Newcastle United transfer news: Newcastle ‘still monitoring’ Everton target, midfielder ‘poised to earn’ deal

Newcastle United ‘still monitoring’ Everton target. Midfielder ‘poised to earn’ contract extension.

It’s November now which means not only is the FIFA World Cup almost upon us but the January transfer window is now right around the corner.

Newcastle United have just five matches to play before the window opens, starting this weekend when they travel to St Mary’s to face Southampton. Eddie Howe’s side then face Crystal Palace in the EFL Cup and Chelsea before the extended winter break followed by Leicester City and Leeds United during the festive period. Here are the Premier League transfer news stories making the headlines on Wednesday morning:

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Austrian star Konrad Laimer is ready to listen to Premier League offers in 2023 after seeing a move to Bayern Munich breakdown in the summer (90min)

Borussia Dortmund could demand a Premier League record fee of £130million for Jude Bellingham with Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool battling Real Madrid for the England midfielder (The Sun)

Torino defender Perr Schuurs is on Liverpool’s shortlist as a long-term successor for Virgil van Dijk (Tuttomercato)

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Crystal Palace fear Wilfried Zaha, who is still thought to be a target for Arsenal and Chelsea, will leave when his deal expires at the end of the season, despite the club verbally offering their talisman a bumper new contract (Daily Mail)

Chelsea have launched a £30 million bid to sign Brighton & Hove Albion star Leandro Trossard (FourFourTwo)

Barcelona are looking at Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta as a future coaching option with his links to the club and former head coach Pep Guardiola making him a firm candidate down the line (Sport)

Newcastle United and Everton are still monitoring Chelsea forward Armando Broja in case a loan deal were to become available but it is not something Chelsea are planning at the moment (Ben Jacobs - CBS Sports)

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Jonjo Shelvey is poised to earn a one-year contract extension worth more than £3 million with the Newcastle United midfielder three games away from triggering a new deal (Mirror)

Leeds United are willing to listen to offers for midfielder Adam Forshaw, who is out of contract at the end of the season, in January (Football Insider)