Sean Longstaff has been assured of his first-team probabilities after receiving a four-year contract provide from Newcastle United, a report has claimed.
As issues stand, Sean Longstaff is because of turn out to be a free agent on the finish of the season. His contract with Newcastle United solely has a few months left to run on it. However there stays an opportunity they may prolong his keep.
According to The Times, there’s now a suggestion of a four-year contract on the desk for Longstaff to remain at St James’ Park. If he indicators it, he could be with the membership till 2026, by which period he will probably be within the prime of his profession at 28 years outdated.
Longstaff has been a Newcastle United first-team participant since December 2018, when the academy graduate made his debut after mortgage spells away at Kilmarnock and Blackpool.
In whole, he has amassed 92 appearances for his hometown membership, scoring 5 targets. Longstaff has began 12 Premier League matches this season.
Just a few years in the past, he was attracting the likes of Manchester United, however his star has light considerably since. If he’s to depart Newcastle now, one get together – as TEAMtalk understands – could be Middlesbrough, in the event that they safe promotion. West Brom, managed by Steve Bruce, are additionally eager.
However the Magpies are working to verify his departure doesn’t occur. Certainly, these on the board need Longstaff to be a key a part of their future.
From his perspective, Longstaff desires assurances over enjoying time earlier than committing. Since Newcastle’s Saudi-backed takeover, they’ve already made one signing in his place within the form of Bruno Guimaraes – and there will probably be anticipation for extra transfers.
Eddie Howe makes Sean Longstaff promise
However Eddie Howe has reportedly informed Longstaff he can nonetheless struggle for his place within the black-and-white shirt.
The supervisor has already given the 24-year-old 11 appearances since taking cost of the membership. That’s as many as Bruce had within the first a part of the season.
Longstaff will probably be hoping Howe sticks to his phrase and retains him inside his plans ought to he keep on a brand new deal.
The report reveals that talks have been ongoing for greater than a month between the membership, Longstaff and his representatives. They must come to a conclusion quickly to keep away from the midfielder strolling away at no cost.
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