A round-up of today’s NUFC news and gossip:
- According to various reports, Newcastle are now showing interest in a deal to sign Brazilian striker Wesley Moraes – Full story here.
- Dutch left-back Jetro Willems has confirmed his plan to leave Eintracht Frankfurt – and has named Newcastle United as one of the club’s interested in signing him – Full story here.
- According to the Chronicle, Newcastle players were left with ‘positive vibes’ and feeling confident Rafa Benitez would sign as they departed for their end-of-season break – Full story here.
- Newcastle United talent Dan Barlaser is attracting interest from Championship duo Wigan and Preston following an impressive loan spell with Accrington Stanley last season – Full story here.
- Just a week on from the sacking of ex-NUFC boss Chris Hughton, Sky Sports have confirmed that Graham Potter is ‘close’ to being appointed the new manager of Brighton – Full story here.
- Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United all sent scouts to watch Sean Longstaff earlier in the year according to the Chronicle – Full story here.
- Newcastle are interest in Nigerian forward David Okereke following his impressive season in Italy according to the Sun – Full story here.