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Newcastle table 22.5 million pound bid for World Cup winning defender

Newcastle table 22.5 million pound bid for World Cup winning defender

Newcastle to wrap up deal for Kieran Trippier

In a month where plenty needs to be done on Tyneside, Newcastle have completed their first deal in the first week, agreeing a fee with Atletico Madrid to bring veteran defender Kieran Trippier to the club.

And the business will certainly not stop there, with bids for more defenders, a midfielder and another forward all expected to be lodged this January, as the club look to build a side capable of avoiding relegation and building upon the one win that they have achieved thus far this campaign.

Now, news of another bid has been forthcoming.

22.5 million pound bid submitted

As per the Telegraph, Newcastle have lodged a 22.5 million pound offer for a World Cup winning defender. The man in question? Everton’s Lucas Digne.

The defender is out of favour at Everton, and owing to a falling out with boss Rafa Benitez in December, is expected to depart Goodison Park this transfer window.

However, the reliable Fabrizio Romano has since confirmed that the Frenchman will not be joining the relegation candidates this winter, with Digne boasting “different plans”.

Will Newcastle be able to convince him to change his plans?

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This article was edited by Conor Laird.

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# Team MP D P
1 Manchester City 22 41 56
2 Liverpool FC 21 37 45
3 Chelsea FC 23 28 44
4 West Ham United 22 11 37
5 Arsenal FC 20 8 35
6 Tottenham Hotspur 18 3 33
7 Manchester United 20 3 32
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 20 2 31
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 21 0 29
10 Leicester City 18 -2 25
11 Crystal Palace 21 -1 24
12 Southampton FC 21 -8 24
13 Aston Villa 20 -5 23
14 Brentford FC 21 -9 23
15 Leeds United 20 -15 22
16 Everton FC 19 -10 19
17 Watford FC 19 -14 14
18 Norwich City 21 -35 13
19 Newcastle United 20 -23 12
20 Burnley FC 17 -11 11

Premier League 21/22

Topscorers
Disciplinary
Assists
Player Team Goals
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 16
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 10
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City 9
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 8
Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 8
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 8
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 8
Smith-Rowe, Emile Arsenal FC 8
Raphinha Leeds United 8
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 8
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 7
Mount, Mason Chelsea FC 7
Gallagher, Conor Crystal Palace 7
Sterling, Raheem Manchester City 7
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion 7
Silva, Bernardo Manchester City 7
Bowen, Jarrod West Ham United 6
Mahrez, Riyad Manchester City 6
Saka, Bukayo Arsenal FC 6
Maddison, James Leicester City 6