Newcastle transfer news: Arsenal wants £38m for star Eddie Howe wants

In today's Newcastle transfer news - Eddie Howe wants to sign Oleksandr Zinchenko from Arsenal and the Gunners want £38m for the Ukrainian left-back.

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Newcastle United will be looking to sign new players in the summer transfer window. However, they will need to clear up the wages by letting some players go. One position that Newcastle wants to strengthen in the defence as at times this season, the Magpies have conceded silly goals. So, they will be looking to tighten up that defence by the inclusion of a solid defender. Dan Burn has been a problem for Newcastle as the left-back due to his lack of pace and positional awareness. Tino Livramento is still young and needs mentorship from a senior man. That is why, according to the latest Newcastle transfer news on FootballTransfers, Newcastle wants to sign Arsenal star Oleksandr Zinchenko as the left-back. Eddie Howe admires the Ukrainian very much. So, it will be interesting to see what will happen with this Oleksandr Zinchenko to Newcastle deal.

Newcastle transfer news: Oleksandr Zinchenko to Newcastle

The Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, loves Oleksandr Zinchenko. However, if he gets a good price, he will sell the player as he has backup options in Tomiyasu and Kiwior already in the squad. Therefore, Newcastle United could get this deal over the line if the player wants to leave and Newcastle gives the right price to Arsenal. Apparently, according to reports, Arsenal could ask for £38 million for the 27-year-old. Eddie Howe also wants the player as it will be a huge upgrade from Dan Burn as the left-back. Thus, this Newcastle transfer news on Oleksandr Zinchenko to Newcastle to will be very interesting to follow as the Magpies could get this deal over the line with the right approach. Having Zinchenko at the back will provide more stability for Newcastle next season.

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