£25m Everton goal needs to affix Newcastle, 4 years after Benitez bid


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Newcastle United have joined Everton and West Ham within the race for Aleksandr Golovin with MetaRatings reporting that the Monaco star is eager on a transfer to the Premier League strugglers. 

Thus far, Kieran Trippier feels just like the exception moderately than the rule. 

While the England worldwide was comfortable to threat his World Cup spot by swapping the reigning La Liga champions for a membership glancing nervously over their shoulder on the dreaded Championship, evidently few are prepared to comply with in Trippier’s footsteps. 









Freiburg’s Nico Schlotterbeck turned down a transfer to St James’ Park lately. As did Lucas Digne.

According to Gianluca di Marzio, in the meantime, Euro 2020 winner Andrea Belotti additionally gave Newcastle the chilly shoulder this week. 

So experiences suggesting that Golovin would have few qualms about following in Trippier’s contract will really feel like a breath of recent air on a bracing Tyneside morning.

Is Monaco’s Aleksandr Golovin lastly becoming a member of Newcastle United?

According to Russian publication MetaRatings, Golovin is ‘actively interested’ in a transfer to Newcastle. Eddie Howe’s relegation-threatened facet have joined Everton and West Ham within the race for his signature. 

Monaco’s Vice President Oleg Petrov mentioned on Wednesday that the Ligue 1 giants wish to hold their 25-year-old playmaker till the summer time not less than.

“So far, there have been no offers from West Ham for Golovin,” Petrov mentioned.  

“Are we ready to let him go in the winter? It all depends on the offers of the English club. But I think we’ll hardly let him go now.” 

It is known that the Principality membership are conscious of curiosity from the opposite facet of the Channel. 

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How a lot will Newcastle pay?

This is just not the primary time that Newcastle have come calling both.

Newcastle additionally made an strategy for Golovin in 2018, after the then-CSKA Moscow starlet burst onto the scene on the Russia World Cup.

Rafa Benitez was Newcastle’s supervisor on the time. And, almost 4 years later, the Spaniard’s Everton facet are actually battling his former employers for Golovin’s signature (The Athletic).

“There are proposals from Premier League clubs,” his agent said in 2018.

“As far as I know, interest in the midfielder comes from Southampton and Newcastle.”

Golovin produced 5 objectives and 9 assists as Monaco got here inside touching distance of the Ligue 1 title final season.

Should Newcastle win the race for his signature, Golovin would ease the inventive burden on Allan Saint-Maximin’s shoulders whereas offering ammunition for brand new £25 million striker Chris Wood.

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