Newcastle transfer news and rumours

The latest players linked with a move to Newcastle…
Jeff Hendrick – Newcastle expect to finalise the signing of the midfielder on a free transfer after he underwent medical tests on Saturday (Daily Mail, August 16); Newcastle are set to win the race to sign the ex-Burnley midfielder (Guardian, August 11).
Chris Smalling – Newcastle are targeting the Manchester United defender as Steve Bruce looks to strengthen his backline (Sky Sports, August 15); Newcastle are interested in the United defender, who spent last season on loan at Roma (Newcastle Chronicle, August 15)
Tom Davies – Steve Bruce is a big admirer of the 22-year-old Everton midfielder and has asked his club to make a move with Newcastle offering around £12m (Mail, August 15).

Ciro Immobile – The forward has claimed he was the recipient of an enquiry from the Saudi-led consortium that were attempting to buy Newcastle before the deal fell through (Express, August 12)

Ryan Sessegnon – Newcastle will offer the left back a way out of his Tottenham limbo as Steve Bruce pursues a plan to buy British – and in bulk (Sun, August 11).

Harry Wilson – Leeds are eyeing up a £15m move for the Liverpool winger, but face competition from Aston Villa and Newcastle (Sun, August 7).

Callum Wilson and Jeff Hendrick – Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce is keen to add British players to his squad this summer including Wilson and Hendrick (Daily Mail, August 9); West Ham have joined Newcastle in considering a bid for Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson, while both clubs are among a quartet of sides keen on signing his team-mate David Brooks (Sky Sports, July 29).

Josh King and David Brooks – Newcastle are planning a raid on relegated Bournemouth and are interested in the Cherries attackers (Telegraph, August 5).

Rogerio – Newcastle are interested in signing Sassuolo’s Brazilian left back this summer (Sky in Italy, August 2)

Demarai Gray – Newcastle are among the clubs keeping a close eye on the winger’s situation at Leicester (Telegraph, July 27).

John McGinn – Steve Bruce is planning to raid his former club Aston Villa if they are relegated with a move for the Scotland midfielder (Daily Star, July 18).

Todd Cantwell – Newcastle are among the clubs interested in the Norwich midfielder (Daily Mail, July 18).

Wilfried Zaha – The Crystal Palace forward is being chased by Newcastle, Everton, Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich (Daily Mail, July 16).

Philippe Coutinho – Barcelona remain intent on offloading the former Liverpool star this summer and have reportedly offered the Brazilian to Arsenal and Newcastle (Mirror, July 15).

Federico Chiesa – Newcastle are set to rival Manchester United for the Fiorentina winger (The Sun, July 11).

Wout Weghorst – Arsenal and Newcastle are set for a bidding war this summer over highly rated Wolfsburg striker Weghorst (Daily Star, July 2); The Dutch frontman is thought to be available this summer, despite scoring at least 16 goals in each of his last four season both in the Bundesliga and with AZ Alkmaar (Daily Star, July 1).

Danny Rose – Newcastle are in talks to extend the left back’s loan from Spurs (Sky Sports, June 1); Tottenham are willing to extend the full back’s loan at Newcastle for him to complete the campaign at St James’ Park (Telegraph, May 29).
The latest players linked with a Newcastle exit…
Jacob Murphy – Rangers are keeping close tabs on the Newcastle winger (Sunday Mail, August 16).

Allan Saint-Maximin – Arsenal and Napoli are keen on the Newcastle forward (Le10Sport, July 5). PSG have joined a “growing list of clubs” keen on Saint-Maximin after his impressive debut season in the Premier League (Mail, July 4).

Matty Longstaff – Leeds are plotting a move for the midfielder given his contract stand-off at St James’ Park (Telegraph, August 3); German club Schalke have joined the race to sign the unsettled Newcastle midfielder (Star, July 26); Newcastle will make a final plea with the 20-year-old to sign a contract extension before his current temporary deal expires (Independent, July 19); The 20-year-old, who has been earning just £850 per week on an academy contract at Newcastle, could leave St James’ Park after the Italian club offered him a £30,000 per-week, five-year deal, along with a bumper signing-on fee (Sky Sports).

The latest Newcastle contract talk…
Steve Bruce – Bruce is convinced he will be Newcastle manager at the start of next season as he gently applied pressure on owner Mike Ashley to sanction the transfers needed to turn the team into top 10 side next season (Telegraph, July 25); The current Newcastle manager has underlined his credentials as the right man to lead Newcastle, should the club’s proposed takeover be completed, but admits he is ‘in the dark’ over his future (Sky Sports, May 21).

Javier Manquillo – The Spain full back is nearing putting pen to paper on a contract extension at the club (Shields Gazzette, June 20); Newcastle are optimistic of tying the right-back to a new long-term contract (Telegraph, June 19).

The latest Newcastle takeover talk…
Singapore-backed company Bellagraph Nova Group (BNG) claims it has held talks with Newcastle over the possible takeover of the club (Sky Sports News, August 17).

Canadian Evangeline Shen is hoping to become Newcastle chairperson with her Bellagraph Nova Group trying to buy the club (The Sun, August 18).

Another company has come forward saying it has submitted an offer to buy Newcastle United following the collapse of the Saudi Arabia-led takeover of the club (Daily Telegraph, August 18).

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