Mike Ashley meets for transfer talks, £10m Horta bid reported & duo ‘offered’ to NUFC? – Transfer gossip

Today’s NUFC news and gossip:

  • The Mirror’s Simon Bird reports that Steve Bruce met Mike Ashley for ‘transfer talks’ in a Tyneside hotel today – and is asking the NUFC owner for ‘1 or 2’ game changing signings.
  • According to Portuguese outlet O Jogo, Newcastle will make a £10m bid for Braga winger Ricardo Horta in ‘the coming days’.
  • Lee Ryder has confirmed our interest in Nice star Wylan Cyprien, claiming we’ve been tracking the midfielder for ‘two years’.
  • Sky Sports claim that Newcastle and RB Leipzig are continuing to hold talks over Ademola Lookman – but the Bundesliga side want at least £22m for the winger.
  • Villarreal’s Karl Toko-Ekambi agent has offered the striker to Newcastle, according to reports in Spain – with the La Liga club willing to sell for £21m.
  • The Sun’s Alan Nixon claims Newcastle are ‘still working’ on a deal for Strasbourg midfielder Ibrahima Sissoko.
  • Newcastle have been offered the chance to sign AC Milan midfielder Lucas Biglia, according to Spanish outlet Diario AS.

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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.

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