Transfer talk – a round up of today’s NUFC transfer gossip – 19/07/2017

Today’s round up of all NUFC related transfer talk:

  • Newcastle have completed the signing of England U-21 International Jacob Murphy, who arrives from Norwich for £10m plus add ons.
  •  Javier Manquillo’s move is expected to be announced tomorrow, with Atletico Madrid full-back set to sign for a fee in the region of £4-£5m (Sky Sports)
  • Leicester City striker Islam Slimani is keen on a move to Newcastle this summer, but fears that he could be priced out of a move to St. James’ Park as Leicester look to recoup a significant amount of the £30m spent on him last summer (The Mirror)
  • According to an exclusive from Italian outlet Calcio Mercato, Newcastle United are in ‘pole position’ to sign Real Betis left-back Riza Durmisi, with Benitez readying a £10m offer for the 23-year old.

  • The Chronicle have confirmed NUFC’s interest in Bordeaux striker Diego Rolan – the 24-year old striker is available for a cut-price fee of £5m this summer.
  • Aleksandar Mitrovic has been offered to French giants Lyon, with Newcastle looking for £16m for the Serbian striker this summer (Foot Mercato)
  • Rafa Benitez has confirmed he is in the market for a new goalkeeper this summer & has stated that previously linked Everton midfielder James McCarthy is not a player he is looking at ‘for now’ (The Chronicle)
  • Following Joe Hart’s loan move to West Ham, Newcastle are set to battle Crystal Palace for the signing of Adrian (The Mirror)

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Olly has been a Junior Magpie from birth. As a season ticket holder and avid Newcastle United fan - he eats, sleeps and breathes all things NUFC.

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