Newcastle identify Bournemouth striker Wilson as main transfer target

Newcastle identify Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson as a main transfer target, with manager Steve Bruce prioritising adding British talent

  • Callum Wilson is Steve Bruce’s main target following Bournemouth’s relegation
  • Newcastle United though will have limited transfer budget of around £30million
  • Republic of Ireland international Jeff Hendrick has been offered as a free agent 

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce is keen to add British players to his squad this summer.

Despite a limited budget, Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson is favoured but expensive while free agent and Republic of Ireland international Jeff Hendrick has been offered following his release from Burnley.

Following a failed takeover of the club, Bruce may have as little as £30million to spend on strengthening his squad.

Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce is hoping to bring in Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson

Along with Wilson two more Cherries targets are also being monitored following their relegation from the Premier League, including David Brooks and Norway international Josh King. 

Newcastle goalkeeper Freddie Woodman is discussing a contract extension at the club. The 23-year-old is likely to rejoin Swansea City on another season loan once his contract is agreed.

Following a failed takeover of the club, Bruce may have as little as £30million to spend on strengthening his squad.

Although Bruce is targeting British talent, he has been offered Republic of Ireland international Jeff Hendrick on a free transfer following his release by Burnley

QPR director of football Les Ferdinand was in the stands at Livingston’s game with Hibernian on Saturday as he ran the rule over striker Lyndon Dykes.

The 6ft 2ins Livingston forward has interest from Stoke City also and is valued at £2million by the Scottish Premiership side.

QPR, meanwhile, have opened talks with winger Bright Osayi-Samuel over a new contract after he rejected a £4.7m move to Bruges.




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