Newcastle Close on Atsu

Newcastle United are in talks with Chelsea winger Christian Atsu, the magpies are hoping to make his season long loan deal permanent.

Newcastle United manager, Rafael Benitez wants to sign players quickly ahead of the new season – Christian Atsu looks set to be the first one through the door. This is good news for Newcastle fans, Atsu made a great impression on Tyneside, showing a lot of promise. There is no doubt the Ghanaian can flourish at St James’ Park.

Atsu has an option in his contract that allows Newcastle to sign him for £6.2M. Atsu scored five times in 35 appearances for the magpies this season, the winger put in some eye-catching performances towards the end of the season as Newcastle lifted the Championship. The 25 year old joined Chelsea from Porto in 2013, however he has not made a single appearance for the Stamford Bridge club.

Rafael Benitez can get the very best from Atsu, the Ghanaian will be a threat in the Premier League next season. Atsu will no doubt be joined by a number of new signings this summer, as Newcastle prepare for life back in the Premier League. Newcastle will want to tie up the deal for Atsu as soon as possible.

Newcastle continue to linked with just about every player, after their promotion to the Premier League. Benitez, will be busy building a team capable of coping with the demands of the Premier League, Christian Atsu it seems is the first piece of the puzzle.

What do you think Newcastle fans?

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