Newcastle prepared to switch transfer focus on Burnley’s Dwight McNeil if Leeds won’t budge over Jack Harrison

    NEWCASTLE are arranging moving for Burnley’s Dwight McNeil — if Leeds stand firm on Jack Harrison.

    Leeds have rejected a Newcastle bid for Harrison, 25, and wish £35million for that winger.

    McNeil is on Newcastle's radar but is being tracked by a number of Prem clubs


    McNeil is on Newcastle’s radar but has been tracked by a few Prem clubsCredit: Getty
    Newcastle saw an approach for Harrison knocked back


    Newcastle saw a strategy for Harrison knocked backCredit: The Mega Agency

    He only signed for that Elland Road outfit&nbspfor £10m last summer time from Manchester City, but his dazzling displays have experienced the Englishman’s stock greater than treble in the last 12 several weeks.

    Harrison scored the club’s final goal because they crawled Premier League survival over Brentford last season.

    Leeds‘ refusal to work is a huge blow to Toon boss Howe who’s eager to then add firepower to his attack.

    The uber-wealthy Saudi-owned side battled for goals last season, and Howe really wants to avoid a repeat scenario now.

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    A winger is really a priority, so Toon&nbspare searching at McNeil, 22, like a more realistic choice for around £15m but West Pork, Very Palace and Everton will also be keen.

    McNeil battled last season, managing only one assist with no goals within the Prem.

    But it’s thought his figures will improve inside a more attacking-based team.

    Toon would also like Harvey Barnes but Leicester are asking £50m.

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    Barnes’ return last term was considerably much better than both wingers pointed out.

    The Foxes ace managed six goals and ten aids in 32 Prem games.


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