Newcastle transfer news: All parties agree with Eddie Howe signing Kalvin Phillips

In today's Newcastle transfer news - The stance has been revealed as all parties involved in the deal for Eddie Howe to sign Kalvin Phillips are in agreement...

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Most of the Newcastle transfer news in the buildup to the January transfer window revolved around Kalvin Phillips and it's clear to see why. The Manchester City man seems like he'd be the ideal candidate to accelerate Eddie Howe's side to new heights and they certainly need a new midfielder with injury and suspension issues depleting the available squad.

Currently, Newcastle have Joe Willock and Elliot Anderson on the treatment table with Sandro Tonali unavailable due to suspension. This means that in terms of our-and-out midfielders, the three available players are all playing week in, week out, which seems like an accident waiting to happen when you consider the injury record to this point.

That said, if Kalvin Phillips is willing to come in and do a job, even if it is until the end of the season, then this is a move which Eddie Howe must pursue.

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Newcastle transfer news: All parties agree with Eddie Howe signing Kalvin Phillips

According to a new claim by journalist Luke Edwards on the Transfer Gossip Daily podcast, all parties involved in the deal to bring Kalvin Phillips from Manchester City to Newcastle are in favour. What this means is that Kalvin Phillips wants the move just as much as Newcastle would like to sign him.

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Admittedly, it does make sense for Kalvin Phillips to sign for Newcastle. As a player without first-team football, his chances of getting into the England squad for the EURO 2024 competition are running thin. If he is to move to another Premier League who could guarantee him game time, which Newcastle certainly could given the conditions, then he would have a chance to make a name for himself with a good run of form. As a Premier League experienced player, this seems like a no-brainer to me.

What do you make of today's Newcastle transfer news?