Newcastle and Fulham keen on Swansea City midfielder - reports

Newcastle are keen on Roque Mesa (right)
Newcastle are keen on Roque Mesa (right)

Newcastle United and Fulham have been linked with moves for Swansea City's Roque Mesa.

The 29-year-old midfielder made the move to England last summer, signing for Swansea in an £11m deal from Las Palmas.

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But his first season at the Liberty Stadium was underwhelming as the Spaniard made just 11 appearances for the Swans before being sent back to Spain on loan, joining Sevilla.

It has been expected that Mesa would make a permanent move to Sevilla and - while they remain keen to seal a deal - there is now interest from the Premier League.

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Reports from Spain claim that both Fulham and Newcastle are keen on Mesa as he seeks a move away from the relegated Swans.

His contract in Wales runs until 2021, but Mesa is keen to play at a higher level next season.

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And his agent has told Sevilla ABC that he has received 'many proposals' in recent weeks with interest from both England and Spain.