Newcastle United transfer news: Eddie Howe wants defensive reinforcement with Crystal Palace defender

Marc Guehi, Newcastle United transfer news. (Photo by Sebastian Frej/MB Media/Getty Images)
Marc Guehi, Newcastle United transfer news. (Photo by Sebastian Frej/MB Media/Getty Images) /

According to the latest Newcastle United transfer news, Eddie Howe is looking to sign Crystal Palace defender Marc Guehi to bolster his team’s defence.

Newcastle United are looking for defensive reinforcements after the injury to Sven Botman. Eddie Howe now has to rethink his transfer strategy as Newcastle will be looking for a defender who could fill in during the absence of Newcastle’s dependable man, Botman. That is why Geordies will have several latest Newcastle transfer news on potential defenders who could join the club this January. Sebastian Caceres is one defender that Newcastle Toons have covered as the potential target for the Magpies. However, according to Alan Nixon who is a journalist for the Sun, Newcastle could be in for Crystal Palace defender Marc Guehi. However, the Eagles will ask for a large transfer fee for the English defender who is looking to move away from Selhurst Park.

Marc Guehi to Newcastle United transfer news: Arsenal joins the race

According to Nixion, Marc Guehi to Newcastle United transfer news will not be very exciting for the Geordies because of the financial fair play. Crystal Palace will be asking for a big fee. And, you Newcastle cannot pay that amount due to FPP rules. Now, Manchester United and Chelsea are also in the race. However, with Arsenal joining the race to sign Marc Guehi, things can become very complicated for Eddie Howe if he wants to sign the English defender. With Manchester City lurking in the background as they wait to enter the race, Newcastle United fans should not have high hopes for this transfer. If Newcastle fail to land Marc Guehi, they will surely be looking for other options. However, as many other clubs are trying to sign defenders this summer, Newcastle will have to be ruthless in their approach if they want to get their targets.

Should the Geordies get excited by Marc Guehi to Newcastle United transfer news?