All the latest Newcastle transfer news, rumours and gossip, as new manager Eddie Howe prepares for the January transfer window…Transfer Centre
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Newcastle United are holding talks with Monaco over a move for £35m-rated centre-back Benoit Badiashile (Daily Mail, January 10).
Boubacar Kamara wants a £150,000-a-week deal from his next club after West Ham joined Newcastle in the fight to sign him (The Sun on Sunday, January 9).
Newcastle are ready to make an offer of around £10m for West Ham centre-back Issa Diop (Daily Mail, January 8).
Leicester have joined the transfer war for £15m-rated Norwich ace Todd Cantwell with Newcastle, Liverpool, Tottenham, Leeds and Roma also keeping tabs on the midfielder (The Sun, January 10); Norwich are holding out for £15m from Newcastle for midfielder Todd Cantwell (The Sun, January 8).
Lille are considering Newcastle’s £29.3m offer for Sven Botman, but are believed to be holding out for at least £35m for the centre-back (Sky Sports, January 8); Newcastle are considering a cut-price move for Bournemouth defender Lloyd Kelly after having an offer for Botman rejected (The Times, January 7); Newcastle have seen an offer for defender Botman rejected by Lille, with AC Milan standing by to take advantage (Sun, January 4).
Newcastle are monitoring Anthony Martial‘s situation at Manchester United because of a need to replace injured striker Callum Wilson (Daily Mail, January 7).