It's the eve of the new season, and time for a squad audit (a squaudit?) on The Athletic's definitive Newcastle United podcast.
Host Taylor Payne is joined by our club correspondent, Chris Waugh, for a full and frank assessment of the strength of Steve Bruce's squad. Several of our players suffered reputational damage as the team under-performed last term, so who will step up this time?
And, with Joe Willock looking a likely recruit for a fee in excess of twenty million pounds, will that be the sum total of our transfer business this summer, and if not, which areas will we look to fortify?