Ex-Juventus defender on Newcastle United's January transfer radar – report

Newcastle United are reportedly ready to act in their rumoured pursuit of former Juventus defender Prince-Désir Gouano.

Wednesday, 8th January 2020, 6:00 am
Amiens' French defender Prince Desir Gouano celebrates after scoring during the French L1 football match between Amiens and Rennes at the Licorne stadium in Amiens, on September 26, 2018. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI / AFP)        (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP via Getty Images)
Amiens' French defender Prince Desir Gouano celebrates after scoring during the French L1 football match between Amiens and Rennes at the Licorne stadium in Amiens, on September 26, 2018. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI / AFP) (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP via Getty Images)

According to reports in France, United along with West Ham and Watford have ‘indicated their interest’ in the Amiens centre-back, a former teammate of Newcastle right-back Emil Krafth.

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Le10 Sport claim the Magpies ‘plan action’ in the January window.

Amiens skipper Gouano, 26, is an ex-France youth international, formerly of Le Havre, Juventus, Vicenza, Atalanta, RKC Waalwijk, Rio Ave, Bolton Wanderers, Gaziantepspor and Vitória Guimarães.