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Leeds and Newcastle in the race to sign €15m-rated ace with 10 goal contributions

Leeds United and Newcastle United are interested in signing the Brest defender Romain Perraud. According to L’Equipe (via GFFN), Southampton are apparently leading the chase to sign the 23-year-old who could cost around €15 million this summer. The defender has a contract with the French outfit until the summer of 2025 and his suitors will have to pay the asking price if they want to sign him this summer. The French outfit are under no pressure to sell the 23-year-old and they can afford to demand a premium. Southampton need to sign a quality replacement for Ryan Bertrand and Perraud certainly fits the bill. Leeds could definitely use a quality left-back signing especially with Ezgjan Alioski set to leave the club when his contract expires later this summer. Meanwhile, Newcastle Unite...

‘Good footballer’, ‘Very high ceiling’ – Some NUFC fans react after hearing 23-yr-old could join

Newcastle United are expected to complete the signing of Kristoffer Ajer from Celtic this summer. The 23-year-old Norwegian defender has been heavily linked with a move away from Parkhead in recent months. The Daily Mirror (via Chronicle) are reporting that the Magpies will sign him for a fee of around £6 million. The Celtic star has a big future ahead of him, and Newcastle manager Steve Bruce will be hoping he can help him fulfil his potential. Newcastle need defensive reinforcements this summer. Centre-back is not the only department that needs strengthening, with a right-back amongst their priorities. The reported £6 million asking price seems reasonable for a player of Ajer’s talent, and he could represent a good value signing for Newcastle. It has been a disappointing season for Celti...

Newcastle and West Ham interested in signing 30-goal attacker this summer

Villarreal forward Gerard Moreno has been linked with a move to Newcastle United and West Ham United. According to reports via calciomercato, Roma are keeping tabs on the Spanish attacker as well. Moreno has been in exceptional form for the Yellow Submarines this season and he has helped them win the Europa League. The 29-year-old striker has 30 goals and 11 assists to his name in all competitions this past season. The attacker scored a vital goal against Manchester United in the final of the Europa League earlier this month and the Spanish outfit lifted the trophy after a penalty shootout win. It is no secret that West Ham need to sign a quality striker this summer and Moreno would be a superb upgrade on Michail Antonio. The Hammers have secured European football for the next season ...

Newcastle set to return for 22-year-old January target this summer

Newcastle United are interested in signing Sporting Lisbon midfielder Matheus Nunes during the summer transfer window. According to reports, the Magpies were keen on signing the midfielder during the January transfer window, but the move did not materialise. Portuguese outlet Record claims that the Premier League side submitted an offer of a loan deal with an option to buy. Newcastle are now looking to reignite their interest in the 22-year-old and are eager to secure his signature this time around. The Portuguese outfit will demand at least €20 million for the player. The Brazilian highly rated, and the reported asking price could prove to be a bargain if he adapted to Premier League football next season. He has a contract with this Portuguese outfit until the summer of 2025, and the aski...

Newcastle make enquiry for 21-year-old defender, two other PL clubs keen

Newcastle United have reportedly enquired about Benfica defender Nuno Tavares. According to O Jogo, the 21-year-old could be available for a fee of around €15 million. Brighton & Hove Albion and Southampton are also keen on the player. It is no secret that the Magpies will have to improve defensively during the summer transfer window, and signing a quality full-back should be a priority for them. Steve Bruce has had to rely on the likes of Paul Dummett and Matt Ritchie as his left-backs, and Tavares could be an upgrade on both players. The highly-rated youngster has a release clause of £88 million, but Benfica are willing to sell him for far less than that. The defender can also play as a wing-back and could be very useful for Newcastle from an attacking perspective. Tavares has bagged...

Steve Bruce could look to bring in a marquee signing for Newcastle this summer

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce is looking to bring in a marquee signing during the summer transfer window. According to Football Insider, Bruce could spend his entire budget on one star signing. The Magpies will then look to take advantage of the free-agent market and pull off loan deals to strengthen their squad. It will be interesting to see if Bruce can plug the gaps in Newcastle’s squad and help them push for a top-half finish next season. Newcastle will need to improve defensively and add more depth to the attacking areas. A quality winger and a striker should be a top priority for them this summer. Star players like Allan Saint-Maximin have been linked with a move away from the club and it remains to be seen whether the Magpies can convince the 24-year-old to stay beyond this s...

Newcastle looking to sign 25-yr-old Frenchman on a bargain this summer

Newcastle United are thought to be interested in signing the Celtic midfielder Olivier Ntcham on a free transfer. The 25-year-old central midfielder has been on their radar for quite a while and they tried to sign him during the January transfer window as well. The Celtic midfielder moved to Marseille instead on a loan deal and it has been a torrid spell for him. Ntcham has a contract with Celtic until this summer and he will move on as a free agent. It will be interesting to see if Newcastle can secure his services this time around. According to Football Insider, the Magpies are keen on signing multiple central midfielders who will add goals and creativity to the side and the 25-year-old Celtic midfielder is on their radar along with Arsenal’s Joe Willock. Willock has had an outstanding l...

Predicted Newcastle XI vs Fulham: Bruce to make six changes amid injury problems

Newcastle United travel to Fulham for their final Premier League game of the season, and the Magpies will be hoping to finish the season with a win. It has been a mediocre campaign for Steve Bruce, and the fans will be expecting a quality performance today. Fulham have already been relegated and have nothing to play for, but Scott Parker will want his team to finish the season on a high note. The Londoners have lost eight of their last 10 home games in the Premier League, and Newcastle will certainly fancy their chances of winning here. The Magpies were held to a 1-1 draw against Fulham earlier in the season, and they will look to make amends this time. Newcastle have quite a few injury issues, with Isaac Hayden, Jamaal Lascelles, Karl Darlow, Ryan Fraser and Callum Wilson all sidelin...

Newcastle want 25-yr-old to sort out defensive problems, Bruce a big admirer

Newcastle United are looking to sign Queens Park Rangers defender Rob Dickie this summer. According to Football Insider, the 25-year-old is a long term target for the Magpies and the Premier League club are plotting a summer raid. Steve Bruce is a big admirer of the defender who has excelled for the London club in the Championship this season. QPR are desperate to keep hold of the centre-back, but a lucrative offer from the Premier League outfit may alter their stance. Dicke is likely to be tempted if Newcastle come calling, although QPR are unlikely to allow him to leave cheaply as he contracted to them until 2024. SL View: Signing a defender should be a priority for Bruce Newcastle have been vulnerable at the back this season, conceding 62 goals in 37 Premier League matches. Signing...

Newcastle ready to submit offer for 7-goal ace this summer, club open to selling

Newcastle United are prepared to sign Joe Willock permanently at the end of the season. The 21-year-old has been on loan from Arsenal, and he has made quite an impact since joining the Magpies. Willock recently became the youngest player to score in six consecutive Premier League games, and it is no surprise that Steve Bruce wants to secure his long term future. The midfielder has scored seven goals in 13 appearances for Newcastle this season. According to the Telegraph, the Magpies will submit an offer to the Gunners to turn Willock’s move into a permanent one and they are confident that the player is ready to leave the London club this summer. The report adds that Arsenal are also open to the idea of selling the England under-21 international to fund their own transfer moves. SL View: Id...

Alan Shearer and Gary Lineker lavish praise on Newcastle ace after yesterday’s win

Newcastle United picked up a 1-0 win over Sheffield United in the Premier League yesterday, with Joe Willock scoring the only goal of the game for the Magpies. The on-loan Arsenal midfielder has now scored in six consecutive league games for Newcastle, and he is the youngest player to do so in the history of the competition. 21y 272d – Joe Willock has now scored in six consecutive Premier League appearances, becoming the youngest player in the competition’s history to do so at the age of 21 years and 272 days. Unleashed. pic.twitter.com/eNKxu6UbvV — OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) May 19, 2021 The 21-year-old has made a considerable impact during his loan spell, and the Magpies may try to sign him permanently at the end of this season. Arsenal might need to cash in on some of their players to fun...

Saint-Maximin sends out transfer message, urges the club to ‘buy more players like’ 21-yr-old

Newcastle United winger Allan Saint-Maximin has urged the club to show ambition in the transfer market and sign more players like Joe Willock. The Frenchman revealed in an exclusive interview with Sky Sports that a club of Newcastle’s stature should be fighting for a place in the top half. “Sometimes you have to think about your future, you can see Leicester winning the FA Cup, you play football to win trophies, not to fight to stay up,” he said. “We have to buy more players like Joe Willock – he can be really great for the team and myself. “I am 24-years-old, and have to think about the national team, about winning trophies, and hope the club can give me that.” Since Saint-Maximin joined Newcastle, they have been fighting for their survival in the Premier League. He has been outstanding f...