Newcastle linked with swoop for Chelsea midfielder

Newcastle United have been linked with a move for Chelsea midfielder Kasey Palmer.

Wednesday, 20th June 2018, 2:55 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th June 2018, 11:13 am
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The Daily Mail reports that Rafa Benitez's side are one of many clubs keen on a move for Palmer, with the Magpies' Premier League rivals thought to be looking to loan the youngster out this season.

Comfortable playing as a number ten or in a deeper midfield role, the Chelsea man has impressed during two recent loan spells.

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Palmer, 21, spent the start of last season on loan at Huddersfield Town before then agreeing a temporary switch to Derby in January.

And he excelled at Pride Park, netting twice in 14 appearances while putting in a number of standout performances.

Sheffield United and Norwich City are also thought to be monitoring Palmer, who has made six appearances for England under-21s.