Allan Saint-Maximin of Newcastle United celebrates with Steve Bruce, Manager of Newcastle United after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Burnley at St. James Park on October 03, 2020 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Newcastle United's strongest starting XI as summer transfer window finally slams shut

As expected, it was a very quiet end to the domestic summer transfer window for Newcastle United.

Departures were always more likely than incomings at St James’s Park – but Steve Bruce went with what he already has on his books, rather than dip into the market for lower league recruits.

With the window now closed, what constitutes Newcastle United’s strongest starting XI this season? Our writer Liam Kennedy takes injuries, illness and suspensions out the equation to name what he believes is Bruce and United’s best side for the Premier League.

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