Transfer round up – all of today’s NUFC transfer news – 25/05/2017

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

  • Portuguese report ‘O Jogo’ claim Newcastle United are interested in Euro 2016 star William Carvalho – the Sporting Lisbon midfielder is believed to have a £39m release clause!
  • Tim Krul, currently on loan at AZ Alkmaar, has admitted he is looking forward return to Newcastle for Pre-season in July.
  • Newcastle have been given permission to hold talks with Chelsea youngster Tammy Abraham ahead of a possible loan deal (The Telegraph)

  • The Chronicle claim Rafa Benitez is looking to add between 7-12 new players to his squad this summer, with the club expected to be ‘extremely busy’  over the coming months.
  • NUFC have been credited with interest in Sporting Lisbon centre back Ruben Semedo once again. Portuguese paper ‘Record’ claim the highly-rated defender could be available for as little as £13m this summer.
  • It is believed that Jermaine Defoe will earn £130,000 per week at Bournemouth after agreeing a three-year-deal with the club – you can see why Newcastle avoided that one now. Wages plus his signing on fee are believed to be earning him £20m. Hardly a ‘freebie’! (The Guardian)


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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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