Newcastle in treble Prem tussle as race hots up for versatile midfielder
Newcastle, Crystal Palace and Sheffield United are within the race to signal Huddersfield midfielder Lewis O’Brien, a report has claimed.
Soccer Insider claims that an opportunity to signal the 22-year-old has opened up after the trio spent a prolonged time frame retaining tabs on his progress.
Certainly, the Terriers at the moment are prepared to promote the midfielder. And whereas the West Yorkshire membership have insisted that there’s a ‘proper worth’ for his exit, their resolution has nonetheless prompted curiosity.
The supply provides that whereas O’Brien’s summer time departure is probably going, a January deal can also be ‘potential’.
However the curiosity from Newcastle, the Eagles and the Blades is in its infancy in the meanwhile.
O’Brien, who principally operates as a midfielder, can even play larger up the pitch and have an effect on the assault. As such, his versatility has made him a key a part of the Huddersfield group.
He has made 19 outings in all competitions, together with 16 within the Championship. Certainly, after lacking out for the primary 4 league video games, he has appeared in each match since.
However the midfielder had beforehand made waves at Huddersfield’s academy ranks. He received the participant of the season prize twice earlier than getting into the first-team set-up.
And whereas Soccer Insider notes that he’s one among Huddersfield’s ‘prize’ property, they’re prepared to let him go.
He has entered the ultimate two years of his contract. As such, a summer time sale this 12 months could be the best choice if the participant is unwilling to remain.
Newcastle in race for striker
In the meantime, studies elsewhere declare that the Magpies are eager on Montpellier striker Andy Delort.
The 29-year-old was a close to £3m purchase for Wigan in 2014, however he didn’t final lengthy with Latics.
Wolves are additionally eager on the Algeria worldwide, who failed to attain in 11 appearances and was rapidly shipped out on mortgage to Excursions in France.
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