Newcastle United transfer news: Toon plot shock summer raid for Leeds United ace, PL duo in hunt for Magpies star

Newcastle United put in another eye-catching display against Manchester City on Friday evening, but still didn’t have enough to prevent themselves from slumping to a 4-3 defeat.

Monday, 17th May 2021, 8:17 am
St. James Park. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

The Toon Army have been in decent form of late, so much so that Steve Bruce was named Premier League manager of the month for April, and they will finally get an opportunity to welcome fans back to St. James’ Park when they face Sheffield United on Wednesday evening.

And despite coming under a lot of fire from supporters at various points in the season, Bruce is still looking forward to putting his side out in front of a crowd.

Speaking recently, he said: “We’re looking forward to welcoming some of you back to the stadium against Sheffield Untied next week, and I’d like to thank our fans for the way they’ve supporters us from afar during this unique season,” said Bruce, who has a year left on his United contract.

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PSG have already been in touch with Mo Salah’s camp, presumably trying to find out whether the Liverpool player would be interested in a move to France. (L'Equipe) (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

“I know there has been some negative publicity around me at times, but the vast majority of people I bump into – and the letters I receive – are encouraging and positive, and I thank them for that.

"Our passionate crowd is one of the big attractions of this job, and we’ve all missed our supporters so much this term, so to everyone who wishes me well, thank you very much.”

The Magpies lost their reverse fixture against Sheffield United earlier in the season.

We’ve gathered the best of today’s Premier League transfer speculation below...

Manchester United are in pole position for signing Jadon Sancho and the talks between the Red Devils and the Borussia Dortmund star’s agent are already underway. (Sport1) (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)
Sunderland have made an offer to Manchester United youngster Jacob Carney with Brighton and Burnley also in the running. (The Sun) (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Former Crystal Palace striker Clinton Morrison has claimed Brighton should sign Brentford hitman Ivan Toney to push them on to the next level. (Sky Sports) (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)
Newcastle United are keeping a close eye on Leeds United forward Tyler Roberts ahead of the summer window. (Daily Mail) (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Manchester City are preparing to bid £52m for Sporting Lisbon's Nuno Mendes. (Daily Mail) (Photo by Jonathan Moscrop/Getty Images)
Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld is a dream signing for Club Brugge this summer but is delaying a decision on his future. (Voetbal 24) (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Everton have expressed their interest in Bayer Leverkusen star Moussa Diaby ahead of the summer transfer window. (Foot Mercato) (Photo by Friedemann Vogel - Pool/Getty Images)
Leeds United and Burnley have joined the chase to sign Newcastle United wide man Jacob Murphy. (Football Insider) (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)