Sport Newcastle midfielder nears exit for Championship club

23:45  12 july  2018
23:45  12 july  2018 Source:   readsport.co

Newcastle interested in Italian midfielder

  Newcastle interested in Italian midfielder Newcastle have been linked with a potential switch for Juventus midfielder Stefano Sturaro, according to reports in Italy. Goal Italia report that Rafa Benitez is an admirer of Sturaro, with the Spaniard looking to bring the Italian midfielder to St James Park this Summer. Juventus are likely to sell the midfielder, with many clubs such as Wolfsburg and Eintracht Frankfurt also looking at Sturaro. Juiventus are apparently seeking over €20 million for the midfielder, with Newcastle aiming to pay only €14 million for the Italian’s services. However, with Juventus looking to sell Sturaro, a deal is very likely to be agreed with one of the players’ many suitors. Sturaro has been a fringe player for Juventus, struggling to force his way inside the starting eleven with many world-class stars littering the Juventus side. West Ham have also been linked with the midfielder, with his exit from Turin almost certain this Summer.

Newcastle midfielder Jack Colback has all but sealed his future away from St James' Park, after a The former Sunderland star is unlikely to be included in his manager's 25-man squad for the 2017/18 Premier League campaign, and is set for a swift exit following his row with the 57-year-old Spaniard.

Bell, who was abused by Ormond while playing for the boys’ club in the 1970s, told a Newcastle "What first attracted you to the Sheikh millionaires??" Ex- Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye has 2013 The three year career of James Perch at SJP ended as Championship side Wigan Athletic

Newcastle midfielder Jack Colback is nearing closer to the Tyneside club’s exit door, with a move to Nottingham Forest close to completion.

The 28-year old midfielder joined Forest on loan last January, then accused Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez of not respecting him and only viewing him as ‘a number’.

Subsequently, the midfielder who only has one year left on his current deal, has been told he has no future with the club, and has been left at home while the rest of the first-team squad are at a training camp in Ireland.

Now, having been told to look for a new club, Forest boss Aitor Karanka is keen on reuniting with the former Sunderland utility player.

Foster set for Watford medical as exit nears

  Foster set for Watford medical as exit nears Ben Foster is expected to have his move to Watford confirmed imminently, with a medical at Vicarage Road taking place today. The 35-year-old has been at the Hawthorns since 2011, making 209 appearances for the Baggies since joining from rivals Birmingham City. A strong career in the Midlands saw Foster nominated for the Football Writers’ Association of the Year Award in the 2016-17 season, in addition to scooping the West Brom supporters’ player of the season award. Twitter: Watford have agreed a deal with West Brom for goalkeeper Ben Foster with player set for a medical at Vicarage Road today. #watfordfc #WBA (@SportsPeteO) Despite vowing to stay at the club following relegation to the Championship, the team made their intentions to introduce a younger shot-stopper clear. Having confirmed the signing of Sam Johnstone from Manchester United, West Brom will now almost imminently say goodbye to Foster. With a rumoured fee of £3.5 million for the former England international, the fee will go some way to covering the supposed £6.5 million the club stumped up for the services of Johnstone.

Newcastle close to completing midfielder agreement, loan-to-buy deal. By. Everton’s new managerial target not what club need – big mistake. Liverpool fans should be excited by new -look midfield , Premier League man

Former Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote has died aged 30 after collapsing during training in China. "The thoughts of everyone at Newcastle United are with Cheick's family, friends, team-mates and everyone connected with the clubs he represented."

a man with a football ball on a field: Stu Forster/Getty Images Sport © Stu Forster/Getty Images Sport Stu Forster/Getty Images Sport

However, according to the Northern Echo, the financial side of the deal is proving to be more difficult than expected, with Colback’s current wage with the Magpies far higher than Forest’s wage ceiling.

Despite this, Karanka is hopeful of coming to an agreement within a week, and is set for another round of talks with Colback’s representatives before the weekend.

In an interview with the Nottingham Post, Karanka had this to say on a potential deal for Colback:

“I know Jack, and Jack knows me and the club. He was really important here last season. It is true that he is on our list.”

“We have other players on the list because he is not our player and we cannot say that he is yet. We have to find a solution to that as soon as possible. But if it is not Jack, then we will find another target.”

Colback would be the second midfielder to leave the club this month, after Mikel Merino completed a switch to Real Sociedad on Thursday afternoon.

Cardiff City v Nottingham Forest - Sky Bet Championship © Stu Forster/Getty Images Sport Cardiff City v Nottingham Forest - Sky Bet Championship

Jeremie Boga set to join Sassuolo .
Jeremie Boga is set to join Italian side Sassuolo as a fee worth £3.5 million has been agreed with Chelsea, according to Nizzar Kinsella of Goal. Boga has been angling for a potential exit for quite some time due to a lack of playing time at Stamford Bridge and it appears that the Ivory Coast international will get his wish. The midfielder spent last season playing Championship football with Birmingham City and in an interview with Goal, he expressed his disappointment with his lack of game time. “At my age, I need to be doing more with my development.” Whilst an agreement between Chelsea and Sassuolo, which includes a buy-back option for the Blues, has been reached, Boga must still agree terms with Sassuolo. Boga has only played 1 senior game for Chelsea and has spent the majority of his time with the club on loan at clubs such as Rennes and Granada after joining from an amateur club in Marseilles aged 16.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!