Newcastle are weighing up a transfer for Leicester striker Kelechi Iheanacho with the Nigeria worldwide reportedly trying to go away the membership within the January switch window.
Iheanacho scored twice in Leicester’s 5-1 thrashing of Peterborough within the FA Cup on Saturday, taking his tally to 4 within the competitors this season, however he has began simply two Premier League video games for Leicester since becoming a member of from Manchester Metropolis in August 2017.
Rafael Benitez in the meantime is determined to strengthen his Newcastle aspect forward of the battle to keep away from relegation from the Premier League, and The Mirror declare that The Magpies are monitoring Iheanacho’s scenario intently.
The confusion surrounding the possession scenario at Newcastle has to this point hampered Benitez’ skill to do enterprise on this January switch window, leaving the membership with little time to do make any signings earlier than the window closes on Wednesday.
It’s claimed that any deal for Iheanacho will rely upon Newcastle’s pursuit of striker Nicolai Jorgensen from Dutch aspect Feyenoord.
Whereas Iheanacho has struggled for recreation time within the Premier League this season, Jorgensen has scored 9 targets in 20 appearances in all competitions for the defending Dutch champions this season.
Newcastle at the moment sit fifteenth within the Premier League, only one level away from the relegation zone, with simply six factors overlaying the entire of the underside half of the Premier League desk with fourteen video games of the season remaining.