On the Talking Newcastle Transfers , journalist Graeme Bailey asserted that Newcastle United is certain to sign Moussa Diaby.
According to Craig Hope of the Daily Mail, the 22-year-old has reportedly been on Newcastle’s “radar” since January. Now, a report from 90min claims that Newcastle is “gearing up” to smash their transfer record in order to sign the Bayern Leverkusen winger.
This transfer season, Eddie Howe is interested in adding a versatile winger, the Magpies think they have a chance of landing the former PSG prospect.
This player is incredibly, really good. I’ve been told that Newcastle has done some background research on this.
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They believe they can free him. Leverkusen has declared that they do not wish to sell because they are actively pursuing the championship. Next season, they intend to make a challenge.
However, I have been informed of a club-record contract. It could work at around 45; you might need to push it to 50. However, there is some optimism in Newcastle that this person can succeed.
“With this, they’re making progress. In the next weeks, this one will gain traction, but St. James’ is certain that they can capture him.
The Toon broke their transfer record in 2019 when they paid £40 million to acquire Joelinton from the Bundesliga. Despite the fact that he struggled until finding his form again under Howe, the Tyneside club would now be bringing in Diaby, who may be more suited to the league.
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In 32 Bundesliga games, he had the season of his life, scoring 13 goals and dishing out 12 assists, earning the nickname “unstoppable” for his rapid start to the season.
He has been mostly deployed on the left flank but has also played a significant amount on the right. After scoring in double digits for the first time in his career last season, he would be a huge addition in the north-east.
Heung-Min Son, Mo Salah, Raheem Sterling, and Phil Foden (Fbref) have all been compared to his style of play, and while he won’t be expected to match their accomplishments, his ranking among the top 9% of wingers in Europe for non-penalty goals per 90 and top 6% for assists per game shows his potential.