A round up of all of today’s news & transfer gossip:
Kenedy has completed his medical at NUFC and looks all set to sign on a season long loan – There’s no option to buy him as it stands, but it’s reported that we’ll have the ‘first option’ to sign him next summer once the loan ends – Full story here.
Sky Sports have confirmed that Newcastle United have rejected an ‘out of hand’ bid from West Ham for Jamaal Lascelles – with the Hammers offering just £20m rising to £25m – Full story here.
Sky Sports also claim that Rafa Benitez is keen to bring Andros Townsend back to NUFC and has been told that Crystal Palace are willing to sell him for £17m – Full story here.
According to reports in France, Nice striker Alassane Plea is now ‘ready’ to complete a move to Borussia Mönchengladbach after the Bundesliga side made an offer of £20.5m ‘plus bonuses’ for the Frenchman – Full story here.
An intriguing picture has been shared on Twitter today, showing club cameramen filming what *might* just be a potential new signing wearing the new NUFC kit on the Quayside – See picture here.
According to freelance Wolves journalist Tim Nash, Newcastle are now ‘in the hunt’ to sign Manchester City Oleksandr Zinchenko – despite Wolves having agreed a fee to sign the highly-rated 21-year-old – Full story here.