Bruce confirms Newcastle deal for £20m Inter winger

Date published: Friday 24th January 2020 11:16

Valentino Lazaro could make his Newcastle debut against Oxford in the FA Cup fourth round on Saturday after arriving on Tyneside to undergo a medical.

The Inter Milan winger will be in the squad provided the paperwork on his loan deal is processed in time.

Speaking at his pre-match pres conference, head coach Steve Bruce said: “Well, he’s here, he’s in the building, which is a good sign.

“I think it’s fair to say that we’ve managed to hold off a couple of clubs because once he became available, then somebody of his pedigree was always going to have a few options, and thankfully he’s chosen us.

“He’s here, we’re hoping that we can get the paperwork and everything done so he can play tomorrow.”

 

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