CHRIS Hughton admits he wants new additions to his Newcastle United squad “sooner rather than later.”
The Magpies’ Barclays Premier League rivals Birmingham, Sunderland and Wolves have all been active in the transfer market – confounding expectations that there would be no recruitment until after the conclusion of the World Cup.
Hughton is not concerned about the lack of arrivals at St James’ Park but admits that he’d like to have new players in as close as possible to the start of pre-season training on July 5.
He said: “We are aware of what is happening elsewhere, but I am not going to set any kind of deadline for bringing players in.
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