Newcastle United hero Rob Lee believes they will have to buy seven players this summer.
Lee wrote in the Evening Chronicle: "Newcastle United will have to buy seven or eight players this summer just to stand still.
"Even if we keep all our players - which is unlikely - there needs to be at least three, and it should be four, signings made.
"Throw in a few fringe players who will be moved on and that's a lot of bodies to replace, just to have the same number of squad players that we have now.
"And we don't have enough now."
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