Hoffenheim respond to claims Joelinton is all set to join NUFC for £36m..

Hoffenheim have now all but confirmed reports that Joelinton will join Newcastle, stating he is now in ‘concrete negotiations’ with a ‘Premier League club’ and looks likely to leave.

This comes after German outlets Kicker and BILD claimed that his £36m move to Newcastle was now ‘imminent’, with Hoffenheim’s latest comment on social media explaining why he’s been withdrawn from their latest pre-season friendly today.

Here’s what they’ve said on Twitter in the last few moments after a Hoffenheim fan asked “Where is Joelinton” (with him absent from their line-up today):

“Joe is not there, he is in concrete negotiations with a Premier League club.

It may be that he leaves us.”

While they don’t confirm that he’s now gone and that a move is ‘imminent’ (as several German outlets are claiming), this does all but confirm that he’s now in talks with Newcastle and looks highly likely to complete a club record move to St James’ Park.

Take note Newcastle United and Mike Ashley. THIS ^ is how you communicate with your fans.

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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.

3 thoughts on “Hoffenheim respond to claims Joelinton is all set to join NUFC for £36m..

  1. Newcastle 0 Arsenal 15.
    Away to put on bet with ladbrokes.
    Hope I get good odds 😯

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  2. Don’t be fooled in to buying season tickets because we might break our transfer record because if this lads any good he will be sold 2 years down the line for profit and we will be back to square one propping up the prem league if we survive this season which I highly doubt

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  3. Perez out for 30 mill. Rondon could have cost 16.5 mill so 35 for Joelinton is not going to excite me. We still need at least one other striker. However I do think that Gayle is worth keeping. I believe he has the ability and has improved last season.

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