Thu 23 May 2024, 12:00 · Liam Brusby

Report: Newcastle set to sell two key players this summer

Report: Newcastle set to sell two key players this summer
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Newcastle are expecting a busy summer transfer window, and are already nearing deals to bring in Lloyd Kelly and Tosin Adarabioyo on a free.

This means that fans should expect a bit of a clear out of some longer serving players who aren't quite at that deadwood stage and still have some transfer value about them.

Those two players are Callum Wilson and Miguel Almiron, two players who have only made sporadic appearances in the Premier League in the second half of the season but both featured in the Magpies penalty win against Tottenham Hotspur in Melbourne yesterday.

Both players are out of contract at the end of next summer so this could be the only opportunity to get a fee for them before the Bosman rule applies.

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Callum Wilson "increasingly likely" to exit - Luke Edwards

Wilson's season has been full of ups and downs, an injury-prone striker who missed a large chunk of the season due to his knocks, strains and bangs, the time is right for Wilson to move on.

According to Edwards, Wilson is "well aware" of the financial constraints the club has and knows that he may be needed to sell to help fund the club's transfer window.

At a push, the club could get £15m from him but interested parties will be well aware of his struggles this season.

They'll also be aware of his ability to get in behind, his hold-up play and finishing ability.

The 32-year-old still netted nine times in 20 Premier League games this season. Clinical.


Miguel Almiron could leave after January snub

It looked as if Newcastle would lose Almiron in the January transfer window after the club accepted a £20m+ bid from Al Shabab.

For whatever reason, Almiron chose to stay and finish the season at the club.

It was a lacklustre season for the 30-year-old Paraguayan international, who managed just three goals and one assist in 33 Premier League games.

The time for Almiron to leave seems right, his quality has deteriorated over the course of the season and Newcastle need to evolve and move on.