Newcastle reject £1m bid & new loan target revealed as Howe is forced into rethink – Report

The Mail have shared an update on potential comings and goings at Newcastle United, explaining how Eddie Howe’s transfer plans have been impacted by fresh concerns Callum Wilson will be out for longer than first feared.

First off, Craig Hope’s latest piece reveals that Newcastle have turned down Everton’s bid for Sean Longstaff, claiming that the Toffees offered just £1m for the midfielder.

He is out of contract this summer, has started just once under Eddie Howe and is clearly a player Rafa Benitez likes from his time on Tyneside, but it’s easy to see why this was swiftly rejected!

The same report also claims that Anthony Martial has emerged as a new loan target for the club.

Man Utd are said to be reluctant to let players go, for now, due to the Covid-19 crisis impacting clubs up and down the country, however it seems we are exploring the possibility of bringing the forgotten Frenchman to St James’ Park.

The Mail state that Eddie Howe initially wanted a ‘younger back-up option’ capable of being Callum Wilson’s understudy, but fears he could be missing for ‘months not weeks’ has seen the club look at more senior, Premier League proven options.

Divock Origi is also named in the article as another target, however it’s said Howe has some reservations about a move for the Belgium international; who could be allowed to leave Liverpool for just £7m, according to The Telegraph.

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