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Newcastle set to sign Ismaila Sarr

Watford winger Ismaila Sarr looks set to leave, and Newcastle are considering making a move.

According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Newcastle United are set to sign Watford winger Ismaila Sarr.

He has been subject to interest from various Premier League clubs.

The Senegal international joined Watford from Rennes for a fee in the region of 30 million euros in August 2019. His contract expires in the summer of 2024.

The winger has featured in 16 matches this term, netting 5 goals and providing one assist in all competitions.

Ismaila Sarr
Ismaila Sarr

He is considered to be one of the best wingers in Senegal. Sarr has also left his mark at the international stage after netting 9 goals in 39 senior appearances for the Senegal national team.

Ismaila Sarr is set to be a man in demand in the summer transfer window, with a host of clubs queuing up to pursue his signature.

By the club’s own admission, Watford winger is Newcastle’s transfer target.

The Senegal international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of winger Eddie Howe wants to target in the summer transfer window.

Newcastle United
Newcastle United

Newcastle are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.

There is no doubt that Sarr will take Newcastle’s attack to a different level.

According to the report, “Newcastle United are targeting winger Ismaila Sarr for a summer transfer. The Watford star has been impressive in the Premier League, despite his team likely heading for relegation. According to The Sun, Newcastle are set to spend big in the summer transfer window. Part of their spending will involve bolstering their attack, and Sarr would fall into that category.”

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A club with Newcastle’s resources should be able to afford him easily.

Watford are preparing to sell their winger should they receive a massive offer for him.

Good signing for Newcastle United?

If Newcastle United and Howe are seriously considering a winger, Sarr could also prove to be a smart option.

Ismaila Sarr is very highly rated in England and he could be a superb long term signing for Newcastle.

Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Newcastle.

Newcastle United fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.

How strong that interest is and whether Newcastlewill make a move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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