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Newcastle United 'plot move' for winger in January – report

Newcastle United are reportedly eyeing a move for Portuguese sensation Matchoi Bobo Djalo in January.

Thursday, 5th December 2019, 7:00 am

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Pacos Ferreira's Portuguese coach Pedro Miguel Marques da Costa Filipe (R) points at Portuguese referee Tiago Martins after being handed a red card during the Portuguese league football match between FC Porto and FC Pacos de Ferreira at the Dragao stadium in Porto on December 2, 2019. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP) (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP via Getty Images)
Pacos Ferreira's Portuguese coach Pedro Miguel Marques da Costa Filipe (R) points at Portuguese referee Tiago Martins after being handed a red card during the Portuguese league football match between FC Porto and FC Pacos de Ferreira at the Dragao stadium in Porto on December 2, 2019. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP) (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP via Getty Images)

But United face a battle to land the 16-year-old, with Serie A giants Juventus keeping tabs on the player as well as Premier League rivals Everton and Southampton.

According to Football Insider, the player has burst on the scene with Pacos de Ferreira this season.

And the report states: “A Newcastle source has told Football Insider (NUFC) scouts have regularly watched Djalo and are plotting a move.”