Newcastle are currently locked in talks with West Brom winger Callum McManaman and it’s looking more likely that Rafa Benitez will go ahead and bring in the Scouser for a fee of £4.75M.
The Times are reporting that Nacer Chadli’s £13M transfer to West Brom from Spurs will make it that much easier for Newcastle to get Callum McManaman.
Callum McManaman now likely to sign for Newcastle
Certainly the Times now expect Newcastle will bring in McManaman before tomorrow night’s transfer deadline.
Christian Atsu is reported to be flying into Newcastle to take his medical today, so it could be he will become Newcastle’s 12th signing of the summer.
That would make Callum the 13th player signed by Rafa Benitez this summer if he does sign for us.
Callum’s signing would also make Newcastle’s squad really strong for the season with at least two top players fighting for each position.
It’s a long long time since we had that at Newcastle.
Hopefully we can have a very successful season for a change.