Newcastle United have apparently made a last-ditch attempt to sign Boubacar Kamara from Marseille.

That is the claim from La Phoceen in France.

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Boubacar Kamara (Photo by Jonathan Bartolozzi/Olympique de Marseille via Getty Images)

Time is now of the essence for Newcastle, who have only brought in Joe Willock and Santiago Munoz this summer.

Bruce has wanted to strengthen at the back, and it seems the club might be trying their luck over Kamara as the window’s end approaches.

It’s explained that an offer has arrived on club president Pablo Longoria’s desk from the Magpies.

The publication have not disclosed the nature of the offer.

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Boubacar Kamara (Photo by Chris Ricco – UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)

Given what has been written previously, it would be no surprise if it was a loan with option or obligation to buy.


Frustratingly though, Kamara is said to be ‘extremely hesitant’.

Kamara stance would be a concern

If La Phoceen are to be believed about Kamara being hesitant about a move, then that would be a concern.

It’s a tricky situation.

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Boubacar Kamara (Photo by Marcio Machado/Eurasia Sport Images/Getty Images)

It is important to make sure players are actually keen to sign when making a transfer. But Newcastle seriously need to strengthen at the back, and Kamara would undoubtedly be a coup.

It is one to keep an eye on, but given Marseille are in the Europa League this season, it might be hard for Newcastle to convince Kamara to come to the Premier League.

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