Newcastle United are working on new contracts for the Longstaff brothers, Matty and Sean, according to a report by the Times.
They report that both men only signed their current contracts in 2018, but that hasn’t stopped the Magpies from working towards getting them to extend.
Matty apparently has just the one year left on the first professional deal he signed last year and is in line for a new deal after impressing in pre-season.
Meanwhile, Sean attracted attention from Manchester United during the summer and the report says he could move onto £80,000-a-week alongside Jonjo Shelvey, despite only signing his current four-year deal in December.
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The duo provide hope for supporters over what a new era might look like if Mike Ashley finally relinquishes control of the football club.
It’s a cliche, but Sean embodies all the qualities of a club captain already and the way he has battled back from a serious injury so early in her career is impressive.
Matty will hope to walk in his brother’s footsteps and the Magpies would be foolish to let his contract run to the point where he could leave for nothing.