Championship star on Steve Bruce's January radar at Newcastle United

Newcastle United are reportedly eyeing a move for Queens Park Rangers midfielder Ryan Manning.

Tuesday, 15th October 2019, 8:45 am
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 05: Ryan Manning of QPR and Elliott Bennett of Blackburn during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Blackburn Rovers at The Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium on October 05, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images)

According to Football Insider, Steve Bruce is an admirer of the 23-year-old, who has been impressing in West London in a new role at left-back this season under Mark Warburton.

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Manning is out of contract at Loftus Road this summer, although the club do have an option to extend his current deal by a year.

Southampton are also thought to be interested in the player.