Newcastle remain in talks with Inter Milan over a ₤ 50m relocation for midfielder Nicolo Barella and the club are confident of sealing the offer.
Eddie Howe is a huge fan of the 26-year-old, who played in the Champions League last for Inter.
Newcastle’s transfer record is ₤ 60m for Alexander Isak last summertime.
After a spectacular season under Howe, Newcastle have the ability to provide the Italian global Champions League football which puts them in a strong position.
Newcastle are likewise presently leading Tottenham in the race to sign Leicester’s James Maddison.
Both clubs have an interest in signing the assaulting midfielder, who has just a year left on his agreement, this summertime.
Newcastle’s interest stems back to the January transfer window, when Leicester hesitated to offer the 26-year-old.
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