Newcastle United news: Newcastle target England defender, Rangers key man wanted

Steven Taylor
Steven Taylor

Newcastle United are targeting a defender with Championship experience.

The relegated club is looking to overhaul its squad in readiness for next season's Championship campaign.

And we reveal one defender who is interesting United.

Newcastle are hopeful that Rafa Benitez will stay on at St James's Park.

The club was today linked with a key man at Rangers who served under Benitez at Liverpool.

Benitez handed Jamie Sterry, 20, his United debut in the season-ending 5-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur last weekend.

And the defender has been talking about the occasion and his hopes for the future.

Meanwhile, Newcastle winger Andros Townsend has been talking about his England call-up.

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