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Rafa Benitez's bid to land Florian Lejeune appears to be edging closer with Eibar's Sporting director claiming the Magpies are "taking strong steps" forward in the deal.

"I see it difficult for Lejeune to stay, we are worried that Newcastle are taking very strong steps," said Fran Garagarza.