Newcastle United may make one last attempt to lure Inter midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu from under Simone Inzaghi’s nose, according to the latest reports from Interlive.it. The Magpies have selected the former AC Milan player on their shortlist to end transfer deals this summer, having already added four permanent transfers to their squad – Sven Putman, Nick Pope, Matt Targett and Alexander Isaacs.
Backed by the Saudi consortium, Newcastle is the richest club in the world and will have to spend a fortune to add Calhanoglu to their ranks, with Turkey’s international Inter being one of their most valuable possessions. he have market transfer A value in the range of 40 million euros, but they are unlikely to let him go for that amount because his contract expires after only two years.
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Magpies had previously targeted Lucas Paquetá, who was lured by West Ham United from Lyon for a club record fee. Calhanoglu is seen as a direct replacement by Newcastle Copper – the icing on the cake after the Isaacs takeover.
The Turk, who arrived from Milan on a free transfer two seasons ago, is a key player in Inzaghi’s midfield stronghold. However, no one is safe from bountiful offers, with Inter expecting to hear offers if Newcastle make a worthy offer. The NerazzurriAn unstable financial situation may force them to consider proposals.