5 Newcastle United Players with a Point to Prove This Season

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5 Newcastle United Players with a Point to Prove This Season
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With the new Premier League season just days away, attentions will naturally focus on the wealth of new talent that has arrived in England over the summer months.

But for a number of players at Newcastle United, the upcoming campaign represents a notable crossroads in their St. James’ Park careers.

With nine signings through the door on Tyneside, Alan Pardew’s starting XI for their opener against Manchester City on Sunday will have a fresh and unfamiliar feel to it.

Some of the squad’s more established names, however, have some bridges to build after a testing spell last term that saw the Magpies suffer a string of heavy defeats.

So as the top flight prepares to spring into life once more, Bleacher Report takes a close look at five Toon stars who have a point to prove once the action gets underway.

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