Newcastle United have enjoyed a busy transfer window to date, bringing in Kieran Trippier and Chris Wood already. They are now going all-out to improve the backline, with Diego Carlos the main target.
Sky Sports’ Pete Graves has been providing the supporters with updates on the situation, claiming that the Brazilian centre-half is ‘very intrigued’ by the Toon and they have a ‘substantial’ offer on the table for him.
Will Newcastle sign Diego Carlos?
He then relayed this news on social media, with the Newcastle fans delighted with the update in the replies.
What the Newcastle fans said…
“If the player wants it I suspect it will happen. Hope so as we still need deals and quickly.”
“A good start for the day.”
“He’s the one that I want.”
“Let’s hope it comes off, even better if done by 12pm…”
“Great news, cheers Pete!”
“Get it done @ghodoussi.”
“Let’s make this happen.”
Clearly, the fans would be delighted to see a deal go through, especially for someone who has six Champions League appearances under their belt this season. That sort of recent experience would be a huge upgrade on the calibre of player at the club already, perhaps barring La Liga champion Trippier.
The fact the player is reportedly interested in the move is a big help for Newcastle. In theory, it makes it harder for Sevilla to turn down the approach, especially if it is ‘substantial’. It’s incredibly hard to keep a player happy and performing well when they are blocked from sealing transfers they are after.
He is valued at just over £40m by Transfermarkt, so it would be interesting to see what ‘substantial’ bid has been made.
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