sterling doesn't play regularly, I would ask him. I would go ask Declan Rice, "What's going on?" These two would be the first two on my list, and I would do anything to get them. And then I would try to get people like Jesse Lingard, who is in and around the Man United squad. It's unrealistic until you ask the question."

The former international of the Three Lions (81 selections, 3 goals) considers that the black-and-white sports project must also rely on the youth across the Channel:

"And then I would like to find young talents from around the world who could mix and blend into the whole. Do you know who I would go get now? I would go crazy for young English talent. The best young English talents. Max Aarons, Norwich right-back, under-21 player. Conor Gallagher, right in there. These are two names that today are young players who could come to Newcastle. Newcastle are an English club, I want a young nucleus of English players."