Newcastle were actually told’: Chelsea have done a complete U-turn

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Chelsea Sudden Change of Heart Regarding Lewis Hall, Pursued by Newcastle United Throughout the Summer

In a surprising turn of events, Chelsea has undergone a complete shift in their stance on Lewis Hall. A player Newcastle United has been actively pursuing during the entirety of the summer transfer window.

The 18-year-old talent appears to be on the verge of a transfer from Stamford Bridge to St James’ Park. Recent reports indicated that Hall expressed readiness to join Newcastle. Harboring the desire to secure regular playing time under Eddie Howe’s guidance while also gaining a taste of Champions League action.

Following these developments, news emerged that an agreement had been reached in terms of transfer fees. Newcastle is reportedly set to initiate the transfer with an initial payment of £28 million for the young defender.

This breakthrough undoubtedly marks a significant moment for Eddie Howe. Who has been eagerly anticipating the addition. The Newcastle manager has been keenly advocating for one final signing to reinforce his squad ahead of the upcoming season.

Newcastle and their approach

The upcoming transfer deal is looking increasingly likely to involve Lewis Hall, a player that Newcastle has been actively pursuing throughout the summer. However, the twist in the tale lies in the fact that Chelsea has only now chosen to entertain the idea of selling him.

The narrative around Lewis Hall has taken an intriguing turn. As reported by The Telegraph’s Luke Edwards during BBC’s Transfer Gossip Daily podcast, Chelsea’s previous stance indicated a firm refusal to engage in negotiations with Newcastle concerning Hall.

“I find this story quite fascinating because earlier in this transfer window, Newcastle received a rather clear indication that Chelsea had no intentions of conducting any dealings with them for Lewis Hall,” Edwards remarked.

Aged 18, Hall is the latest in a series of standout talents emerging from Chelsea’s esteemed academy. Interestingly, he had recently inked a new contract that extends until 2030, underscoring his significance to the club’s future plans.

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