The Dutchman reportedly joins Jesse Lingard and Dean Henderson as priorities for the Magpies as they begin to spend big following the Saudi takeover
What the papers say
Manchester City have reportedly set a price for out-of-favour forward Raheem Sterling. According to Metro, the club value the 26-year-old at about £45million, with Barcelona believed to be leading the race for his signature.
The Daily Mirror reports Donny Van De Beek headlines a trio of Manchester United players on Newcastle’s January transfer shortlist. New manager Eddie Howe is said to have £50m to spend on new players in the upcoming window, with Van De Beek, Jesse Lingard and Dean Henderson reportedly among the Magpies’ primary targets.
Real Madrid are circling a move for Leicester’s defensive midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, according to Leicestershire Live. Citing a report from Fichajes, the paper says the Spanish giants have a three-year deal in mind for the 24-year-old, though when they intend to pull the trigger on the move remains to be seen.
The Daily Mirror, via RMC, says Arsenal’s 22-year-old midfielder Matteo Guendouzi wants to stay at Marseille once his loan move ends.
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Players to watch
Dejan Kulusevski: Calciomercato says Tottenham are interested in the Juventus winger.
Tyler Adams: The Daily Mirror, via Sport Bild, reports Arsenal are looking to make a move for the RB Leipzig midfielder.