Newcastle could have had the door to their first marquee signing opened with a report suggesting Juventus wish to offload one in all their targets.
The Magpies’ well-documented Saudi takeover has prompted important dialogue about who they may signal within the upcoming switch home windows. Most of the names which have been thrown about appear considerably unrealistic. However this participant is certainly a risk.
That’s as a result of his Italian house owners are prepared to promote him and he wouldn’t be a reckless use of the brand new money injection.
Juve wish to offload Rabiot as they should promote earlier than they’ll purchase. They usually have their eyes on two targets, as per the report.
Now Juve have entered the fray. Promoting Rabiot would assist fund their strategy. It will additionally shift €7m of wages a yr off their books.
The France worldwide has lower than two years left on his contract in Turin. Subsequently, a deal could be comparatively low-cost.
He was signed on a free from Paris Saint-Germain in 2019 so any price could be revenue. So far as Juve are involved, a switch ‘could be a discount’ for everybody concerned.
Rabiot appears to be a real risk for Newcastle’s first signing of their affluent new period.
Newcastle’s subsequent boss received’t be Rodgers
In the meantime, Leicester Metropolis boss Brendan Rodgers will reportedly flip down all gives from Newcastle to take over from Steve Bruce.
Bruce is predicted to get the boot on Tyneside imminently. Director Amanda Staveley was on the membership’s coaching base this week and is known to have spoken to Bruce.
However the Saudi Arabian Public Funding Fund (PIF), who’re the membership’s majority shareholder, have but to provide the inexperienced mild to axe the 60-year-old.
Rodgers had been tipped as a possible substitute. However he has “no curiosity” in Newcastle’s undertaking, as per dependable journalist John Percy.