This is why Newcastle United midfielder won't be heading to Watford

Matty Longstaff will not be joining Watford on loan on transfer deadline day.

Monday, 1st February 2021, 11:37 am
Matty Longstaff.

The Newcastle United midfielder is wanted on loan by the Championship club ahead of today’s deadline.

However, Longstaff – who signed a new deal at Newcastle last summer – is set to stay at St James’s Park.

The 20-year-old has found starts hard to come by since recovering from a thigh injury, though he did impress over the festive period.

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Longstaff's elder brother Sean is also set to stay at United.