There is news today in Sports Direct News that Newcastle United are interested in French U21 International winger Anthony Knockaert, who is currently at Leicester City.
Anthony Knockaert – in good form for Leicester City
Leicester are flying high at the top of the English Championship at the moment, and Newcastle were linked with their 20 year-old center-back Liam Moore over the weekend, so it seems Newcastle scouts must have been at the Leicester games recently, but which player the club are really interested in is not clear.
22 year-old Knockaert was born in Roubaix, France and was signed from Guingamp in August of 2012 by Leicester City.
And SportsDirect News is reporting that Newcastle scouts were at the game against Derby on Friday night to watch the Frenchman, but that was what also the report about Liam Moore.
Knockaert is on a three-year contract a Leicester, so his contract still has eighteen months to run, and the Frenchman has been in excellent form for the Foxes this season.
Anthony has played 75 times for Leicester with 15 goals, and he has played three times for the French U21 side.
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