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SportNewcastle linked with Feghouli move

20:40  06 december  2018
20:40  06 december  2018 Source:   readsport.co

Arsenal target Miguel Almiron closing in on Newcastle move

Arsenal target Miguel Almiron closing in on Newcastle move Arsenal look set to miss out on a deal to sign MLS star Miguel Almiron, with Newcastle seemingly closing in on a move. According to the Daily Mail, Rafa Benitez’s side will hold talks with the player’s club this week in a bid to complete a £25 million deal. The playmaker has been heavily linked with a number of English clubs ahead of the January window. Arsenal were believed to be favourites for his signature earlier in the season, but Newcastle appear to have overtaken them. West Ham and Tottenham have previously been credited with an interest. Almiron has long been regarded as one of the most creative and attacking players in the MLS, earning a plenty of admirers after netting 12 times and providing 14 assists in 35 games. Unai Emery clearly remains keen to add to his midfield options, with the Gunners also being linked with Pablo Fornals.

West Ham winger Sofiane Feghouli is set to complete his move to Galatasaray. Feghouli moved to the Premier League last year but failed to show his abilities in the London club. He moved from Valencia where he made almost 150 appearances in La Liga.

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez will try to sign Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi on loan, according to the Daily Mirror. The former Marseille forward has also been linked with West Ham. Newcastle are said to be long-time admirers of the 23-year-old, who looks like being available on loan next season after a

Newcastle United have established an interest in signing Sofiane Feghouli from Galatasaray, according to claims from the Turkish media.

The Magpies have already been linked with a host of players ahead of the January transfer window, with manager Rafa Benitez understood to be making his plans early.

It is reported by Aksam, as translated by Sport Witness, that Algerian international Feghouli has emerged as a target for Newcastle following his difficult season in the Turkish Super Lig so far.

Newcastle linked with Feghouli move © Stu Forster/Getty Images Sport Stu Forster/Getty Images Sport

The former West Ham United star has played a sporadic role for Galatasaray this term and has started just five games in the top flight.

Almiron set for loan move to Newcastle

Almiron set for loan move to Newcastle Newcastle are poised to complete a deal for Atlanta midfielder Miguel Almiron in January. According to Roberto Rojas, Newcastle are set to seal a loan, with an option to buy, deal for Almiron. Twitter: Hearing from sources that Atlanta United midfielder Miguel Almiron to Newcastle United is a done deal. There are a… https://t.co/GFIESS3Nsi (@RobertoRojas97) The attacking midfielder is on the verge of sealing a loan switch to Newcastle in January, which could then become permanent in the summer. Rojas claims that the fee could be in the region of £15m, for the midfielder who has impressed in the MLS. Newcastle have been heavily linked with a swoop for Almiron for a number of months, with the Argentine being a player Rafa Benitez is keen to bring in. Benitez wants to strengthen his squad and it looks as though he is set to make his first signing of the upcoming transfer window.

Newcastle UnitedNewcastle United. Sofiane Feghouli is excited by his "very important" move to the Premier League after joining West Ham United on a free transfer. The 26-year-old Algeria winger will arrive at West Ham on 1 July on a three-year deal after the expiration of his contract at Valencia

Newcastle close in on Manquillo move . Javier Manquillo has been deemed surplus to requirement Tottenham and Liverpool have been extensively linked with the 24-year-old over the past months And, according to the Sun, Sofiane Feghouli is expected in Turkey this week to finalize the move .

Feghouli impressed during his time at Valencia before completing a switch to the Hammers. He struggled to influence proceedings during his short stint in English football but it seems Newcastle could provide the winger with a second chance.

The 28-year-old has contributed with no goals and no assists in his 10 league appearances in 2018/19.

Newcastle linked with Feghouli move © Ian MacNicol/Getty Images Sport Burnley v West Ham United - Premier League

Celtic to miss out on Woodman as Leeds close in on loan move.
Celtic look set to miss out on a deal to sign Freddie Woodman, with the goalkeeper happy to stay at Newcastle. The Bristol Post reports that the player is close to joining Leeds on loan but remains part of Newcastle’s long-term plans. Marcelo Bielsa’s side have been searching for an emergency loan signing after an injury crisis briefly left them with no senior goalkeeper. Both Arsenal and Celtic were linked with moves to sign Woodman but would reporteldy have prefered the chance to land the player on a permanent basis. Woodman is highly rated at Newcastle but has long been linked with moves away from the club amid concerns about his first-team chances. Celtic appear to be putting plans in place as they prepare for life after Craig Gordon, who will turn 36 later this year. Scott Bain was signed on a permanent basis over the summer but is unlikely to take the number one spot when Gordon eventually moves on.

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