A sleeping giant may finally be awakening after so many years of slumber. Years of fan perceived mistreatment of their precious club by Sportsdirect mogul, Mike Ashley, may finally be coming to an end and there is an understandable buzz about this takeover from the notoriously passionate toon army.
The sea of black and white that so fervently follow this football club are finally being allowed to dream again thanks to a potentially imminent, and apparently massive, injection of cash from a Saudi backed consortium. Unsurprisingly there has been all sorts of names bandied around to get the Newcastle fans salivating over the eventual restart of football.
For the first time since perhaps back when Alan Shearer donned their famous number nine, Newcastle fans may be entering a season with hopes of really competing at the top end of the table. Although some of the names being thrown around are perhaps a little unrealistic (sorry Newcastle fans but it's unlikely we'll see Mbappe and Messi lining up in front of Jonjo Shelvey just yet), there is more than enough reason to be optimistic about an impressive Newcastle season to come.
Here's a look at some of the potential signings Newcastle's new Saudi sugar daddies should consider...