Both Spurs and Newcastle are reported to be interested in 22 year-old Udinese midfielder/withdrawn striker Diego Fabbrini, after the Italian revealed he could leave the club in January.
Diego Fabbrini – 22 year-old Italian International
Fabbrini made his debut for Italy when they lost 1-0 in a friendly to England, and this lad looks a good player, and certainly is an exciting prospect with loads of skill and ability.
But the problem for the 22-year-old is that he’s ambitious, yet has made only five appearances for Udinese this season, and he wants to play first team football, and is willing to leave Udinese and Italy to get those first team games.
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew will get backing from the Board to bring in some new players in January, and he could be ready to try to get a second Italian into the Newcastle squad, with Davide Santon proving he’s an excellent prospect with his fine displays for Newcastle this season.
Beppe Galli is the agent of the Italian international, and he had this to say to Sport Italia:
“Fabbrini is a talent, but he needs to play to show that.” “It’s certainly not an ideal situation and the player himself has asked for more space in the side to prove himself.” “To get value out of a youngster you have to give them a chance.”
“I’ve spoken with the club and if things continue as they are then it would be right to find a solution that would allow him more regular playing time.”
Diego can play as a second striker, in the role that Kevin Nolan was so successful at playing while he was at Newcastle, and certainly the 12 times capped Italian U21 International has great potential.
We think this lad would be a good signing for the club, if Newcastle can get a decent deal for him.
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