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Newcastle ‘closing on an agreement’ for Jan signing, medical expected in coming days – report.



According to reports, Newcastle is “closing on an agreement” for a January signing; a medical examination is scheduled for the coming days.Daily Mail (printed edition, 24 January, page 66) reports that Newcastle and Manchester City are “closing on an agreement” regarding the purchase of midfielder Alfie Harrison.

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND – MAY 22: Eddie Howe, Manager of Newcastle United, celebrates after his team qualifies for the UEFA Champions League following the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Leicester City at St. James Park on May 22, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

The Magpies are actively seeking to augment their midfieldering depth in January, and a transfer for Kalvin Phillips was strongly rumored. Phillips, nevertheless, is currently en route to join West Ham United.



Newcastle has moved swiftly to secure a transfer for the highly regarded 18-year-old midfielder. The Magpies have reportedly agreed to an undisclosed transfer fee for the midfielder, per David Ornstein.Outstanding talent

Harrison, an intriguing adolescent midfielder, has distinguished himself at his developmental stage by exhibiting a visual resemblance to City’s prolific senior striker Erling Haaland.


Having scored eight goals in eleven appearances for the Under-18 side this season, he has amassed outstanding goal and assist totals. It will be intriguing to see whether Newcastle views him as a future player or if he is deemed suitable for Premier League play.


Currently, Newcastle is experiencing interest in a number of their starting lineup players. This month, Kieran Tripper has been extensively linked with a transfer to Bayern Munich. Although a verbal agreement has been reached with the athlete, the Magpies have declined two loan proposals.


Similarly, Al-Shabab of Saudi Arabia is interested in Miguel Almiron, but they may have to pay a substantial transfer fee to entice him away from St. James’ Park. Due to their limited financial resources, the Magpies might be compelled to divest a few players in order to accommodate new acquisitions.