Ex-Sunderland striker linked with SHOCK Newcastle United move post-Saudi takeover

Former Sunderland forward Fabio Borini has been linked with a SHOCK post-takeover move to Newcastle United.

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UDINE, ITALY - FEBRUARY 16: Fabio Borini of Hellas Verona in action during the Serie A match between Udinese Calcio and Hellas Verona at Stadio Friuli on February 16, 2020 in Udine, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

The Magpies are on the verge of being taken over by a Saudi Arabian-led consortium, with the £300million deal with Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley in the hands of the Premier League.

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And according to Italian outlet Tutto, Hellas Verona attacker Borini is a target for United as well as Premier League rivals Aston Villa and Crystal Palace.

Borini, 29, left the Stadium of Light in 2015.