Success may take time and pitfalls lie ahead, but Newcastle fans can finally hope again

Newcastle United supporters celebrating outside St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in England on Oct 7, 2021. PHOTO: AFP
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SINGAPORE - Even before the deal was rubber-stamped, the memes were flying across group chats and social media.

One had a photoshopped line-up that featured Kylian Mbappe, Erling Haaland, Virgil van Dijk and other world stars of football in the black-and-white kit with the caption: "Newcastle next season".

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