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Newcastle interested in Tottenham Hotspur winger Steven Bergwijn

90min.com have reported that representatives of Steven Bergwijn are looking at potential loan moves for the Tottenham Hotspur winger, and that Newcastle United are interested in him.

The report has claimed that Tottenham have not made a complete decision on the Netherlands international winger, but his game-time has been inconsistent since joining in January 2020.

The same report claims that thus far, Ajax are the other team showing interest in the 24-year-old. The Times have reported that the Dutch side made a loan bid which Tottenham rejected.

With Newcastle already going after players with hefty price tags such as Sven Botman, a loan deal would be the most logical approach. The Magpies have two available loan slots this January and a player like Bergwijn would be a great pick up. Aside from Allan Saint-Maximin, Newcastle are limited in options out wide.

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Conte still thinks Bergwijn has ‘potential to improve’

A couple of weeks ago, Bergwijn impressed as he grabbed a goal and an assist against West Ham United in a 2-1 win in the Carabao Cup.

Tottenham head coach Antonio Conte was impressed with the Dutchman’s performance but stated he can play even better.

In a club interview, the Italian said, “Tonight he deserved his chance to play and he played a good game. He scored and made an assist. He was good, but I think he has the potential to improve and be better than tonight.”

Perhaps it’s the turning point for Bergwijn’s career at Spurs, after all, they did reject a loan bid from Ajax. There’s no doubt he has the ability, his debut strike and performance against Man City showed that.

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No smoke without fire, but loan deal seems unlikely

If Newcastle were to pull it off and get Bergwijn on loan, some fans would be totally stunned. However, the deal actually occurring seems highly unlikely.

With Spurs allegedly already turning down a loan bid from Ajax (a team still in the Champions League), a move to Tyneside seems unlikely.

The Toon Army should keep an eye out in case Tottenham do decide to make him available. Having said that, if they are truly looking at wingers other options need to be looked at.

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