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Report: Newcastle in trio of clubs leading race for Liverpool £25million-rated attacker Harry Wilson

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Report: Newcastle in trio of clubs leading race for Liverpool £25million-rated attacker Harry Wilson

Newcastle United are reportedly one of the clubs interested in Liverpool’s in demand attacker Harry Wilson.

According to Sky Sports, the Magpies, Southampton and Brighton are the leading trio in pursuit of the left-footed winger.

It is understood that Premier League giants would want around £25million for the Wales international, who has thrived out on loan with Championship play-off finalists Liverpool this season.

The report details that Crystal Palace are also keen on the 22-year-old, while European outfits Augsburg, Hertha Berlin and Eintracht Frankfurt are interested too.

Wilson has made 48 appearances across all competitions this season for Derby, scoring 18 goals and supplying six assists in return.

 

He is a versatile attacker that can play in the number 10 role or on the wing and will hope to get Derby over the line for promotion in the Championship.

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TBR’s View:

Wilson is a highly-rated talent that would be a marquee signing for Newcastle and surely get every fan excited at St James’ Park.

He is a set-piece specialist that has scored some stunning free-kicks already in his career and is lethal from range.

The wide man has a full campaign in senior football under his belt and looks ready to make the step up to the Premier League, which is why he would be great to snap up from Liverpool.

But Newcastle would have to smash the their transfer record for him, which was the £20million (BBC) they forked out for speed machine Miguel Almiron in January.

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