Newcastle United might be introduced with a giant alternative this month to signal their long-term goal Youri Tielemans from Leicester Metropolis.
What’s the newest?
It has now been reported for quite a few months that Newcastle maintain a robust curiosity within the Belgian midfielder following the arrival of PIF on Tyneside.
Nonetheless, there may be additionally the belief that the Premier league leaders, Arsenal, are one other facet that may be eager to usher in the 25-year-old.
Tielemans is now enjoying into the ultimate months of his contract on the King Energy Stadium with the Belgian doubtlessly in a position to depart on a free in the summertime.
And talking on the Home of Champions YouTube channel, the dependable journalist Fabrizio Romano has claimed the midfielder stays a participant who the Toon are “nicely knowledgeable on”:
(14:50) “Youri Tielemans, out of contract with Leicester in the summertime might be a giant alternative available in the market. Newcastle are nicely knowledgeable on the scenario however once more in the mean time they’re actually quiet within the negotiation on the membership facet as a result of they wish to ensure that it’s the greatest alternative and the perfect second to signal the participant.”
Belgian cut price?
Tielemans has now been a longtime title within the Premier League for quite a few years following his transfer from Monaco again in 2019.
The midfielder has already racked up 138 appearances within the Premier League during which he has returned 21 objectives and 20 assists (via Transfermarkt).
And given his contract is ready to run out on the finish of the present marketing campaign, it is going to be attention-grabbing to see if the Foxes could be open to a possible supply for the 25-year-old this month or whether or not the need determine to take the monetary blow in the summertime.
Would Tielemans improve Newcastle’s midfield?
Again in November, Brendan Rodgers instructed the membership have been trying to supply Tielemans a brand new deal and that a solution could be supplied within the coming months:
“I’ll proceed to work and develop his sport right here for nevertheless lengthy that’s. If he’s to signal one other deal and proceed his journey at Leicester, we’ll see within the coming months,” he said.
Nonetheless, the potential lure of Champions League soccer probably on supply for subsequent season with Arsenal and the Toon might show a significant attraction with the Foxes at present slumped in thirteenth spot of the table.
Compared to Newcastle’s Bruno Guimaraes, the Belgian has supplied a formidable return in a struggling Leicester facet this season with Tielemans offering extra shot-creating actions per 90 (via Fbref).
Tielemans – hailed as an “underrated” participant – has additionally supplied the identical variety of tackles because the Brazilian however has outperformed Guimaraes with a better share of profitable dribbles.
So it does appear as if Tielemans is a participant who might definitely add to the Newcastle midfield, however it’ll stay to be seen whether or not the Magpies make a transfer this month for the Belgian.