Newcastle United transfer rumours: Liverpool 'agree to sign' Magpies as Steve Bruce, Burnley, Brighton and Southampton eye £15m man

The Premier League season gets underway in just a matter of days now.

Sunday, 8th August 2021, 11:02 am

The Magpies have recently enjoyed friendlies against Doncaster Rovers, York City, Harrogate Town and Burton Albion as Steve Bruce eyes another season with the Tynesiders.

Newcastle also won a pre-season match against Premier League newcomers Norwich City at St James’ Park yesterday.

Here, though, we take a look at the latest stories doing the rounds this morning:

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Arsenal have made a move for England right-back Kieran Trippier, 30, after Manchester United were unable to agree on a fee with Atletico Madrid. (Sunday Sun)

Brighton are hoping to sign Arsenal's 22-year-old striker Eddie Nketiah for about £20m. (Sunday Sun)

Burnley are struggling to get a deal for RB Leipzig's 23-year-old English winger Ademola Lookman over the line, so may switch their focus on trying to sign Lyon’s Ivory Coast defender Maxwel Cornet. (Sunday Sun)

West Ham are continuing to negotiate personal terms with Fiorentina's Serbia defender Nikola Milenkovic, 23. However, the Hammers are said struggling to meet the demands set out by his representatives. (90min)

Newcastle United have enquired about signing 24-year-old English defender Nathaniel Phillips from Liverpool. The defender is available for around £12 million to £15 million. There have been of approaches from Burnley, Brighton, Newcastle and Southampton. (Athletic)

Leeds United are tabling an improved offer for Huddersfield Town midfielder Lewis O'Brien, 22, after an initial approach was rejected. (Football Insider)

Liverpool have agreed to sign Bobby Clark, 16, from Newcastle United after Tottenham turned down the chance to sign him this year. (Football Insider)

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