NUFC ‘hold talks’ with La Liga midfielder as Rafa looks set to shop in Spain once again – reports

Rafa Benitez looks set return to Spain in search of new recruits this summer, with The Chronicle suggesting today that Florian Lejeune’s arrival from Eibar won’t be hist last, revealing we have ‘held talks’ with a La Liga central midfielder this week.

The Spaniard has several links with La Liga following spells in charge of Valencia, Real Madrid, Tenerife, Osasuna and Real Valladolid to name a few and will look to make use of those to deliver some astute signings this summer.

Interestingly, The Chronicle report that we ‘held talks’ for a ‘central midfielder currently contracted to one of La Liga’s top sides’ over the last week – an exciting nugget of info that will has me wondering.

It is also stated that Sandro Ramirez, who has this week signed for Everton, was a real target for Benitez this summer, with the former Malaga forward appearing to be a steal at just £5.25m. Granted that was due to a release clause, but Benitez will be hoping he can find similar deals this summer.

(Fancy writing for us? Send any articles/ideas over to us at NUFCblogsubmissions@gmail.com & we’ll get back to you!)

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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green