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Juventus star closing in on Newcastle move

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The Premier League side are keen to add Adrian Rabiot to their ranks in the upcoming transfer window.

Newcastle continue their extensive search to find suitable additions to their squad. The club’s newest transfer target is Adrian Rabiot, who is seeking a move away from the Allianz Stadium.

According to Calciomercato, Juventus are keen to sell Rabiot and Aaron Ramsey to raise funds for their recruitment plans.

Newcastle United have emerged as a suitor for Rabiot, with the Magpies interested in a winter move. The Italian source claims Juve are demanding €15m for the player.

Why Newcastle?

Rabiot’s current contract runs until 2023, and the club are not under any pressure to sell him this winter. However, Newcastle’s plans to quickly improve their squad might increase the likelihood of an agreement.

The Magpies want to avoid relegation, and improving their midfield could be crucial in their battle for survival.

How has Rabiot Performed?

Since his move to Juventus in 2019, Rabiot has made 95 appearances for the club. However, the former PSG midfielder has slipped down the pecking order under Massimiliano Allegri this season.

The 26-year-old is criticised for his passive style of play, while Juventus struggle to find their form this season.

The club are linked with a move to re-sign Paul Pogba. However, a potential transfer for the Frenchman will most likely depend on the club’s success in selling Rabiot and Ramsey.

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