Newcastle United are interested in signing Gregoire Defrel this month.
We covered reports yesterday that the Magpies have submitted a bid for the player. Apparently, the Premier League outfit have offered a fee in the region of £13 million for him.
It will be interesting to see if Rafa Benitez can pull off the move in January.
Newcastle are in desperate need of attacking additions and Defrel could prove to be a shrewd signing.
The 27-year-old forward has scored 7 goals in 16 games so far this season.
The Frenchman could partner Salomon Rondon upfront for Newcastle. It would add goals and sharpness to the Newcastle attack.
Rafa Benitez’s side have been quite poor in the league so far and they will need to improve their squad if they want to beat the drop.
Newcastle United fans have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts on the links with Gregoire Defrel. Here are some of the fan reactions from earlier.
Flip sake we need at least 2 defenders as well, ?
— jimmyhurley1000 (@jimmyhurley1000) January 18, 2019
Not going to happen but is he better then joselu?
— Dean Dodds (@doddsy1991) January 18, 2019
He could probably work well playing off Rondon.. quite a technical player. Good feet and dribbling etc. Totally different type of player to Rondon and Joselu
— Dale Ord. (@daleord) January 18, 2019
Either we won’t get him in (99.9%), or we’ll get him in and he’ll be match fit by April (99%)!
— joe stewart (@p33jst) January 18, 2019
45 goals in a 8 year career???… Huge risk on this player I think
— johnh (@gizbyker1) January 18, 2019
— Dazza (@NUFC_DAZZA) January 18, 2019
— Daniel Barfield (@_DanielBarfield) January 18, 2019