Teamwork makes the dream work

Newcastle eyeing £42m dream Isak accomplice who’s “tough to defend”


Regardless of the heavy funding of over £400m by the Saudi PIF because the takeover again in 2021, Newcastle United have struggled at occasions this marketing campaign with their squad depth.

The Magpies already had a skinny squad, nevertheless, a number of long-term harm issues have seen the membership battle, with Eddie Howe‘s aspect usually trying depleted in a number of key areas.

Accidents to the likes of Sven Botman and Joelinton have seen the Magpies boss depend on once-forgotten gamers and youth expertise to fill the gaps left by senior first-team members.

Jamal Lascelles and Lewis Miley have usually been the pair to switch the duo, with the pair usually doing an admirable job given the present scenario the membership has discovered itself in.

Given the disaster, the membership have recognized one participant as a possible summer time signing to offer extra squad depth, with the expertise at the moment excelling in one in every of Europe’s high 5 leagues.

Newcastle eyeing up dream Isak accomplice

Newcastle have invested their cash correctly because the high-profile takeover, with the likes of Alexander Isak and Bruno Guimaraes price each penny of their switch charges since arriving on the membership.

In accordance with German outlet SportBild – by way of Sport Witness – the Magpies are set to rival Liverpool for the signing of Eintracht Frankfurt ahead Omar Marmoush, with it assumed that the Magpies, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur would supply between €50m (£42m) and €60m (£51m) for the 25-year-old.


The Egyptian has scored ten objectives and created six assists in his 21 appearances within the Bundesliga this marketing campaign, along with his type catching the attention of Howe’s aspect.

Marmoush, who’s “tough to defend” in keeping with supervisor Dino Toppmoller, has additionally impressed in Europe, with the 6 foot ahead scoring 4 occasions in his seven Europa Convention League fixtures this marketing campaign.

He solely arrived at Frankfurt final summer time from fellow Bundesliga outfit VfL Wolfsburg, with the attacker at the moment beneath contract till 2027.

His good goalscoring file this season, coupled along with his versatility to play all throughout the ahead line might make him an thrilling proposition for the Magpies, however it will be a deal that would see PIF spend the vast majority of their summer time finances, with the membership treading fastidiously to remain inside the Premier League’s strict PSR guidelines.

How Marmoush would slot in at Newcastle

Anthony Gordon and Isak have each cemented their beginning place beneath Howe, with Miguel Almiron at risk of dropping his place ought to Marmoush arrive at St James’ Park.

When evaluating the pair’s stats from the Premier League and Bundesliga in 2023/24, the Egyptian ahead dominates the Paraguayan, additional highlighting the very fact he could be an improve on the 30-year-old.

Marmoush v Almiron (per 90) in 23/24










Profitable take-ons



Touches in penalty space



Stats by way of FBref

As seen from the stats above, the Frankfurt ahead blows Almiron out of the water along with his tally of assists and profitable take-ons higher than the Magpies ahead regardless of primarily enjoying as a centre-forward this season.

That help file would then enable him to offer high quality service to the likes of Isak, with the towering Swede – who has netted 16 occasions this season in all competitions – prepared and ready to pounce on these possibilities.

Marmoush has all of the qualities to characteristic on the right-hand aspect of Newcastle’s assault, along with his stats showcasing he could be an appropriate improve on Almiron – particularly contemplating the rumours linking the 30-year-old away from St James’ Park.


Though they could face powerful competitors from Liverpool for his signature, the membership ought to go all out to signal the Egyptian, along with his high quality dramatically bettering the ahead line and finishing Howe’s attacking puzzle.


Newcastle might remorse promoting a defender who’s now outscoring Isak

He left St James’ Park again in 2014.