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Some Newcastle fans react to links to Championship speed demon

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Some Newcastle fans react to links to Championship speed demon

Newcastle United have been credited with an interest in Swansea City winger Dan James.

The Magpies are one of two Premier League clubs understood to be keen on the Wales international, the other being Bournemouth.

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James has caught the eye in the Championship this term having made his league debut for the Swans back in October.

The diminutive winger has wowed with his electric speed, and contributed five goals and 10 assists.

The Daily Mail had reported that Liverpool and Manchester United were both keen, but Wales Online claim that is not the case, with Newcastle and Bournemouth the teams that will be scrapping it out.

There is a high chance that James will depart the Liberty Stadium this summer, as his contract is up in a year.

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He also almost left to join Leeds United in January, suggesting that his long-term future lies away from his current club.

Newcastle fans react

Some Newcastle fans took to Twitter to give their take on the links to James, who could cost around £10 million.

A few people were obviously excited given the blistering speed James has showcased in the second tier, and some people suggested the club should use Josh Murphy to land him:

 

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