Newcastle agree fee for Norwich's Jacob Murphy

Newcastle United have had a bid for Jacob Murphy accepted by Norwich City.

Monday, 17th July 2017, 4:25 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 7:53 am
Jacob Murphy, right
Jacob Murphy, right

The club had previously had an £8million offer rejected by the Championship side.

But talks continued over the weekend.

And Newcastle have today had an improved offer for the 22-year-old, thought to be £10million plus add-ons, accepted by Norwich.

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Murphy, a boyhood United fan, will now discuss personal terms with the club.

If, as expected, Murphy agrees a contract with Newcastle he will become the club's third summer signing.

Murphy caught Rafa Benitez's eye last season when he scored two goals against United in the Championship.