Newcastle linked with Brazilian playmaker

Newcastle United have been linked with a move for Brazilian midfielder Gabriel.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 26 January, 2017, 19:15
Rafa Benitez

Rafa Benitez is looking to strengthen his midfield options in this month's transfer window.

And reports in Spain claim that Newcastle are interested in signing the 23-year-old on loan from La Liga side Leganes.

Gabriel joined Leganes from Juventus last summer and signed a three-year deal with the club.

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He had previously been on loan with the Madrid side.

United, second in the Championship, are yet to make a transfer breakthrough in the window.