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Newcastle fans react as attacker is linked with Tottenham switch

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Newcastle fans react as attacker is linked with Tottenham switch

Ayoze Perez is apparently ‘one step away’ from joining Tottenham Hotspur in a £25 million move.

CalcioNapoli24 report the Spaniard is on the verge of becoming a replacement for Erik Lamela at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

(Photo by Serena Taylor/Newcastle United)

The attacker’s stock is high at the moment after an impressive finish to the 2018/19 season.

Perez made some sizeable contributions for the Magpies and helped keep them in the Premier League for the second successive season.

His efforts have seemingly placed him in the shop window though, with Napoli also said to be keen.

Perez signed for Newcastle back in 2014 for just £1.5 million from Tenerife (The Daily Mail), and has made almost 200 appearances for the Toon Army.

(Photo by Serena Taylor/Newcastle United)

The star, who has also been linked with Arsenal, could now be set to move on as he approaches his prime years.

Newcastle fans react

Perez has always been a fairly divisive figure at St. James’ Park.

Some really rate him, but others find him too inconsistent.

Fans were fairly split about Tottenham’s reported £25 million bid for the player on social media, with some jokingly pointing to the potential takeover by Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan:


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