A giant replace has emerged on Newcastle United switch goal Stefan de Vrij…
What’s the discuss?
According to Football Insider, a supply has revealed that the defender’s future at Inter is up within the air as his contract is up in 2023 and the Italian facet are in determined want of cash.
The report claims that they’re set to demand a charge within the area of £15m for the defender, with Premier League sides Aston Villa and Tottenham becoming a member of the Magpies in being interested by signing him.
Newcastle’s personal Leonardo Bonucci
Eddie Howe can land the membership their very own Bonucci by signing de Vrij, as present Tottenham boss Antonio Conte as soon as in contrast him to the Juventus icon.
The Italian head coach managed the Dutchman at Inter and beforehand heaped reward on his expertise. He said:
Ought to Newcastle signal de Vrij?
“The expansion of this workforce comes from assimilating sure ideas. Stefan [de Vrij], like Bonucci, turns into an necessary participant as a result of they have to inevitably go away him room. Stefan is doing properly. My defenders should be the primary to depend on, even Godin had made assists towards Udinese. We now have to attempt it.”
This can be a large declare from Conte as Bonucci has been an elite performer all through his profession. He has been capped 115 occasions by Italy and received nine Serie A titles, together with the European Championship together with his nation final summer season, which exhibits how extremely de Vrij is rated by the Spurs boss.
The Dutch centre-back has additionally been dubbed a “monster” by his former Lazio teammate Mauricio and his statistics within the Serie A again up the excessive reward.
Since transferring to Italy, he has averaged a WhoScored rating of 6.85 or higher in seven of his eight seasons for Lazio and Inter mixed. This means that he has been constantly delivering high quality performances on the again within the Italian top-flight over the course of one of the best a part of a decade, which is why he could be a unbelievable signing for Newcastle.
The 30-year-old is a confirmed, skilled, performer who will be capable of slot straight into Howe’s workforce on the again as he has proven that he’s a dependable defender.
PIF should now make the most of Inter’s want for money by stumping up the £15m required to take him away from the San Siro, in order that he can be a part of the Magpies and be their ‘Bonucci’ on the coronary heart of the defence.
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