Newcastle United’s record since Yohan Cabaye’s departure in January does not lie.
Seven games have passed since the Frenchman left for Paris Saint-Germain. The Magpies have failed to score in five of them.
Without his inventiveness and eye for goal, Alan Pardew’s men have struggled. Once again, Toon fans were left scratching their heads after yet another star player was allowed to leave before a replacement was secured.
The club’s job once the summer transfer window opens is simple—to land the kind of midfield talent capable of filling the considerable void left by the former Lille man.
So, with a little over seven weeks remaining of the current campaign, Bleacher Report looks at five stars Newcastle could turn to as they look to replace their former favourite.