Newcastle United Lucas Paqueta is reportedly going to join West Ham United. The London side has agreed on a fee with Lyon for the Brazilian.
However, many sources indicate that the Magpies were never really interested in him. Although, Eddie Howe is now trying to get two more signings done before the window ends.
WEST HAM UNITED AND LUCAS PAQUETA TRANSFER LINKS FULL STORY
According to Sky Sports, Lucas Paqueta is now going to join West Ham United. David Moyes’s side have reportedly agreed to the 60m price tag with Lyon. The playmaker has also agreed to personal terms with the Premier League side. The player has arrived in London and has already completed his medicals. However, the final announcement is still pending.
The report also adds that West Ham have beaten several Premier League sides to his signature. Newcastle United and Liverpool were also monitoring his situation. However, they never started serious transfer negotiations for the player. Hence, West Ham decided to take the advantage of the situation. David Moyes hopes to have the player available for the busy schedule.
NEWCASTLE UNITED WANTS TO BE BUSY IN THE FINAL DAYS OF THE TRANSFER WINDOW
A number of reports indicate that Newcastle United is going to be busy in the final days of the transfer window. The club is looking to be busy both in terms of incomings and outgoings. The Magpies are yet to sell a number of fringe players. These players are reportedly on high wages. Hence, Newcastle United have found it difficult to move on the players.
However, the Magpies do not expect it to affect their incomings. After signing Alexander Isak, the club is targeting a minimum of two new signings in the final days of the transfer window. The club are looking to sign a new central midfielder and a new right-winger. Conor Gallagher and Moussa Diaby have been linked with moves this transfer window. Christian Pulisic is also on the radar of the Magpies.
These rumors clearly indicate that Newcastle United are looking to end the window with a bang. Head coach Eddie Howe is looking to continue his unbeaten run this season going. The Magpies will now face Liverpool in the next Premier League match.
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