Interest in Chelsea winger ‘intensifies’ amid Newcastle United speculation as Blues ‘show interest’ in Everton winger

Interest in Callum Hudson-Odoi has reportedly ‘intensified’ as the winger emerges as transfer target for Newcastle United.

Here, we round-up all the latest transfer stories that have emerged today surrounding Newcastle United:

Hudson-Odoi speculation

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Interest in Newcastle United target Callum Hudson-Odoi has reportedly ‘intensified’ recently with the winger set to leave Stamford Bridge this summer, according to the Evening Standard.

The 21-year-old hasn’t featured for Thomas Tuchel’s first-team this season and looks set to leave the club on-loan with a host of Premier League sides interested in a deal for the winger.

Hudson-Odoi was reportedly set to join Borussia Dortmund earlier in the window, but the Bundesliga side have seemingly cooled their interest.

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Newcastle have been linked with a move for the England winger alongside teammates Armando Broja, Conor Gallager and Christian Pulisic.

Premier League rules state that a team can only loan one player from a club and so if the Magpies did move for Hudson-Odoi, then any future deal for one of his current Chelsea teammates would have to be a permanent one.

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Interest in Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has reportedly 'intensified' (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Gordon to Chelsea?

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If Hudson-Odoi was to leave Stamford Bridge this summer, he could be replaced by Everton’s Anthony Gordon, according to recent reports.

Gordon had emerged as a target for the Magpies earlier this window but is now reportedly being coveted by Chelsea.

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Owen on transfers

Former Magpies striker Michael Owen has admitted he has been surprised by the lack of transfer activity at St James’s Park this summer.

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Newcastle have already added Matt Targett, Nick Pope and Sven Botman to their ranks - but Owen revealed he expected more additions this summer:

Owen told the DAZN Soccer Show: "I've been surprised how quiet they've been in the transfer window.”

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"They've kept the powder dry and in many ways they had a really good transfer window in January. That was amazing.

"And I really like the manager (Eddie Howe). I did a lot of work with him while he was out of the game once he left Bournemouth and I can't tell you how much he impressed me. I'm really impressed with him. So I think they're in good shape.

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"But I did expect them to sign one or two more [players], [but] I do expect them to be absolutely fine, of course, this season."