Newcastle United news: Club close in on winger, Chelsea target loanee

Modou Barrow, left
Modou Barrow, left

Newcastle United are closing in on a deal for Swansea City's Modou Barrow.

The club are looking to sign Barrow on loan with a view to a permanent deal.

United moved for the 24-year-old after being frustrated in their attempts to re-sign Andros Townsend from Crystal Palace.

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Chelsea, meanwhile, are reportedly interested in signing this Newcastle player.

Rafa Benitez's side returned to the top of the Championship table after Saturday's 4-0 win over Rotherham United.

And goalkeeper Karl Darlow has been talking about THAT save.

Finally, Newcastle have been given more tickets for next month's game against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux.