As the next transfer window approaches, the list of players and targets Newcastle have on their agenda is growing exponentially. And it is that, With permanence in the Premier League practically assured –he is 11th with 40, 12 above the relegation places–, the new rich of English football is already beginning to plan the construction of the new project of the Magpies. The objective of the English team is to aspire to higher levels thanks to the money that supports them from the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund, hence the footballers they aspire to at St. James’ Park during the following transfer markets will also be from a higher level.
From FootMercato, journalists Santi Aouna Y Dahbia Hattabi They have named the last players who have entered the Magpies’ radar: Moussa Diaby and Benoît Badiashile. These are two of the French players, aged 22 and 21 respectively, with the greatest projection in European football. While the crack of Bayer Leverkusen, who has 16 goals and 11 assists this season, has already been linked to teams like Real Madrid or Paris Saint-Germain and whose price could rise to 100M euros, Badiashile would be an important reinforcement for the Newcastle defense. The current left-handed central defender for AS Monaco, whose market value is around 24M euros and, according to Olocipleads the statistics of aerial duels and blocked balls in the French team, would already have a fixed starting price of 40M euros. The contracts of both French players with their respective teams end in 2025, in the case of Diaby, and 2024, that of Badiashile.
Although from England it is not expected that Newcastle will make astronomical disbursements for new additions, lyou Magpies they are looking for emerging stars with whom to make a leap in quality to the workforce and for the project to generate significant appeal for future hires. This is the case of Diego Carlos, a Sevilla FC player who came close to landing at St. James’ Park last January, or Darwin Núñez, Benfica’s Uruguayan striker who, despite having ruled out the option in recent days from Newcastle, received important offers from the English team, being one of the most coveted strikers on the current European scene.