Transfer talk – a round up of today’s NUFC transfer gossip – 18/07/2017

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

  • Jacob Murphy arrived in Dublin this morning and has now agreed personal terms and completed the first part of his medical ahead of his £12m move from Norwich to Newcastle (The Chronicle)
  • Sky Sports have also revealed this afternoon that Atletico Madrid right-back Javier Manquillo is undergoing his medical at the Carton House training camp in Ireland – the former Sunderland defender looks set to join on a three-year deal.
  • Fulham have agreed a loan deal with Liverpool for NUFC target Sheyi Ojo, with the England U-21 now set to decide between Newcastle, Fulham and Middlesbrough as to where he’ll play his football next season (Sky Sports)

  • NUFC risk missing out on TWO heavily linked targets, with Manchester City making a £2.6m bid to sign Pepe Reina, whilst West Brom are in talks to sign £10m rated Arsenal left-back Kieran Gibbs.
  • Reports from the capital suggest Rafa Benitez could look to bring Loic Remy back to Newcastle, with Sky Sports news confirming over the weekend that the striker will leave Chelsea this summer (Croydon Advertiser)
  • Formerly linked goalkeeper Joe Hart won’t be signing for NUFC this summer, with England number one completing a season-long loan with West Ham.

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