This comes just a day after the club confirmed the permanent signing of Martin Dubravka – a deal which could be set to kick-start our business this summer (at least that’s the plan!),
The report today reveals that Benitez wants ‘at least’ another five this summer, and has not taken a holiday as a result, remaining in the UK instead in a bid to ‘push for further incoming deals’.
It’s stated that Rafa wants a right-back, a central midfielder, a winger, and a striker (or two), and it seems he’s working on a deal for one of those as we speak.
— The Chronicle (@ChronicleNUFC) May 31, 2018
Many will be hoping the deal he’s working on is for Kenedy, however the Chronicle insisted that this is a deal that won’t be easy to complete, with his agent said to be ‘still monitoring the market to see what other moves could be available’.
That being said, it’s good to hear that signing number two may not be too far away.
Let’s hope this is the case. We didn’t do business quick enough last summer, so moving quickly in the market and getting some of Rafa’s top targets will be a big step towards keeping him at the club in the long-term.