Desperate Newcastle United are targetting a shocking signing in Sevilla Centre-back Diego Carlos. Brazilian Carlos has been one of Sevilla’s best players this season as they sit second in LaLiga. It is confusing as to why Carlos would give up a chance at silverware to join Newcastle’s relegation battle but according to Sky Sports, the Brazilian has asked to leave.
Desperate Newcastle Target Sevilla’s Diego Carlos
Players Want To Join Newcastle’s Relegation Fight
The biggest talking point from this story is that Newcastle can attract players at the top of their game despite their concerning league position. The Toon’s window has been underwhelming so far with just Chris Wood and Keiran Trippier arriving at St James’ Park but signing a key player from a side second in LaLiga shows that Newcastle can attract the best.
Carlos’ motivation for joining will clearly be the money on offer but strengthening the squad may convince other potential signings that Newcastle has enough to stay up. The Toon have won just one game all season which has left players reluctant to join a sinking ship. According to the Telegraph, Manchester United’s Donny Van De Beek has rejected a move to Newcastle due to their position in the league. A player like Carlos arriving at St James’ park may be a gateway for more quality signings.
Diego Carlos Strengthens Leaky Newcastle Defence
Diego Carlos joins a desperate Newcastle backline in need of some help. Only Norwich City have conceded more goals than The Toon this season and their 43 goals conceded in just 20 games is over 2 a game. This means Newcastle would need to score three goals to win most games and their attack just doesn’t have that quality. Carlos’ Sevilla has conceded just 13 and the Brazilian will be tasked with tightening up a leaky defence. If Newcastle can fix their defence and get one more quality attacker signed, they should have enough to stay in the Premier League. Signing Diego Carlos could be the difference between relegation and survival for a desperate Newcastle United.
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