Newcastle United are set to join Arsenal and Manchester United in the race to sign Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic, according to Mail Online.
The United States international is nearing the final 18 months of his contract at Stamford Bridge and with no news of a renewal, Premier League teams are keeping a close eye on the situation.
As per the report, both the Magpies and Man United made enquiries about his availability in August. They are now joined by the Gunners as the three English clubs monitoring any developments ahead of the January transfer window.
The Blues are considering this proposition, as it could prove economically beneficial to allow the 24-year-old to leave in the winter. Otherwise, his price would drop significantly when he enters the final year of his deal.
Pulisic is said to be frustrated with his lack of game time in west London, having been disappointed he didn’t get a move away from Chelsea during the summer window.
The Tyneside outfit are scouting wingers to add to Eddie Howe’s squad, and it is said Chelsea may accept an offer in the region of £35m in January.
Newcastle keen to sign Pulisic
Although the American has started just three Premier League games all season, he is in great form for the US national team out in Qatar.
Having arrived in west London from Borussia Dortmund for a staggering £58m fee, the attacker has not experienced the career he would have hoped for when making the Premier League switch.
However, with Newcastle looking to add another winger to their squad, a previous target in Pulisic could be a great acquisition for the club.
The 24-year-old’s thunderous strike and playmaking abilities would add a quality option to the Toon, and he could likely play anywhere across the front-line due to his versatile skillset.
Praised by US teammate and Leeds United midfielder Tyler Adams as an ‘unbelievable player’, Pulisic has received huge plaudits for his performances in his national team shirt.
Having bagged 21 goals and 13 assists in 53 appearances for the US, former manager Jurgen Klinsmann has hailed the forward as simply ‘fantastic’.
With bags of talent clearly still there, this could be a brilliant signing for the Magpies.