Newcastle United reportedly handed up the prospect to signal centre-back Merih Demiral.
That’s in accordance with a latest report from the Chronicle, who says that regardless of scouting him extensively, Eddie Howe’s Magpies opted towards making a transfer for the Turkey worldwide, even when invited to take action.
Demiral, 24, burst onto the scene when he signed for Juventus from Sassuolo in 2019.
Regardless of being tipped to develop into a extremely essential participant for the 36-time Serie A champions, Demiral’s time on the Allianz Stadium has fallen a great distance wanting expectations.
Despatched out on mortgage to Atalanta for the 2021-22 season, the place he featured 42 occasions, the ‘Previous Girl’s’ home rivals determined to make the Turkish defender’s transfer everlasting by paying an non-obligatory €20m charge.
Discussing the European defender’s latest transfer cross-country, membership legend and fellow defender Leonardo Bonucci, as quoted by Football Italia, mentioned: “Merih is a good particular person and a terrific skilled. He must play to enhance, he did the proper factor by going to Atalanta.”
Following a proper announcement on the club’s official website, Demiral will now develop into a everlasting fixture on the Gewiss Stadium, leaving the Magpies to pursue different defensive targets.