The Magpies spent more than £90m in the winter transfer on the back of getting new Saudi owners and it went a long way into helping them to survive in the Premier League.


Newcastle finished eleventh and are now looking to build on an impressive second half of the season by strengthening the squad further in the summer.



The club were quoted sky high fees and wages in the winter window and Newcastle are determined not to overpay and establish a reputation as a side that can be taken advantage of.


But it has been claimed that even before the transfer window has opened, Newcastle are staring at another challenging period of recruitment for the club.



The Magpies are being quoted big fees by clubs who are being approached by the Premier League side for players.


Newcastle have gone to work early to bring in new players and have tried to move quickly in the market.



But it has been tough going as Newcastle are failing to shake off the tag of having the wealthiest owners in world football.


Clubs are asking for premium fees to sell players to Newcastle and the club are now considering their transfer strategy.