Lower league journeyman linked with SURPRISE move to goal-shy Newcastle United after Joelinton criticism

Newcastle United are reportedly eyeing up a SHOCK move for Premier League veteran Glenn Murray.

Monday, 6th January 2020, 11:46 am
Updated Monday, 6th January 2020, 6:17 pm
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 01: Glenn Murray of Brighton and Hove Albion arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Chelsea FC at American Express Community Stadium on January 01, 2020 in Brighton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 01: Glenn Murray of Brighton and Hove Albion arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Chelsea FC at American Express Community Stadium on January 01, 2020 in Brighton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

The Brighton frontman, 36, has cored just once for Seagulls this season in 14 appearances and is out-of-contract in the summer.

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And according to the Guardian, could be set for a south coast exit with Newcastle and Aston Villa interested in a “six-month deal”.

Steve Bruce is keen to strengthen this month, but must move players out before he has space in his 25-man Premier League squad.