Newcastle United 'in talks over £12.5m deal'

Newcastle United are in talks over a move for Rogerio, according to a report.

Saturday, 5th September 2020, 8:00 am

Head coach Steve Bruce – who loaned Jetro Willems and Danny Rose last season – is looking to sign a left-back this summer, and Sky in Italy claim that the club is in discussions with Sassuolo over a move for 22-year-old Rogerio, who would reportedly command a fee of £12.5million.

Rogerio – who played for Brazil at youth level – joined the Serie A club on a permanent deal from Juventus last summer after two successful loans.

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United, meanwhile, complete their pre-season campaign this afternoon with a behind-closed-doors game against Championship club Stoke City at St James’s Park.