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Second transfer close? Striker expected to travel to Newcastle for medical on Tuesday evening

Second transfer close? Striker expected to travel to Newcastle for medical on Tuesday evening

Newcastle appear to be closing in on their second transfer of the January window.

Newcastle’s January window

Newcastle, of course, headed into the January window in desperate need of new faces to pull them out of the relegation scrap.

The Magpies are currently 19th in the Premier League, but can overtake Watford if they win their game in hand.

Newcastle, though, have won just one game all season, with new boss Eddie Howe unable to turn some semi-solid displays, including one vs Manchester United, into wins just yet.

So, now backed by the SAPIF, it makes sense for Newcastle to be looking to the market to help with their woes.

At present, Newcastle have made one addition in the form of Kieran Trippier – signed from current La Liga holders, Atletico Madrid.


Striker set for Newcastle medical

Newcastle, though, do not look to be done there, with a centre-forward also seemingly high on their list, which makes sense given Callum Wilson is currently out injured.

A host of names have been linked with a move to St James’ Park:


And now, it appears Newcastle are closing in on one of those names. The player in question? Burnley’s Chris Wood.

John  Percy of the Telegraph reports that Wood is expected to travel up to Newcastle for a medical on Tuesday evening ahead of becoming Howe’s second signing:

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This article was edited by Ben Browning.

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7 Manchester United 20 3 32
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Raphinha Leeds United 8
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 8
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Mount, Mason Chelsea FC 7
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