Newcastle join Chelsea in showing Leandro Trossard transfer interest with Howe willing to pay £25m for Brighton ace

    NEWCASTLE have joined Chelsea in their interest of Brighton main man Leandro Trossard, according to reports.

    The Belgian, 27, is having a good campaign in front of goal, scoring six and assisting two in the Premier League.

    Newcastle are willing to pay £25m for Trossard


    Newcastle are willing to pay £25m for TrossardCredit: Getty

    However, his contract with the Seagulls is up at the end of the season meaning he can agree a pre-contract with foreign clubs from January.

    He can also wait until the summer to join a Prem team on a free transfer.

    An option for Brighton to avoid losing Trossard for free is sanctioning a sale in January.

    And according to transfer expert Graeme Bailey, on the Talking Transfers podcast, Newcastle have joined Chelsea in their interest of Trossard and have named the amount they’d be willing to spend.

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    The Gulf State-owned club would sign off on a £25million transfer for Trossard, which would see Brighton make £11m profit.

    A move to St James’ Park would be an attractive move for the player.

    Newcastle would be able to meet wage demands and they’re in the hunt for European football

    The Magpies are currently sat fourth after 12 games played.

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    A 2-1 win at Tottenham on Sunday would see them move above Manchester United and Chelsea.

    However, Graham Potter’s Blues have a game in hand.


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