Much was promised of these 16 players at Newcastle United, but they all failed to deliver the goods whilst on Tyneside (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

The 16 Newcastle United attackers that spectacularly flopped at St James’s Park - including former Liverpool, AC Milan and Barcelona favourites

Newcastle United supporters will be hoping that any new players fare better at St James’s Park than these 16 players.

By Joe Buck
Sunday, 23rd January 2022, 2:08 pm

After adding Chris Wood to their ranks, Newcastle United are still in the market for another attacking option.

Victory over Leeds United yesterday has raised optimism around St James’s Park and with deadline day just eight days away, supporters are hoping for more good news on the transfer front.

Attacking midfielders like Jesse Lingard and Dele Alli have joined out and out strikers such as Duvan Zapata and Darwin Nunez as potential recruitments for Eddie Howe’s side this month.

Ultimately, any attacking player that joins Newcastle will be judged by the number of goals and assists that they contribute and some players in the not too distant past have found difficulty in doing just that whilst in the black-and-white.

Here, we take a look at 16 attacking players who flopped whilst at Newcastle United:

Note all stats taken from Transfermarkt.

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