February 29, 2024

LISBON, PORTUGAL - FEBRUARY 22: Viktor Gyökeres of Sporting CP in action during the UEFA Europa League 2023/24 knockout round play-offs second leg match between Sporting CP and BSC Young Boys at Estadio Jose Alvalade on February 22, 2024 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Pedro Loureiro/Eurasia Sport Images/Getty Images)

This weekend, Newcastle United will send scouts to a crucial match in an effort to keep an eye on a number of possible summer targets.


The Magpies have been sending recruits all over the world to find the greatest talent in order to help them reclaim their place among Europe’s elite, and they want to make some significant additions in the next window.


Viktor Gyokeres is reportedly a possible target for Newcastle’s scouts, according to a recent report from Sport Lens, when Sporting Lisbon plays Benfica this weekend.


Newcastle will this weekend scout a striker for £100 million.

Gyokeres moved to Portugal from Coventry in the summer, and since he’s been on fire this season, a number of elite teams are anticipated to compete for his services.


This season, in 33 games across all competitions, the Swedish international has scored 30 goals and provided 11 assists, an absolutely amazing return.


Given that scouts from Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham, and Newcastle are all anticipated to be present at the game, it should come as no surprise that so many Premier League clubs are now paying attention.


The attacker was reportedly the target of a £73 million bid from Chelsea, but it’s thought that Chelsea would need to pay £100 million to get him to leave the Portuguese powerhouses in the summer. This seems like too much money for the Magpies to spend.


Newcastle may also be considering a number of other players in the match; Ousmane Diomande and Goncalo Inacio were both previously connected to the team in the previous year.



Newcastle is in desperate need of a new star forward.

When healthy, Alexander Isak has shown himself to be among the top attackers in the Premier League, if not the entire globe. The only issue is that he hasn’t played for the team long enough to establish his full potential.


Although Callum Wilson also has fitness issues, Newcastle would prefer to have another gifted forward on hand to step in for the Swede whenever he is down.


It’s been an extremely tough task for Eddie Howe to manage this season since when one is out injured, the other is often striving to get back up to match sharpness before they trade places.


Wilson will probably be traded in the summer, and Newcastle will try to sign a new striker who can back up Isak the next season and perform more consistently.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *