Seal deal: Newcastle confirm the signing of highly rated star who reject west ham mega deal

Barcelona ‘accept’ Newcastle’s ‘raised’ offer for Brazilian as Magpies ‘close in’ on fifth summer acquisition.


According to sources, Newcastle United are close to signing Barcelona winger Raphinha after increasing their offer for the Brazilian.

The Geordies have already signed four players this summer, with Lewis Hall, Lloyd Kelly, John Ruddy, and Odysseas Vlachodimos all arriving within the first month of the transfer season.
Newcastle have also lost Elliot Anderson and Yankuba Minteh to Nottingham Forest and Brighton, respectively, but their next signing may not be far away.

It is reported that Eddie Howe and the Newcastle recruitment department are seeking for a new attacker this summer, as former Leeds United player Raphinha continues to be connected with

According to multiple sources, Barcelona may chose to sacrifice Raphinha in order to bring in some new faces this summer.

Barcelona’s financial condition forces them to sell in order to buy top players, and sources in Spain suggest that president Joan Laporta has ‘accepted’ a bid from Newcastle for Raphinha.

Newcastle have ‘increased’ their bid for Raphinha to €60 million, with the Premier League club claimed to be ‘coming in’ on a deal for the Brazilian.
Despite being a vital part of Xavi’s plans at Barcelona last season, he is ‘not essential at all’ under new manager Hansi Flick, and it is now ‘critical to know the winger’s response’ to Newcastle’s offer.

According to the source, Raphinha is ‘not really intrigued’ by Newcastle’s offer because the club is not currently playing in the Champions League or ‘fighting for trophies’, which are the ‘two conditions’ of any summer transfer for the Brazil international.

Anthony Gordon, a former Everton winger, is said to be “over the moon” about the prospect of joining Liverpool.

However, as previously reported, transfer analyst Fabrizio Romano has stated Liverpool did not make a bid because the asking price was too high.

According to Romano’s Caught Offside column, the Liverpool-Newcastle deal was never truly close. They held a talk. They discussed the possibility, but


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