Transfer round up – all of today’s NUFC transfer news – 24/05/2017

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

  • Newcastle are considering a loan bid for Manchester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho this summer (The Chronicle).
  • Rafa Benitez remains interested in re-signing Andros Townsend and our hopes of doing so may be boosted after Sam Allardyce’s shock resignation from Crystal Palace (The Chronicle).
  • Christian Atsu’s £6.2m move to NUFC has been completed. He’s signed a four-year-deal with the club.

  • Newcastle are eyeing Celtic centre-back Jozo Simunovic with Benitez said to be targeting ‘at least’ one centre-back (The Chronicle).
  • French reports claim NUFC are monitoring the progress of former midfielder Mehdi Abeid – he currently plays at Dijon in Ligue 1 (L’EQUIPE).
  • Anderlecht are interested in Matz Sels as NUFC look set to loan the goalkeeper out this summer. Sels is thought to be keen on a move for his hopes of making Belgium’s 2018 World Cup squad (The Chronicle).
  • Italian reports claim Newcastle United are among several clubs interested in signing Inter Milan’s Colombian centre-back Jeison Murillo this summer (Gazzette dello Sport).


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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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