Tottenham weigh up move for Newcastle midfielder

Tottenham Hotspur are considering a move for Newcastle United's Georginio Wijnaldum.

Tuesday, 5th July 2016, 3:57 pm
Updated Tuesday, 5th July 2016, 5:02 pm
Georginio Wijnaldum

The Telegraph report that the club is looking to sign an attacking midfielder this summer – and Wijnaldum is on their shortlist.

Wijnaldum scored 11 Premier League goals for Newcastle last season.

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And the 25-year-old, signed from title-winning PSV Eindhoven for £14.5million a year ago, dropped a hint about his future earlier this summer.

“Of course I want to play at as high level as possible – in the Premier League with a beautiful club – but not everything always goes the way you want," he said. "I will see what happens.”

United manager Rafa Benitez, however, is under no pressure to sell any of his players.