It’s been a testing begin to the 2023/24 Premier League season for Eddie Howe and his Newcastle aspect, and with the Champions League starting once more subsequent week the Magpies really want to click on into gear.
Three defeats on the bounce have actually handed the membership a actuality examine after a gap day demolition of Aston Villa, and any additional reverses over the subsequent few weeks are certain to knock the arrogance of the gamers additional.
One participant that hasn’t fairly been a shadow of his former self however does want to enhance upon final season’s type rapidly is Brazilian midfielder, Bruno Guimaraes.
So typically the fulcrum for Howe, the participant has been quiet by comparability within the present marketing campaign.
With the likes of Milan, Man Metropolis (within the Carabao Cup), Paris Saint-Germain and Borussia Dortmund all to play within the subsequent six weeks, to not point out a resurgent West Ham United, this may very well be a extremely powerful interval for the staff.
Guimaraes won’t even have been pulling on the black and white stripes this season if the membership had entertained both of the 2 enquiries that that they had for him through the summer season.
The Telegraph (subscription required) notice that each Chelsea and Liverpool had been involved and have been instructed in no unsure phrases he was going nowhere.
Which may not be the case within the not-too-distant future, nevertheless, because the outlet additionally notice that the participant is eager to check himself in La Liga.