Norwich City in talks with midfielder as West Ham close in on winger deal from Celtic: Newcastle United gossip

As we edge closer to the start of the 2021/22 season – transfer talk is starting to increase.

Thursday, 24th June 2021, 11:01 am
Updated Thursday, 24th June 2021, 11:03 am

Here are some of the latest Newcastle United rumours and stories from around the web.

Norwich in talks with Billy Gilmour

It has been claimed that Newcastle are one of several clubs interested in a loan move for Chelsea midfielder Billy Gilmour.

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Billy Gilmour playing for Scotland.
Billy Gilmour playing for Scotland.

The Blues appear ready to let the 20-year-old leave on loan this summer, yet it doesn’t look like he’ll be heading to St James’ Park.

According to The Evening Standard, Gilmour is in talks with Norwich over a season-long loan move

The report claims that Southampton were keen on a deal in January before Chelsea ruled out an exit.

West Ham to land teenage winger

Newcastle also look set to miss out on Celtic winger Armstrong Okoflex.

The Magpies had been linked with the 19-year-old, who has struggled to progress from Celtic’s academy side to the first team.

Yet according to Herald and Times Sport, Okoflex is in London to finalise a move to West Ham.

Martin Dubravka nightmare

Finally, Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka endured a day to forget as Slovakia were beaten 2-0 by Spain and crashed out of Euro 2020.

After saving a penalty from Alvaro Morata, Dubravka made a calamitous error when he slapped the ball into his own net after Pablo Sarabia's shot hit the crossbar.

At half-time, ITV pundit Gary Neville said: “I think because it's come down from such a distance it's probably more difficult to parry over the bar - maybe he has to go with his fist.

"It's an embarrassing one for him.”

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