Newcastle are eyeing Andros Townsend and Jetro Willems as potential summer targets.
The duo’s contracts are due to expire when the season ends.Newcastle
are also interested in Sheffield United midfielder John Lundstram and Kyle Bartley, West Brom’s defender.
Based on reports fromChronicle Live
, given the financial crisis and a tight budget, Newcastle are keeping tabs on the players that will become free agents soon.
The England international
moved to Newcastle in January 2016 on a £12 million transfer fee but joinedCrystal Palace
that summer after they paid his £13 million release clause. The 29-year-old made his mark, however, meeting the back of the net four times in 13 matches he played under the reign of Steve McClaren and then Rafael Benitez.
, on the other hand, played in 20 games on a loan spell at Newcastle last season, finding the target twice. However, he sustained an injury in January.
The 27-year-old did not make an appearance for Eintracht at all this season, but Newcastle are not put off by that.
Newcastle are struggling to survive in thePremier League
as they have only managed to win two of their last 18 league clashes and are sitting 17th on the table, getting ready to face Tottenham this weekend.