Newcastle wish to signal Manchester United defender Chris Smalling, experiences declare.
The 30-year-old made 37 appearances in a profitable mortgage spell with Roma within the 2019/20 marketing campaign.
He has two years left on his United contract, however finds himself behind Harry Maguire, Victor Lindelof and Axel Tuanzebe within the pecking order.
Sky Sports activities declare Newcastle boss Steve Bruce is trying to ‘purchase British’ this summer time and Smalling is in his sights.
It’s understood the Magpies might be engaged on a restricted switch price range after a £300million Saudi-led takeover fell by.
Earlier this month, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer steered Smalling would keep at Previous Trafford subsequent season.
He mentioned: “I feel Chris has proven over his profession at Man United how worthwhile he’s for Man United.
“This season was about him being a daily, going to Roma, displaying and proving how good a centre-back he’s.
“I needed to offer Harry, Vic, perhaps Axel an opportunity, so we came upon that was the very best for him to go to Roma, play for a 12 months.
“Now he’s coming again and Chris has proven this season that he might be worthwhile. I’ve been chatting with Chris all through and been delighted together with his season.”