Newcastle United duo Freddie Woodman and Sean Longstaff are being scouted by a number of clubs.

According to The Chronicle Live, scouts were watching goalkeeper Woodman and midfielder Longstaff in action for the under-23s.

Scouts watch Newcastle pair

In the under-23 clash with Southampton, scouts from Kilmarnock, Celtic and Manchester United were present.

They were casting their eyes over Woodman and Longstaff. Both players are out of contract next summer and could be available on the cheap.

Newcastle are yet to agree new deals with the promising pair and this could prove costly.

Freddie Woodman

during a pre-season friendly match between Hull City and Newcastle United at KCOM Stadium on July 24, 2018 in Hull, England.

The talented young goalkeeper is considered to be one of the best young Englishmen in his position.

The England under-21 international was the subject of interest from Charlton and Oxford United this summer.

But the Magpies blocked the 21-year-old’s loan move. Woodman has previously spent time out on loan, most recently with Kilmarnock and Aberdeen.

Sean Longstaff

NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND – AUGUST 29: Sean Longstaff of Newcastle United during the Carabao Cup Second Round match between Nottingham Forest and Newcastle United at City Ground on August 29, 2018 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)

Longstaff plays in midfield and he is an exciting young prospect.

But with his contract expiring in summer 2019, clubs are lurking and hoping to poach him.

This report claims he could be available for just £300,000 if he fails to agree new terms.

Prioritise new deals

Newcastle have a talented academy and cannot afford to lose their best players for bargain prices.

Clubs like Celtic and Man United will be wise and look for bargain deals but this can be prevented.

Newcastle need to reward Woodman and Longstaff with new contracts as they are part of the future of the club.

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