New striker target revealed & Dutch defender confirms interest – NUFC news round up

By | 20th May 2019

A round-up of today’s NUFC news and gossip:

  • According to various reports, Newcastle are now showing interest in a deal to sign Brazilian striker Wesley Moraes – Full story here.
  • Dutch left-back Jetro Willems has confirmed his plan to leave Eintracht Frankfurt – and has named Newcastle United as one of the club’s interested in signing him – Full story here.
  • According to the Chronicle, Newcastle players were left with ‘positive vibes’ and feeling confident Rafa Benitez would sign as they departed for their end-of-season break – Full story here.
  • Newcastle United talent Dan Barlaser is attracting interest from Championship duo Wigan and Preston following an impressive loan spell with Accrington Stanley last season – Full story here.
  • Just a week on from the sacking of ex-NUFC boss Chris Hughton, Sky Sports have confirmed that Graham Potter is ‘close’ to being appointed the new manager of Brighton – Full story here.
  • Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United all sent scouts to watch Sean Longstaff earlier in the year according to the Chronicle – Full story here.
  • Newcastle are interest in Nigerian forward David Okereke following his impressive season in Italy according to the Sun – Full story here.

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This post written by Olly Hawkins originally appeared on NUFC blog – Newcastle United blog – NUFC Fixtures, News and Forum.. Read the full post here.

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