Youngster set to sign, Mike Ashley set for talks & Willems drops transfer hint – Transfer gossip

Today’s NUFC news and gossip:

  • Steve Bruce has confirmed that he’s set to hold transfer talks with Mike Ashley in the ‘next couple of days’ – but insists he won’t sign players for the sake of it.
  • According to reports in Scotland, Newcastle have beaten Rangers and Celtic to the signing of 16-year-old Queen’s Park talent Reagan Thomson.
  • Jetro Willems has hinted that there’s ‘already an agreement’ between Frankfurt and Newcastle regarding his potential permanent move to St James’ Park.
  • The Athletic have revealed that Alex Kral and Ibrahima Sissoko are two players Newcastle are tracking in Steve Bruce’s bid to sign a ‘box-to-box’ midfielder this month.
  • Aston Villa are interested in signing former Newcastle United flop Islam Slimani according to The Athletic.
  • Elsewhere, Steve Bruce has shared an injury update ahead of tomorrow’s FA Cup replay against Rochdale at St James’ Park – Read it here.

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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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