Newcastle United are thought to have enquired about the 25-year-old’s availability in west London as they desperately search for more creativity in their midfield.
Jonjo Shelvey’s absence has been a notable one over the past few games as the Toon Army surrendered top spot in the Championship to Brighton and Hove Albion.
Since joining the Cottagers from Blackburn Rovers for around £3.5m, the former Scotland U21 ace has established himself as one of the club’s best players and it’s said, even within the Chronicle, his current charges would want a mammoth fee.
Cairney still has two years to run on his deal with the club, giving Fulham all the power in the reported transfer battle, though funds are indeed available to manager Rafa Benitez.
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