Newcastle United had Dutch International left-back Jetro Willems as a transfer target when he was still at PSV, and there is news today they are back in for the 22 times capped Dutch International.
He moved to Eintracht Frankfurt in the summer of last year, and there is news today with the Mail reporting that Newcastle are keen to do a deal for the Frankfurt defender.
Rafa wants a left back brought in next month as a backup and competition for Paul Dummett, and Jetro Willems would be a good buy for us.
He cost around 5M when he moved from PSV to Frankfurt and the fee quoted for him is £4.5M – he is good value for that fee.
Eintracht Frankfurt left-back Jetro Willems
In May 2012, Willems made his debut for the senior Dutch side in a match against Bulgaria
At the Euro 2012 tournament, Willems became the youngest ever player to play at the Euros and the fourth-youngest player to play for the Netherlands, at 18 years and 71 days.
Even though he is just 24, Jetro has plenty of experience and would immediately challenge Paul Dummett for the left-back starting position.
Roma are interested although they also are after former Sunderland left-back Patrick van Aanholt, who now plays for Crystal Palace.
Willems was a recent target of Liverpool – but the Reds failed to sign the Dutch International.
He would be an excellent signing for us and certainly would strengthen the squad.
He played 192 times for PSV with 12 goals and 34 assists and has played 48 times for Frankfurt.
What do you think?