It’s no secret Newcastle United are after reinforcements through the January switch window, and that has led them to plotting a raid on Italian facet Roma.
Jose Mourinho won’t be joyful that one among his favorite gamers at Roma is being focused in January by The Magpies, particularly contemplating he’s making an attempt to get Roma into the Europa League spots of the Serie A desk.
In line with Foot Mercato although, Newcastle need to spoil the previous Chelsea supervisor’s month by bringing Jordan Veretout to the Premier League.
The 28-year-old Frenchman has solely missed out on one league recreation this season attributable to a yellow card suspension, and has in any other case began each different recreation within the division since Mourinho’s arrival.
Veretout has scored 4 targets and assisted an extra 5 in 18 Serie A appearances this season, numbers that none of Newcastle’s present crop of central midfielders can hope to match.
Veretout has appeared 5 occasions for the French nationwide staff, making an look over the past worldwide break.
The midfielder would add worldwide pedigree to a Championship degree midfield, and wouldn’t it definitely permit them to release ahead Joelinton from enjoying as a box-to-box midfielder.
As per transfermarkt, Veretout is rated at £27m so any bid would should be vital to pry him away from Roma. However after their Saudi-backed PIF takeover earlier within the season cash is now not an issue.