This is how Newcastle United could line-up next season - if the rumours are true. (Photo by DAVID KLEIN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

This is your new-look Newcastle United starting XI for next season - if the rumours are true

Newcastle United are being linked with a number of players now their Premier League status is secured.

Sunday, 16th May 2021, 4:59 pm

Head coach Steve Bruce pushed ahead with preparations for next season this week after pre-season friendlies at York City and Harrogate Town were announced.

And the 60-year-old is facing a big summer off the field as he looks to bolster his squad and stay well clear of relegation.

Bruce has made it clear he’d like to sign Joe Willock on a permanent basis from Arsenal but the midfielder isn’t the only player reportedly on the former Manchester United defender’s wishlist.

Plenty of transfer speculation is circulating around the web – and this is how Newcastle’s starting XI COULD line-up next season if the rumours turn out to be true:

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