Newcastle have been linked with a bid for Argentine International left-back Nicolas Tagliafico, who plays for Buenos Aries club Independiente.
The news comes from Argentinian football writer Peter Coates via his Twitter account as reported in the Chronicle.
Peter reports that Newcastle are trying to negotiate a €4M (3.7M) deal for the 24-year-old left back.
Nicolas was born in Buenos Aires, and he’s played in the youth teams of the Argentine national at U15, U17, and U20 level.
Tagliafico was impressive for the Argentina national U20 football team at the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Colombia.
Nicolas Tagliafico while at Banfield
Here’s the tweet from Peter Coates.
— Peter Coates (@golazoargentino) August 26, 2017
Other clubs in Europe are also said to be interested in signing the left-back as Peter Coates points out.
Tagliafico joined Independiente from Banfield back in 2015, and he’s played 84 times for them and before that played 56 times at Banfield.
He would seem like a good signing for us – another classy young player.