Despite returning to Newcastle’s beginning lineup over the weekend, Dwight Gayle could also be contemplating his long-term future at St James’ Park.
The 28-year-old has spent the season sidelined with a calf injury and has labored onerous to get again to health, however he may not get many alternatives within the beginning eleven given the competitors in Newcastle’s assault.
Steve Bruce has Joelinton, Yoshinori Muto & Andy Carroll at his disposal and will not have whole confidence in a striker who has scored simply 21 goals in 99 Premier League games – 35 video games, six goals (2017/18), 16 video games, three goals (2015/16), 25 video games, five goals (2014/15), 23 video games, seven goals (2013/14).
It’s been some time since Gayle made his final look for Newcastle too. The 28-year-old hasn’t represented the Magpies since scoring in 3-0 win over Chelsea (May 13, 2018). He spent final season on mortgage at West Bromwich Albion and will look to go away United if he’s struggling for minutes earlier than January.
It’s value noting that Newcastle may benefit from extra firepower. The Toon Army have scored simply five goals in eight league video games this season and have been shut-out on three events. Bruce’s males haven’t discovered the again of the online greater than as soon as a sport both, however whether or not he considers Gayle the answer to United’s issues stays to be seen.
Stats from Transfermarkt.