Newcastle transfer news
In this article, we will bring you all of the recent Newcastle transfer news. Make sure to check back to the site for more transfer updates as we head toward the January window
Newcastle line up £25m move for played dubbed ‘new Yaya Toure’
Firstly, Goal, citing French outlet Foot Mercato, have linked Newcastle with a move for Seko Fofana.
Fofana is a central midfielder currently plying his trade with RC Lens. The 26-year-old is Lens’ current captain and has also proven himself to have an eye for goal, netting five in 18 Ligue 1 ties this term.
And, as per Goal, Newcastle are said to be lining up a £25m for the midfielder who they named as the ‘new Yaya Toure’:
Newcastle’s hunt for a new midfielder has led them towards ‘new Yaya Toure’ Seko Fofana.
Newcastle boss Eddie Howe’s no.1 January target revealed
Next up, Newcastle’s no.1 target for the January transfer has been revealed.
That player? Atletico Madrid and England star, Kieran Trippier.
As reported by the Telegraph:
Trippier is Eddie Howe’s No 1 target for next month and there is an expectation of the personal terms of a deal being straightforward when a fee is agreed with Atletico Madrid.
No potential transfer fee is mentioned in the report from the Telegraph.
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Newcastle eye former Arsenal man
Finally, the North East outfit have been linked with a move for Konstantinos Mavropanos.
Mavropanos is on loan from Arsenal with Stuttgart, but the German side are said to have the option to buy him in the summer for a minimal fee.
And, after an impressive stint with Stuttgart, reports stemming from Germany suggest the club are looking to purchase Mavropanos for around £2.5m then sell him on, with Newcastle named as one of the interested parties.
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