Date: 7th January 2020 at 6:50pm
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A lot of Newcastle United fans have responded to claims from Italy that they have sent scouts to AC Milan to watch Hakan Calhanoglu (as per Tuttosport).

The 25-year-old Turkish international can play anywhere across the frontline and is best known for his stunning free-kicks.

Would Calhanoglu be a good signing for Newcastle?

Yes, he would be a good addition to the squad

Yes, he would be a good addition to the squad

No, Newcastle need to strengthen other positions

No, Newcastle need to strengthen other positions

However, the fact the Toon are only just scouting him has annoyed many Newcastle fans.

Other Newcastle fans, though, do not want Calhanoglu.

What do we think?

Calhanoglu, who is valued at £16.2m by Transfermarkt, has struggled since he moved to Italy.

In 108 appearances he has only managed 14 goals and 24 assists. The former Hamburg man can play anywhere across the frontline, but his preferred position is on the left.

This is also where Allan Saint-Maximin, Miguel Almiron, and Christian Atsu prefer – so signing him would leave the Toon overcrowded with left-sided forwards.

Newcastle are in the market for attacking additions, but Calhanoglu is not what they need at the moment.

The Toon must sign a striker to boost a forward line that only has one Premier League goal to show for their efforts this season.