Newcastle United keen on £10m Champions League striker – report

Newcastle United are considering a January move for Genk striker Mbwana Samatta, according to a report.

Mbwana Samatta.
Mbwana Samatta.

Samatta scored in the club’s 2-1 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday night.

And Newcastle and West Ham United are “interested” in 26-year-old Samatta, according to BBC journalist Ian Dennis.

Samatta, a Tanzania international, has a reported £10million release clause.