Matty Longstaff set to stay at Newcastle United amid Watford interest

Matty Longstaff will not be joining Watford on loan on transfer deadline day.

The Newcastle United midfielder is wanted on loan by the Championship club ahead of today’s deadline.

However, Longstaff – who signed a new deal at Newcastle last summer – is set to stay at St James’s Park.

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The 20-year-old has found starts hard to come by since recovering from a thigh injury, though he did impress over the festive period.

Longstaff's elder brother Sean is also set to stay at United.

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