Dwight Gayle does U-turn after turning up for training at Newcastle

Dwight Gayle
Dwight Gayle

Fulham target Dwight Gayle did a U-turn after turning up for training at Newcastle United.

Gayle could leave the club before tonight's 11pm transfer deadline.

Fulham have lodged a £15million bid for the striker, who scored 23 Championship goals last season.

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Newcastle value Gayle in the £20million-bracket, and the club would not sell the 26-year-old without securing a replacement.

Gayle turned up for training at United this morning – only to do a U-turn.

Sky Sports News reporter Keith Downie tweeted: "Dwight Gayle just arrived at the Newcastle training ground & realising he was 4 hours early did a U-turn and left. Afternoon training today!"

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Newcastle are looking at Liverpool's Divock Origi as a potential replacement.

The club are looking to sign the 22-year-old on a season-long loan.