Newcastle boss Pardew: We have very strong squad

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew insists he's happy with his squad.

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew insists he's happy with his squad.

Pardew, while admitting he still would have liked another attacking player, has professed himself content with what he has got.

He said: "It's important sometimes to understand that we have a very good team. We invested 30-odd million in the last window, we have brought Remy in.

"We have brought a lot of young players here who I think will, hopefully, blossom. That's why they were brought here. The likes of Sammy Ameobi and Paul Dummett, part of my management is to develop players.

"Having said that, our fans wanted a marquee signing, probably, and that's what we were looking at, somebody that would really threaten the first team.

"But we couldn't get it over the line in terms of what we wanted and unfortunately that's the position we are in.

"But having said all of that, I still think we have got a very, very strong side."

 
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