Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Pardew Still Lookout

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Pardew Still Lookout

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Byline: Lee Ryder Chief Sports Writer Chief Sports Writer @lee_ryder

ALAN PARDEW is understood to have told his board he still wants one more new face before the transfer window closes.

PARDEW is understood to have told his board he still wants one more new face before the transfer window closes.

e Magpies signed o'their pre-season programme with a 1-0 win over Real Sociedad yesterday in a game which Pardew could have had few complaints about, as home debutants Remy Cabella, Manu Riviere and Daryl Janmaat all shone on a rain-soaked afternoon at St James' Park.

e Magpies signed o'their pre-season programme with a 1-0 win over Real Sociedad yesterday in a game which Pardew could have had few complaints about, as home debutants Remy Cabella, Manu Riviere and Daryl Janmaat all shone on a rain-soaked afternoon at St James' Park.

e Chronicle understands that the Londoner has "three or four" names in mind before the transfer window shuts, with United still actively looking to bring either Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette or e Chronicle understands that the Londoner has "three or four" names in mind before the transfer window shuts, with United still actively looking to bring either Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette or Queens Park Rangers' Loic Remy to Tyneside this summer.

Pardew has also been an admirer of Manchester United's Wilfried Zaha for some time, while Sunderland's Connor Whickham is another he might accept as a fall-back if the chase for Remy or Lacazette falls short.

ere were weekend reports linking United with Serge Gnabry of Arsenal on loan, but he is not thought to be a target.

Pardew is nevertheless pleased with the shape of his squad going into the new campaign.

He said: "We came up short at times last season. But everyone has worked hard to ensure we have a team that will represent this great club in a tting manner over the coming months. …

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