Matty Longstaff is about to give up Newcastle United on the finish of the season to hitch Udinese, in accordance with studies.
The Serie A facet are understood to have provided the midfielder a deal value 30 instances his present wage, which can be twice as a lot because the Magpies are providing.
Longstaff is out of contract as soon as the season lastly reaches its conclusion and has held preliminary discussions with the Zebrette.
In response to the Mirror, the one hope Newcastle have of holding the England Underneath-20 worldwide at St James’ Park is that if their proposed takeover is accomplished and the brand new house owners tie the teenager down.
The Premier League facet might be due a measly £400,000 in compensation for the midfielder from Rotherham, who has featured within the first group line up alongside his older brother, Sean.
On his Premier League debut in entrance of the Gallowgate Finish towards Manchester United, Longstaff scored what proved to be the winner earlier than repeating the feat at Previous Trafford as he scored the opener in a 4-1 defeat.
Present boss Steve Bruce believes the proficient 20-year-old may nicely go on to be a Geordie nice and hoped any choice wouldn’t be influenced by money.
“After all the state of affairs is a priority,” Bruce stated. “I simply hope that he seems at it as a soccer choice. Finally, once you’re 19, it’s about the way you take care of your profession somewhat than the rest.
“I’m positive there are distractions and other people in his ear. I hope he simply seems at it as a soccer profession.
“On the finish of the day, if in case you have a profitable profession, cash will discover you. That’s at all times been my philosophy on it.”