Newcastle United transfer news: Magpies in battle with Wolves for Portugal international, West Ham target PSG academy product

Here is the latest from today’s Premier League transfer news.

Newcastle United claimed all three points on their return to Premier League action yesterday.

The Magpies hosted newly promoted Nottingham Forest in the first match of the new season as Edide Howe handed Nick Pope his debut.

Meanwhile, £35 million defender Sven Botman was named on the bench following his move from Lille.

Eddie Howe’s dominated at St. James’ Park throughout, with Forest having zero shots in 90 minutes.

A second half stunner by Fabian Schar gifted Newcastle the lead and their first goal of the campaign, with Callum Wilson following it up with one of his own 20 minutes later.

Newcastle will travel south next as they face Brighton & Hove Albion in their first away trip of the season.

The Seagulls are yet to play this weekend but face Manchester United at Old Trafford this afternoon.

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Meanwhile, £35 million defender Sven Botman was named on the bench following his move from Lille.

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