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Newcastle United: Mark Douglas claims Magpies offered Ademola Lookman

Newcastle United: Mark Douglas claims Magpies offered Ademola Lookman -Newcastle United Transfer Rumours

The Chronicle’s Mark Douglas has claimed that Newcastle United have been offered the chance to sign Ademola Lookman in the summer transfer window.

The Lowdown: Tight budget

As per Douglas, the St. James’ Park faithful have been operating on a ‘shoestring’ budget, amid their arbitration case against the Premier League being delayed until 2022.

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This means that they will likely not be able to spend big fees on players, and as such, will be looking for potential bargains in the market.

The Latest: Lookman offered

Writing in his piece for The Chronicle, Douglas has claimed that the North East club have been offered Lookman, along with a number of other teams in the top flight.

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The RB Leipzig ace, who is also interesting Southampton, is currently rated at £10m, which may be too much for the Tyneside club, despite Steve Bruce being a fan of his.

The Verdict: Sign

Lookman could well be an exciting signing for the Magpies, as he proved his qualities with some of his performances while on loan at Fulham in the 2020/21 season, with Toon legend Alan Shearer dubbing him as a ‘fantastic’ player back in April.

Being English, he helps fill the home-grown quota too, and at 23 years of age, still has a lot of potential to develop even further.

Thus, £10m could well turn out to be a snip, so long as NUFC can afford it.

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