Date: 22nd July 2019 at 12:30pm
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L’Equipe has claimed that Newcastle United are readying a swoop to sign OGC Nice forward Allan Saint-Maximin this summer and understandably, many Magpies on Twitter are gushing over the thought of seeing him play in black and white stripes next season. Saint-Maximin, 22, was in good form for Nice last season as he scored six goals and supplied five assists in 34 Ligue 1 appearances. He can play on either wing, behind the centre-forward or as a himself, which would no doubt help Newcastle as their current attacking unit is depleted following exits of , and . According to WhoScored, Saint-Maximin completed more dribbles than any other player in Ligue 1 last season – more than Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. If Newcastle can sign someone who is so good with the ball at his feet then there’s no doubt that will be improving his squad. Hopefully the newly-appointed boss can strike a deal with Nice before the window closes next month.

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