Belgian club to rival Newcastle United for Brazilian's signature
Belgian outfit Club Brugge have entered the race to sign midfield target Thiago Maia.
The Brazilian has been linked with a deadline day switch to St James’s Park, with reports claiming United have tabled a loan offer for the player.
Het Nieuwsblad claiming the Belgian side joining the Magpies and Genoa in the hunt for the Brazil under-23 international, currently of Lille.
United currently have Jonjo Shelvey, Isaac Hayden, Sean Longstaff, Matty Longstaff, Ki Sung-yeung and Jack Colback on their books in midfield.