Today’s round up of all NUFC related transfer talk:
Newcastle have today confirmed their FIFTH summer signing, confirming a deal for Spanish U-21 star Mikel Merino who joins on loan with a view to a permanent deal next summer.
According to the Northern Echo, Newcastle have backed away from any deal for Benfica’s Andreas Samaris as they felt ‘the deal wasn’t right’.
National press have credited NUFC with an interest in Everton duo James McCarthy and Oumar Niasse – with The Sun claiming the Senegalese flop could be available for a cut-price fee this summer.
Emmanuel Riviere looks set to seal his NUFC exit, with Metz closing in on the Frenchman’s signature after beating off interest from Turkish side Osmanlispor (L’Equipe).
Newcastle have made an official bid of €4m for Udinese’s Greek international goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis according to Italian reports (Calciomercato).
According to Portuguese report ‘O Jogo’, Newcastle have been offered the chance to sign Benfica winger Andre Carrillo – but will face competition from Crystal Palace, Stoke, Watford and Huddersfield for his signature.
French reports claim Saint Etienne are eyeing a move for NUFC’s transfer listed left-back Massaido Haidara.
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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.