Arsenal, Everton, Celtic and Rangers join Newcastle United in race for exciting EFL starlet

Newcastle United have been credited with an interest in Carlisle United youngster Jarrad Branthwaite – but they aren’t the only side chasing the talented 17-year-old.

Saturday, 7th December 2019, 3:20 pm
Newcastle United are eyeing Carlisle United youngster Jarrad Branthwaite

The Gazette understands that United’s talent-spotters have watched Branthwaite regularly this term after the centre back burst onto the scene at Brunton Park.

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But they will face a battle to land his signature, with BBC Cumbria claiming Arsenal, Everton, Celtic and Rangers are all watching the teenager as he features against Morecambe this afternoon.