Newcastle United are “willing to consider” making a move that would see Chelsea star Christian Pulisic head to St James’ Park, according to transfer Dean Jones.
Having spent more than £100m over the summer, according to Transfer marketMagpies head coach Eddie Howe will have another chance to splash the cash when the January business window opens.
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Newcastle transfer news – Christian Pulisic
According to the daily mailNewcastle are monitoring Pulisic’s contract situation after making an initial inquiry in August, but face competition from Manchester United and Arsenal.
The Premier League trio are not the only teams showing interest in the American com Spanish sources have revealed that Serie A giants Inter Milan and Juventus are also keen to conclude a deal.
MailOnline have suggested Chelsea are unwilling to entertain loan offers, but Pulisic is still expected to move away from Stamford Bridge permanently in January.
The 24-year-old will enter the final 18 months of his Chelsea contract, which is worth £150,000-a-week according to Spotterat the turn of the year
Pulisic was among four Blues stars Newcastle were interested in signing in the summer transfer window, according to the telegraph.
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What has Dean Jones said about Pulisic?
Jones believes Newcastle are mulling rekindling their interest in Pulisic by opening negotiations with Chelsea.
The reporter believes the winger fits with what Howe is trying to build on Tyneside.
Jones told GIVEMESPORT: “He’s still someone they would be willing to consider. I think he fits in with where they’re going in terms of recruitment.
“He wouldn’t be seen as a superstar coming in and that’s important. I think he would fit the style of play well as well.”
How much would Pulisic cost?
Seconds BBC SportChelsea spent £58m when they lured Pulisic to Stamford Bridge from Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund in 2019.
But it is unlikely that Newcastle will need to exceed that figure to strike a deal as he has registered just 26 goals and 21 assists in 133 appearances for the west Londoners, according to reports. Transfer market.
However, Newcastle should offer 56 ch United States international a lucrative salary if they want to tempt him to St James’ Park.
If the Magpies were to match his current £150,000-a-week pay packet, he would overtake Kieran Trippier as the club’s top earner, according to Spotter.
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