Newcastle transfer news: Tottenham enters the race to sign £25m Newcastle target

In today's Newcastle transfer news - Eddie Howe wants Albert Gudmundsson to Newcastle with Tottenham entering the race to sign £25m Genoa midfielder.
Genoa CFC v Torino FC - Serie A TIM
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Eddie Howe wants his team to create more chances and that is why he is looking to bring a new attacking midfielder to Newcastle United. With Rayan Cherki from Lyon becoming one player that the Magpies are targetting and Chelsea following, Newcastle might have to look at other players if they want to bring in a new attacking midfielder. Newcastle has already identified an alternative if the Rayan Cherki deal fails. According to the latest Newcastle transfer news on Calciomercato, Newcastle might look to sign Albert Gudmundsson from Genoa as a potential alternative to their pursuit of an attacking midfielder. However, Newcastle will face competition for the signing of Albert Gudmundsson as Tottenham Hotspur is also looking at the same player. It will be interesting to see whether this Albert Gudmundsson to Newcastle deal happens or not as Spurs have a good relationship with

Newcastle transfer news: Albert Gudmundsson to Newcastle

Albert Gudmundsson plays as an attacking midfielder for the Italian Serie A club Genoa. The Iceland international has already scored 11 goals and provided 3 assists this season. He has made 27 appearances for Genoa this season. Many other Italian clubs are also monitoring the situation Albert Gudmundsson. However, if a Premier League club comes with an offer, he is expected to accept it. Genoa would demand around £25m for the player. Newcastle is one club keen on his signature along with Tottenham Hotspur. So, it looks like, the next destination for Albert Gudmundsson will be the Premier League. Whether this Newcastle transfer news on Albert Gudmundsson to Newcastle happens or not, only time will tell. With Spurs in the mix, it will be hard for the Magpies to negotiate and sign the player.

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