Newcastle make Joe Willock ‘breakthrough’ – Player finally set to sign – The Telegraph

According to The Telegraph, Newcastle have today made a ‘breakthrough’ in their bid to agree personal terms with Joe Willock.

They claim that a £22m deal has been struck between the two clubs, with issues surrounding his contract the only thing that’s been holding up a permanent return to St James’ Park.

However, Mike McGrath has now revealed that the 21-year-old ‘will join’ after the club made a breakthrough in negotiations with the midfielder this morning – suggesting personal terms are all but agreed.

Here’s what he’s had to say:

North East reporter Craig Hope (The Mail) has also backed up McGrath’s claims, confirming that Newcastle are now ‘far closer’ to wrapping up a deal for the midfielder.

See his update below, with Hope stating that the ‘length of contract’ had been one of the sticking points:

Good news – now let’s get this announced by 12pm tomorrow so he can feature on Sunday!

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