Date: 25th July 2017 at 12:24pm
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are ready to slap in a £10m bid for .

According to a report in The Sun is keen to bring the Brazilian midfielder to St James’ Park.

Allan joined two years ago from with the Newcastle boss convinced that the 26-year-old has the qualities to thrive in the .

Benitez intended to recruit mainly from England but has spread his net further after hitting out at the crazy state of the domestic market.

In January Newcastle were quoted a price of £20m to sign Tom Cairney from but are ready to push for a former Brazilian u-20 internationalist with five years experience of playing in .

Midfield hasn’t been a signing priority for Benitez but news of the availability of Allan at £10m has brought Newcastle to the negotiating table.

Benitez is concentrating his efforts on bringing in a and striker as well as trying to move on half a dozen players not in his plans for the Premier League.