Sky Sports man backs cut-price Newcastle move for ‘quality’ attacking midfielder

Newcastle are one of many clubs considering a move for Villareal attacker Nicolas Jackson in the January transfer window, according to the Daily Mail.

The Magpies have been following him for a few months, but are said to be taking on Everton, Aston Villa and Barcelona for his signing.

Jackson’s contract with Villarreal expires in the summer, meaning he could be sold for a bargain in January, or else the Yellow Submarine risk losing him on a free transfer.

And Sky Sports pundit Kevin Campbell believes signing a player of Jackson’s ‘quality’ in January would be ‘great’ for Eddie Howe’s side as it would increase their chances of finishing in the top four at the end of the season. the season. He told Football Insider:

“Newcastle could be a big player on the market in January.

“Now they are in the top four, this is the time to get stronger. That would be the correct way of thinking.

“Adding a quality player to your team like Nicholas Jackson would be great. It would be a smart move. It is essential to add goals to your squad and he would do it.

“I’m sure it will be one of many names floating around. Newcastle have been taking their time with transfers. The key is to do it right.”

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Newcastle are currently fourth in the league, above Chelsea and Liverpool, and have only lost once this season. If Newcastle can sign Jackson in January, it will give Howe another quality attacking option.

He is a versatile player who can play both on the wing and as a centre-forward. He has three goals and two assists this season and has yet to miss a single game for Villareal.

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