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“Newcastle don’t need to spend millions” – Jose Enrique.

November 4th, 2010 | 19 Comments |

L to R - Jose, Colo, Willo, Carroll, Nolan, Barton.
L to R - Jose, Colo, Willo, Carroll, Nolan, Barton.
Newcastle full-back, Jose Enrique believes that the Tynesiders can compete in the Premier League, without spending millions of pounds on new talent.

With Chris Hughton’s future still undecided the United boss has, so far, had to work with a shoe-string budget compared to the days of old at Newcastle, and it appears that the days of record-breaking signings are over, for now anyway.

“We haven’t signed too many players or big name players. Look at Sunderland – they have spent a lot of money and we outclassed them 5-1,” Enrique told The Daily Telegraph. “Some teams spend money and will think they have more of a chance of staying up or getting a strong finish in the Premier League, but we have a good squad.”

“When new players come in and have been here for a month or so, it feels like two years because they are made so welcome. It’s a really important quality” (more…)