There’s news in the Mail today that Newcastle are interested in bringing Marseille winger Clinton N’Jie on loan for the rest of the season with an option to buy in the summer.
The former Tottenham player is wanted by Fulham, Cardiff, and Burnley in addition to Newcastle – all clubs fighting relegation this season and the other three clubs are below Newcastle in the league – at the moment.
The update is that Marseille have now agreed to allow their player to go out on loan this month.
N’Jie was at Tottenham for a couple of years from 2015 before he made a move to Marseille.
Spurs paid €12M for him from Lyon back in 2015 on a five-year deal, but it was not a successful move, and he ended up making only 8 appearances for Spurs in the Premier League – all of them as a substitute.
Newcastle will try to arrange a loan deal for the player with an option to buy in the summer if he performs well through the end of the season.
25-year-old Marseille striker Clinton N’Jie
In 71 total appearances for Marseille, he has scored 14 goals and has 8 assists, so he’s not a prolific goalscorer.
He has played 9 times this season with one goal for Marseille and has 22 caps for Cameroon with 7 International goals.
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