There has been numerous midfielders linked with Newcastle in past few months.
The reports in England suggested that Newcastle United have opened talks for Donny van de Beek.
The 23-year-old’s contract at Ajax is set to expire at the end of the 2021/22 campaign.
Donny van de Beek is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Netherlands.
The 23-year-old has represented Netherlands at Under-17, Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning 38 caps and scoring 6 goals, before making his senior international debut in November 2017. As a member of Netherlands national football team, Van de Beek won 9 caps.
Van de Beek is set to be a man in demand in the summer transfer window, with a host of clubs queueing up to pursue his signature.
The Netherlands international is widely regarded as a key transfer target for Newcastle this summer.
Steve Bruce has always been a manager who keeps his eyes on the most talented young players across the globe. He is a long term admirer of Donny van de Beek and believes he can get the most out of the Netherlands international.
The 23-year-old’s versatile nature can help the manager to be more flexible with the formations.
Newcastle are desperate to make an impact in the summer transfer window.
According to the report, “Newcastle United are interested in signing Donny van de Beek from Ajax. The attacking midfielder was previously linked to Manchester United and Real Madrid. Now Newcastle, who will soon have Saudi ownership, are entering the race, according to respected Italian journalist Nicolo Schira. The Magpies want to make a splashy signing to signal their intent, and they see van de Beek as someone who would flourish in the Premier League. He suggests that talks are already underway between Newcastle and the Dutchman’s representatives.”
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Newcastle might have to pay over the odds to sign the midfielder.
Donny van de Beek is well-learned in the Ajax’s system and an important part of the first-team. There’s no way Ajax would be willing to let van de Beek go at a bargain.
Good signing for Newcastle United?
If he turns out to be a star player like many expect, it could be one of the club’s smartest transfers.
Donny van de Beek is very highly rated in Netherlands and he could be a superb long term signing for Newcastle.
Newcastle fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.
It will be interesting to see where the player ends up this summer.
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Would Donny van de Beek be a good signing for Newcastle United?