Newcastle bid for Nicolai Jorgensen turned down

Rafa Benitez
Rafa Benitez

Newcastle United have had a £12million bid for Nicolai Jorgensen turned down, according to reports in Holland.

The 21-year-old lifted the Dutch title with Feyenoord last year.

Jorgensen scored 21 goals last term, and the Denmark international has netted times in the Eredivisie so far this season.

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United have reportedly had their offer rejected by Feyenoord, who value Jorgensen, signed 18 months ago from FC Copenhagen, at £20million.

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez wants to sign a striker in this month's transfer window.



The club yesterday signed Chelsea winger Kenedy on a half-season loan.

Kenedy said: “I’ve come to help the team, to give everything on the pitch, to give my maximum.

“I’ll give everything to the club, for my team-mates, for the coach, to help Newcastle achieve their objectives for the season.

“I hope everything is going to be all right. I’ve come to show my ability, my creativity, and I think I can help this squad.”