Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew is ready for an exciting summer market.

Pardew has raised hopes of a summer transfer splurge on Tyneside after preparing supporters to get excited about the targets he has identified.

"We have got ourselves into a position, hopefully, in the summer to make some investment that can take this club forward and be stronger."

And asked if supporters should be excited by the prospect of a significant recruitment drive, Pardew added: "I hope so because the targets we have buoy me."

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