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Newcastle United fans want club to offload Christian Atsu Featured

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Fans of the English Premier League side have called on the club to release three players including Christan Atsu ahead of the new season.

 

In an online poll conducted by UK tabloid Chroniclelive.co.uk, 89 percent of the total votes casted asked the club to sell the 28-year-old winger who has been struggling for regular playing time under Steve Bruce.

Astu featured 24 times with five assists for Newcastle United in all competitions last season.
 
His contract with the St. James Park outfit will ran out in summer 2021.
 
Newcastle United could be set for a major squad overhaul this summer - despite the challenges of an uncertain transfer market.
 
More than a dozen first-team and fringe players have entered the final year of their respective contracts.
 
With budgets tightened in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Magpies could look to cash in to raise funds to back Steve Bruce in the market.
 
It's a strategy United fans would seemingly endorse, with supporters voting to move on five players this summer before their contracts expire.
 
Fans have called on the club to attempt to sell the likes of Rolando Aarons, Christian Atsu and Henri Saivet - all of who have struggled to make a first-team impression in recent times.
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