Transfer talk – a round up of today’s NUFC transfer gossip – 31/07/2017

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

  • Newcastle’s interest in Arsenal striker Lucas Perez has been confirmed, with The Gunners setting a £13.4m price tag on the want-away Spaniard (The Chronicle).
  • Emmanuel Riviere & Massaido Haidara’s moves to Metz and St. Etienne respectively have broken down according to reports in France.
  • According to reports in Spain, Rafa Benitez has made contact with the agent of Atletico Madrid attacker Angel Correa in a bid to lure the Argentinian to St. James’ Park this summer – Real Madrid’s Lucas Vazquez is also a player Benitez is a ‘big fan’ of (Mi Otra Liga.com)

  •  The Chronicle have also credited NUFC with an interest in Liverpool’s Danny Ings as Rafa Benitez looks intent on stepping up his hunt for a striker.
  • Grant Hanley has been offered to Birmingham City, with Benitez looking to offload the fifth-choice centre-back this summer (The Chronicle).
  • After scoring 5 goals in 2 games for NUFC U-23’s in pre-season, Ivan Toney is a loan target for several League One sides, with Wigan Athletic and Scunthorpe two of several clubs interested (The Chronicle.

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About Olly Hawkins

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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