Newcastle United make transfer breakthrough 'after tabling four-year deal'

Emil Krafth’s set for a medical at Newcastle United, according to a report in Sweden.

Head coach Steve Bruce, preparing his team for Sunday’s Premier League season-opener against Arsenal, hopes to sign a right-back before tomorrow’s transfer deadline.

And Krafth, 25, has agreed a four-year deal at St James’s Park, according to Expressen.

The Sweden international joined Amiens this summer after a successful loan last season.

Emil Krafth.

Newcastle have signed three players – Joelinton, Allan Saint-Maximin and Jetro Willems – so far this summer.