Newcastle United is in the job of signing Ajax star Donny van de Beek, according to a source
With Van de Beek among those targeted, the prospective new owners of United are said to be big-name hires to mark their arrival at St James’ Park.
argues that Newcastle could also make an offer as Netherlands International has been announced as a priority for Real Madrid and Manchester United.
Earlier this month the player’s agent revealed that the coronavirus pandemic had left his future in doubt. Van de Beek was believed to be close to agreeing on terms with Madrid.
The Dutchman scored eight goals and five assists this term in the Eredivisie.
Following his outstanding results in Ajax’s run to the Champions League semi-finals last year.
The Magpies are suspected to be on the verge of a Saudi-led takeover that would make them one of the richest clubs in the world.