Newcastle United's new owners have some big decisions to make (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

The 11 key contract decisions that the new Newcastle United owners have to make

Newcastle’s new owners will have big decisions to make about the current squad.

As the dust settles on the Newcastle United takeover, long-term plans will start to be made at St James’s Park.

In the short-term, ensuring Premier League survival has to be the club’s first priority.

Since the January transfer window is still two months away, the current first-team squad have a huge role to play in keeping Newcastle United afloat this season.

However, eleven of the current squad are out of contract either this summer or next summer, meaning the new owners have some big decisions to make regarding which players they believe have a long-term future at the club.

Here, using data taken from Tranfermarkt, we have listed all eleven players that are out of contract at St James’s Park before the end of the 2022/23 season:

Which of these players do you think deserves a new contract at Newcastle?

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