Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez needs to make up to seven signings says Micky Quinn
That is according to pundit and former Newcastle striker Micky Quinn, who thinks the squad needs serious improvement.
Benitez led the Toon Army to the Championship title this season, meaning they bounced back to the top flight at the first time of asking.
Newcastle finished one point clear of Chris Hughton's Brighton in second and the pair will be joined by Huddersfield after they beat Reading in the playoff final yesterday at Wembley.
Benitez has already made his first addition, signing winger Christian Atsu from Chelsea on a permanent deal after a successful loan spell.
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I just think Newcastle need six or seven signings to improve on last year's promotion winning team
Micky Quinn on Newcastle's transfer business
But Quinn thinks it is just the start of a busy summer for the former Liverpool boss.
"I'm hoping he stays, I think he's got a transfer kitty more or less sorted," he said on talkSPORT.
"I don't think it's as much as Newcastle fans were expecting, especially with (Mike) Ashley.
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Christian Atsu has joined Newcastle on a permanent deal from Chelsea
"They've maybe moved the goalposts a little bit but signings are going to be key to stay up.
"I think six of those players are not good enough, nearly half the team, that's being kind, are not good enough to stay in the Premier League.
"I just think they need six or seven signings to improve on last year's promotion winning team."