Newcastle United could be interested in signing Atletico Madrid midfielder Yannick Carrasco in the January transfer window, according to a new report.
The Lowdown: Carrasco brilliant for Atletico
Carrasco’s versatility, energy and quality have always made him an effective performer and he even scored in the 2016 Champions League final against Real Madrid.
With Newcastle looking to make high-profile signings, it looks as though the Belgian could be an option.
The Latest: Newcastle could make move
Now, unnamed Premier League clubs are ‘still very interested’ in signing him, suggesting the Magpies could be in the mix.
The Verdict: Brilliant potential signing
Carrasco could be a superb addition by Newcastle if their interest is genuine, with the Belgium international possessing huge experience and enjoying great success in his career.
Carrasco would bring with him a winning mentality that could improve those around and he is at an age where he should still be at his best for two or three years.