Some Newcastle fans react to reported interest in Todd Cantwell

Sam Preston March 9, 2021
Some Newcastle fans react to reported interest in Todd Cantwell
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Newcastle are preparing a bid for Todd Cantwell if they stay in the Premier League, according to Eurosport.

They report that Steve Bruce feels one of the main issues with his current squad is a lack of energy and creativity in midfield.

He apparently views the Norwich man as a potential solution but he certainly wouldn’t be easy to land – for a number of reasons.

The report says that Newcastle would be in a ‘chase’ to sign the midfielder, who impressed in the Premier League last season.

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Plus, plenty could change at both Norwich and Newcastle by the time the summer rolls around.

Norwich are ten points clear at the top of the Championship and will expect to make it back to the Premier League at the first time of asking.

Meanwhile, Newcastle are fully embroiled in a relegation dogfight after Fulham’s win at Anfield on Sunday.

That means that the reaction of many Newcastle fans on Twitter was skepticism over the prospect of Cantwell joining:

https://twitter.com/chelseafan1262/status/1369011332029251584?s=20
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Sam Preston a senior football writer for the Boot Room and United in Focus. He is an NCTJ gold standard news and sports journalist with five years of professional experience writing digital content. He studied with the Press Association and also has a 2:1 Law with French Law degree from the University of Birmingham, which included a year studying at Bordeaux Montaigne University. He is an FA Level 1 football coach who appeared on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire show in 2018 and has also written digital football content and match-day programme pieces for Burnley, Colchester United, Mansfield Town and Stockport County.